18 Feb 2020

SOURCING JOURNAL – ECONYL®Regenerated Nylon Hit the NYFW Runway in Jonathan Cohen Collection

By Arthur Friedman Designer Jonathan Cohen embraced the environmental properties of Econyl nylon to create his Fall/Winter 2020 capsule collection. Shown at New York Fashion Week, the collection is meant to promote and symbolize zero-waste design and is an expression of integrating the beauty of nature with premium fashion. “We believe it is vital for […]

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16 Feb 2020

GRAZIA – So, What Exactly Is Happening At London Fashion Week?

By Natalie Hammond The second port of call on the whistle-stop tour of fashion capitals is our very own London. The design talent, which spans the heritage houses like Burberry and the new guard of fashion agitators like Matty Bovan, has become famous for its innovative spirit and, this season, its willingness to think more […]

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17 Feb 2020

REFINERY 29 – Meghan’s Style Game Is Sustainable In Her First Appearance With Harry Since Their Royal Exit

By Sarah Midkiff Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made their first public appearance since “Megxit” and, senior member of the royal family or not, we are still taking style notes from Meghan. (…) While deplaning, Meghan held onto a small navy and black travel bag from Prada’s Re-Nylon line which, according to Prada’s website, is […]

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17 Feb 2020

DAILY MAIL – Meghan’s VERY sustainable outfit: Duchess of Sussex carries a $1,790 re-nylon Prada bag created from ocean waste and $125 Rothy’s flats made of yarn generated from plastic bottles as she returns to Canada with Harry

By Frances Mulraney and Rachel Sharp Images obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com show the Royal couple together for the first time since Megxit Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were spotted stepping off a commercial flight in Canada on Friday Meghan opted for an eco-friendly outfit for the flight wearing shoes made with recycled plastic water bottles […]

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29 Jan 2020

DEZEEN – Forbo’s Coral flooring collection is made with regenerated fishing nets and plastic bottles

UK manufacturer Forbo Flooring has created a range of textile entrance flooring from regenerated industrial and post-consumer waste, which can reduce cleaning time for businesses. The Coral collection is made with Econyl, a high-quality yarn derived from carpet waste, fishing nets and other materials that would otherwise have gone to landfill. This yarn is then […]

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08 Jan 2020

HOME TEXTILES TODAY – Sarawagi adds sustainability to synthetic handknots

by Cecile Corral Partners with Econyl for new line of Nepalese rugs Kathmandu, Nepal – Sarawagi is doing its part to help “overcome exceptionally fast cycles of modern consumers.” The innovative hand-knotted Nepalese rug company has partnered with regenerated nylon brand Econyl to design a new collection made from recycled waste. Created by Italian firm […]

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23 Dec 2019

WIRED – Feast your eyes on our luxury edit of design and tech in 2019

by Chris Haslam WIRED’s annual Gear of the Year guide goes luxe – featuring the very best in design and luxury tech across 2019 from iconic cameras to high-end hampers It’s not often we get the license to scour the farthest reaches of the globe (and, indeed, the internet) for the luxury design pieces and […]

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07 Jan 2020

THE RUGGIST – Fruition | Handknotted Nylon Part 5 of 5

By The Ruggist. Feedback, caveats, and the quest to learn more highlight the introduction of ‘Nylon Engulfed.’ To explore the creation of a new product is to take a step away from what has been into the unknown, the perhaps unfathomable, the hitherto unrealized. It requires a degree of modernism and a progressive mindset insomuch […]

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02 Jan 2020

THE RUGGIST – Handknotted Nylon Part 4 of 5

Weaving and finishing now complete, ‘Nylon Engulfed’ sparks interest in novel carpetry fibres. by Michael Christie. Originally published on The Ruggist. On 10 November 2019 Peter Goudeseune and Sergey Burattin of Aquafil, makers of ECONYL® nylon, Shally Sarawagi of Sarawagi Rugs, and I traveled to the north-east outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal in order to ceremoniously […]

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31 Dec 2019

ROBB REPORT – Recycled Nylon and Armor-Like Leather: How New Fabrics Are Shaping the Future of Fashion

by John Ortved Breakthroughs in development and manufacturing are leading to the creation of revolutionary fabrics with properties like you’ve never seen before. During their famous 1953 ascent of Mount Everest, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay relied on a familiar material to keep the deadly elements at bay: nylon. Hillary, drawing inspiration from military […]

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24 Dec 2019

HOME TEXTILE TODAY – Pottery Barn Teen, Aquafil partner for a new sustainable rug

by Cecile Corral Watercolor Dots made of Econyl regenerated nylon Cartersville, Ga. – A new area rug from Pottery Barn Teen can trace its origins back to discarded fishnets, fabric scraps, carpet flooring, and industrial plastic. The Williams-Sonoma Inc. nameplate has partnered with Aquafil to create the Watercolor Dots rug as part of its Spring […]

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19 Dec 2019

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST – A Design Lover’s Guide to Sustainable Travel in 2020

By Darrell Hartman From hotels, resorts, and accessories to airlines and cruises, better design is making a world of difference for travelers The act of traveling right now oozes ecological contradiction. A trip typically consumes more precious resources than staying at home does, but can also remind a traveler of what makes the planet worth […]

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