Business: Vegan-Friendly Footwear
Natalie Portman is an advocate for animal rights, and she only wears clothing and shoes that are not made of animal byproduct. In early 2008, she collaborated with designer Te Casan to launch a vegan-friendly footwear line, which included shoes that were made without harming animals.
However, customers may have thought that the $200 price tag was a bit high, and shortly after, in December 2008, the parent company, Te Casan, closed shop due to failing sales.
Source: E! Online