Our desire to create new products is boundless, but the earth’s resource supply is not. In nature there is no waste; everything is a nutrient that serves a specific purpose. In this episode of NeoConversations, two champions of sustainability sit down to discuss how architects and designers can emulate nature and its processes to achieve […]
Cannes, May 20, 2019 – This year Cannes Film Festival is a very important edition for Aquafil, as it marks the first-ever collaboration between the Italian company and one of the biggest luxury watch and jewellery brand Chopard. The Italian company adds another high-level fashion event among the ones it is already supporting, CFDA (New […]
Fashion Revolution Week is all about questioning the status quo — that’s why we love it. ECONYL® has been a proud supporter and participant of this international mission for the last three years. This movement about questioning brands, materials, supply chains, the people who make our clothing, the designers who set the trends and all of the processes […]
Milan, April 10th, one of the world’s most influential design gallerist, Rossana Orlandi, recognized four emerging designers for their design innovation in sustainability.During this year Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Ms Orlandi launched the first edition of the RO Plastic Prize, an award that inspired designers to reuse, recycle, and reinvent plastic. ECONYL® by Aquafil was […]
We get this question over and over since the beginning of our journey. What do you mean by ‘regeneration’? We started using this word in 2011 when we launched our ECONYL® Regeneration System, a process, unique in the world, that allows producing nylon from waste instead of oil. So, we called it a “regeneration” process, and […]
FASHINNOVATION, New York On February 13th, Aquafil Chairman and CEO, Giulio Bonazzi was at FASHINNOVATION, the largest fashion tech event during New York Fashion Week. He spoke about sustainability and circular economy in fashion with Natasha Berg, founding chair of Oceanic Global. FASHINNOVATION is a platform where fashion and technology connect with the mission to inspire and […]
ECONYL® brand at the Pre-Oscars Sustainable Style Event. Not only beautiful carpet, but also clothing.
On 23rd February, ECONYL® brand took part at the Pre-Oscars Sustainable Style Event hosted by ethical fashion house MAISON-DE-MODE.COM, at the Sunset Tower Hotel in Los Angeles with a custom-designed green carpet. The carpet was created with ECONYL® fibers in a gold and white design by interior designer Sasha Bikoff, inspired by the glamour of the […]
Anne De Carbuccia wears a Stella McCartney’s pantsuit made with ECONYL® yarn, for Harper’s BAZAAR march issue.
Let’s become one with the ocean. This, the concept behind Anne De Carbuccia‘s self-portrait for Harper’s BAZAAR March issue. Below, what the artist writes on her Instagram profile: – The fashion industry is the second biggest polluter after fossile fuels. The fashion world has the potential to transform itself to be a cultural and creative force […]
ECONYL® was in the spotlight at this year Berlinale with a red carpet made by Object Carpet with our regenerated yarn. The festival highlighted the importance of protecting the environment by replacing the traditional red carpet for stars to walk down with a “green one” made with our regenerated nylon coming from the ocean and landfill […]
MEDIUM – Sustainability in Fashion Is the Topic of 2019: From Davos to New York, Textile Leaders Join Forces to Address Sustainability in Fashion
Last week our chairman and CEO Giulio Bonazzi was in New York City for a panel at Texworld USA to discuss technological innovation in textiles and its impact on the environment . Here are key highlights from a very busy week in sustainable fashion and takeaways from Bonazzi’s Texworld experience. What a momentous couple of weeks […]
“Good design begins with the end in mind”. With this concept, Aquafil created its booth at DOMOTEX 2019 around its commitment towards a circular economy. ECONYL® regenerated nylon played an essential role. New Samples, new Trends and a Circular Economy approach with the end in mind ECONYL® regenerated nylon gives you endless possibilities. At Domotex […]
On December 13th we celebrated the opening of our first recycling plant in the States. This is one step further in our journey to revolutionize our supply chain and create more sustainable products both in the carpet flooring industry and in fashion. It was an amazing journey and many who were with us through it […]