Divers remove monster ghost fishing nets from Italian waters that will be transformed into catwalk collections

Between 6-8th October in deep waters off the coast of the Aeolian Islands, volunteer technical divers rescued more than 4 tons (4,000 kg) of ghost fishing gear, which will be sent to a recycling facility in Slovenia and transformed into sustainable textiles for fashion houses across the globe. During the mission, Ghost Fishing divers recovered […]

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Large scale diving mission to recover lost fishing nets from the seabed of Aeolian Islands

From October 6-8, the Healthy Seas initiative in cooperation with Aeolian Islands Preservation Fund (AIPF), Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) and the Ghost Fishing Foundation is carrying out a mission in the Aeolian Islands to recover lost fishing nets. The mission is exclusively sponsored by Aquafil, with contributions from AIPF and BLUE. According to UNEP and […]

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ECONYL® yarn weaves sustainability into amazing events and the minds of people at the Milan Fashion Week

A week just passed by and many people are still talking about the Milano Fashion Week. Our ECONYL® yarn was weaving the importance of sustainability into various events and the minds of people throughout the whole week by celebrating the closing of this event at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards with an outstanding green red […]

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Noma: sun protection swimwear for babies

Noma Swimwear is an environmentally conscious sun protection swimwear brand for babies and children. Their swimwear fabric combines ECONYL® yarn with elastane for a stretch/performance fabric that has a UPF50+ rating (the highest possible rating for sun protection) and is ultra-chlorine resistant, sun cream resistant and has excellent shape retention. Noma swimwear designs are deliberately […]

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With a focus on Scandinavian simplicity & a responsibility to look after the environment, all OHOY swim products are produced from plastic and fishing nets collected also from the ocean and recycled into ECONYL® yarn, used to make the luxurious Italian fabric OHOY swim uses. The brand doesn’t believe in swimwear seasons but in adventures […]

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MEDIUM – How designers can sell their creative and sustainable work

Are you human? This is the provocative question of Charlene C. Lam who helps creatives and designers showing and selling their work. We talked with her about the future of retail and how to sell creative and sustainable products. Being human is part of the answer but there is much more that emerges in this […]

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YoJ: colours through the city

Yoj was founded in Milan in 2010 and keeps on dreaming the same thing: to apply innovation to the styling process, making fashion less harmful and increasingly virtuous. Towards nature, our fellow human beings and the future. A truly eco-friendly and responsible brand, naturally attentive to these topics and not merely converted to sustainability for […]

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Tropic of C, a swimwear collection by Candice Swanepoel

Positioned either side of the equator, the tropics were named more than 2000 years ago when sun was in the Cancer constellation. Just as the tides ceaselessly follow the cycle of the moon and stars, there, the summer never ends. In creating a sustainable swimwear brand, Candice, the founder of the brand, hopes to keep […]

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With WeAreNativ sustainable is sexy and eco-conscious is cool

London based label  WeAreNativ emerged in 2018 with an innovative collection made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon to disrupt the world of sustainable swimwear. Understanding the evolving consumer by producing edgy fashion with an eco-conscience,  WeAreNativ is arriving with a recipe to spice up the playing field. The abundant music and cultural influences are remixed into a […]

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Sustainable Swimwear for adventurous hearts

Scampi is an exclusive swimwear brand founded in Sweden 1983 and offering unique and sustainable swimwear and beachwear for adventurous hearts. The brand brings you an updated, timeless and elegant Scandinavian look featuring iconic stripes, prints and a style reminiscent of classic swim resorts the world over. Designed and inspired by vagabonds, made for exploring […]

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Swimwear by Mara Hoffman

Mara Hoffman founded her label in 2000 after graduating from Parsons School of Design in New York City. Fifteen years later, the brand committed itself to implementing more sustainable and responsible practices. In an effort to foster mindful consumption habits, the brand maintains an open conversation about its approach and encourages consumers to reevaluate the […]

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Discovering “what makes a great carpet” with ‘the Ruggist’

In the US some call him the King of Rugs. His name is Michael Christie, and he is a leading American carpet journalist, blogger of ‘The Ruggist’ and, since the Fall of 2017, Editor of Rug Insider. He was also a speaker during the panel discussion at Domotex 2018 about trends in interior design. Last […]

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