BURBERRY has launched a new capsule collection crafted with ECONYL® yarn. The new Burberry capsule includes a reinvention of the luxury brand’s lightweight classic car coat, which was created using ECONYL® regenerated nylon made from fishing nets, fabric scraps and industrial nylon waste. “We are delighted to collaborate with Burberry for this capsule collection.” Giulio […]
Shot in Cameroon, it reveals another process behind the initiative, the fishing nets rescuing from Lake Ossa. Spanning five continents via land and sea, Prada’s ground-breaking new Re-Nylon sustainability initiative spearheads a cyclical, renewable supply chain, using sustainable, regenerated ECONYL® nylon from discarded materials and products. The complex processes and intriguing backstory behind this new […]
MEDIUM – Fishing nets become an urban boardwalk, that becomes next year’s couture: a sustainability adventure taking place in Chicago.
This is the story of a long adventure into sustainability and circular design that was fueled by NeoCon. From the NeoConversations podcast discussing the sustainable responsibility of designers and architects, to beautiful flooring in the first installation of the NeoCon Plaza, to a series of cyclical design and fashion products — we saw the impact […]
Prada introduces a sustainable line of iconic Prada bag made with ECONYL® regenerated yarn. The capsule collection is launched within Prada’s pioneering new project, Re-Nylon, the result of a partnership between Prada and Aquafil, which aims to the ultimate goal of converting all Prada virgin nylon into regenerated ECONYL® nylon by the end of 2021. […]
NeoCon extends its experience outside the Mart offering a welcome outdoor oasis within the city, with an experiential outdoor environment made of ECONYL® regenerated yarn. Designed by Gensler Chicago and brought to life in collaboration with Forward Fruit Branded Environments, the NeoCon Plaza, the new outdoor amenity that marked the 2019 NeoCon edition, offered visitors […]
NEW YORK, June 5, 2019 — Aquafil renewed its participation in CFDA Fashion Awards at the Brooklyn Museum in New York and created a custom-design green carpet. The stunning 11,600 square foot carpet, made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon, is the latest in a series of green carpets developed by Aquafil for marquis fashion events from […]
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 […]
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 […]