21 Sep 2017
CO|TE at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia with the ECONYL® yarn

Many named it the climax event of the 2017 Milan Fashion Week. It is the first edition of the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia organized by Eco-Age with the Italian National Chamber of Fashion. Our ECONYL® yarn was present both as the ingredient of a unique green carpet that decorated “Piazza della Scala” on the […]

21 Sep 2017
Leo Studio Design at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia with the ECONYL®yarn

Many named it the climax event of the 2017 Milan Fashion Week. It is the first edition of the Green Carpet Fashion Awards Italia organized by Eco-Age with the Italian National Chamber of Fashion. Our ECONYL® yarn was present both as the ingredient of a unique green carpet that decorated “Piazza della Scala” on the […]

25 Jul 2017
MEDIUM – 5 fashion trends in sustainable swimwear for summer 2017

This summer, it’s not just about looking good, but also feeling good — for buying responsible clothing that makes a positive impact on the wellbeing of our environment. Sustainability is a hot topic in the fashion world, and conscious consumers today have the opportunity to choose from many products with a reduced environmental impact. Our partners — brands that […]

06 Jul 2017
Share a Vision, Start your Action: ECONYL® participates at ISKO Sustainability Panel at Panorama Berlin

How can sustainability influence the daily behavior of consumers? – Maria Giovanna Sandrini, Brand and Communication Manager for the Aquafil Group, participated on July 5 at the ISKOTM Sustainability Panel at the Panorama Berlin. She discussed with Marco Lucietti, Global Marketing Director ISKOTM, Denim Inovator Adriano Goldschmied and the CSO of Panorama Berlin, Fares G. […]

21 Apr 2017
Inspired by the ECONYL® story!

Some days ago we spotted some nice pictures of a swimsuit on Instagram and discovered that a senior student of North Carolina State University created the swimsuit by using our ECONYL® regenerated yarn woven into beautiful Carvico fabric. We interviewed her to discover what inspired her and what she sees for the future of sustainability […]

14 Feb 2017
Rey Swimwear launches new collection made with ECONYL® regenerated yarn

Swimsuit designer Jessica Rey, founder of Rey Swimwear has developed sustainable swimsuit designs partnering with our company, Aquafil, to create designs that incorporate our ECONYL® 100% regenerated Nylon. Rey’s collection will include one-piece, two-piece and kids’ swimwear lines and will offer popular designs with women’s confidence, comfort, and timeless style in mind. The company was […]

20 Jan 2017
Giulio Bonazzi at the Ethical Fashion Show in Berlin

On January 19th, our CEO Giulio Bonazzi participated in a panel discussion in Berlin at the Ethical Fashion Show. The subject was “Plastics in our waters: The role of the textile industry”. The moderator was Dr. Bernhard Bauske of WWF and the other guests were: Alexander Nolte (Langbrett), Michael Spitzbarth (Bleed), and Angele Zettner (Manufactum). […]

19 Jan 2017
Fashion Photo-Shooting in a Waste Treatment Plant

We never thought about our waste treatment center in Ajdovscina as a place for a photo shoot with a model. It is cold, big and full of waste material. But, we were intrigued when our client Kunert asked if they could organize a photo shoot with a model in our Ajdovscina Waste Treatment center among […]

THE GOLD MEDAL TEAM FOR PLASTIC AND SUSTAINABILITY AT PLASTICITY FORUM LONDON

Here is the video of the panel discussion “Weaving sustainability into our textiles” that took place at Plasticity Forum London on September 21st. The event was part of the London Design Festival and sought to bridge the gap between the design community and experts who work with plastic, recycling and the aspects of sustainability which relate to waste reduction. […]

THE ECONYL® REGENERATION SYSTEM AT PLASTICITY FORUM WITH NET-WORKS AND AURIA

On September the 21st, Giulio Bonazzi, CEO & President of Aquafil, was in London to talk at Plasticity Forum (part of the London Design Festival). The event aimed at bringing the design community into the big discussion on the future of plastic sustainability. Bonazzi talked about the ECONYL® regeneration system during a panel discussion about “Weaving sustainability […]

24 Aug 2016
MEDIUM – YOUNG FASHION DESIGNER YORGOS VOULGARIS THINKS SUSTAINABILITY

Our new Medium article is a Q&A with young fashion designer Yorgos Voulgaris, who was the 2nd place winner of the MEDASSET/Healthy Seas sustainable fashion contest in Greece. We met him during his visit to the ECONYL® facilities in Slovenia and tried to find out how important sustainability is for his work. We hope this can be of inspiration for […]

05 Aug 2016
‘HEALTHY SEAS FASHION PROJECT’ IN TOUR AT CRETAQUARIUM IN CRETE

It all started in Athens from the collaboration between MEDASSET, Healthy Seas and the fashion department of AKTO College of Art and Design. A sustainable fashion contest among young designers was created. They had to create a style made with fabric containing ECONYL® regenerated yarn also taking inspiration from the whole story of waste and spent nets recovery. Healthy Seas is […]

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