CALIFORNIA APPAREL NEWS – Koru: Kiwi-Inspired
Koru Swimwear is based in Florida but inspired by New Zealand. Founder Julie Stine drew on her New Zealander heritage when she named her swimwear collection for the Maori word for “spiral,” which symbolizes new life, hope, spiritual growth, purity and peace.
The eco-friendly swim collection is made from Econyl, a 100 percent regenerated nylon made from recycled fishing nets. The company’s apparel is also made from sustainable and organic fabrics. Even Koru’s packaging is green—hangtags are made from recycled paper and the swimsuits are packaged in compostable bags made from plant materials.
Based in Cocoa Beach, Fla., Koru Swimwear is…