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06/05/2020

ELLE – 6 international fashion labels that are redefining luxury by taking a sustainable approach

By Subhanjana Das Wasteful luxury out, responsible luxury in As we stand face-to-face with pressing environmental crises and a global pandemic that has brought the world to a standstill, every industry is being forced to re-evaluate its choices. Conversations around sustainability are now stronger than ever as the global fashion fraternity stands up to work […]

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15/10/2019

VOGUE – Take A Closer Look At Prada’s Efforts To Boost Its Green Credentials

By Lauren Rearick American youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman travelled to Slovenia to see old fishing nets and carpets being turned into nylon for use in Prada’s iconic bags Prada announced in June that by 2021 the brand would use only recycled nylon in its products, and in a new video, viewers are guided through […]

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05/08/2019

VOGUE – Prada’s Re-Nylon Project Turns Your Favorite Backpack Into a Sustainable Accessory

by Steff Yotka In 1984 everything was synthetic, from bottle blondes to spandex workoutwear to whatever was in Tab. Fashion, too, was in the middle of a synthetic revolution, following the widespread adoption of polyester in the 1970s. It was amid this material experimentation that Miuccia Prada introduced the Prada nylon backpack in 1984. (…) […]

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25/07/2019

DESIGN BOOK – prada chronicles stories of sustainability in docu-series with national geographic

by Juliana Neira In June 2019, Prada announced its commitment to using only recycled nylon by 2021. spanning five continents via land and sea, its ground-breaking re-nylon sustainability initiative leads the way for a cyclical, renewable supply chain, using sustainable, regenerated ECONYL® nylon from discarded materials and products. (…) The nets, together with other waste, […]

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25/06/2019

GLAMOUR – Prada re-launches its cult nylon bag in recycled ocean plastic

By Charlie Teathre Sustainability has hit the high-end. The world of high-end fashion has often shunned sustainability in favour of exclusive, occasionally controversial fabrics – with Stella McCartney the only luxury label truly committed to conscious practices. (…) Re-launching their cult nylon bags in Econyl (a unique, regenerated nylon), Prada have teamed up with textile […]

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24/06/2019

BUSINESS OF FASHION – Prada Sets Goal to Phase Out Virgin Nylon by 2021

By Sarah Kent The Italian luxury group is launching a range of its nylon bags using recycled material, joining a spate of brands that have introduced similar initiatives. LONDON, United Kingdom—When Prada started selling nylon bags in the 1980s, it was an iconoclastic move that shook the luxury industry. Now, the Italian brand wants to […]

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25/06/2019

CNN STYLE – Prada launches sustainable nylon drive

By Jack Guy Prada has long been known for its nylon bags, and now the Italian fashion house is making the products more sustainable. As part of the Re-Nylon project, a new line of Prada bag silhouettes will be made from a regenerated nylon material known as ECONYL, according to a press release from the […]

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24/06/2019

FORBES – Prada’s Popular Nylon Bags To Be Made Using Only Yarns From Recycled Plastic Waste

by Mario Abad Luxury fashion brand Prada has announced a brand new sustainability initiative: All of its popular nylon products will now made made using ECONYL, a regenerated nylon fabric that’s obtained through “the recycling and purification process of plastic waste collected from oceans, fishing nets, and textile fibre waste,” taking effect in 2021. The […]

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24/06/2019

HYPEBEAST – Prada Announces Goal to Only Use Recycled Nylon by 2021

By Torsten Ingvaldsen Prada and nylon are two terms that have often been tied to one another within the fashion world, with the luxury house employing the material since 1984 throughout its range of nylon bags and a decade later with its unique take on sportswear. Now the Italian fashion group has announced plans to […]

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