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05 Aug 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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30 Jul 2019

LUXURY INSIDER – Sustainable Swimwear Brands That Are Actually Stylish

Spend your summer looking good and feeling good with these eco-conscious, sustainable swimwear brands that are actually stylish. Sustainable swimwear to have a pretty bad rep as being all hippie, “crunchy” and “granola”. In short, it wasn’t the peak of style. But times have changed, and more and more companies are now putting out “green” […]

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science based targets voguebus burberry
23 Jul 2019

VOGUE – How fashion is helping suppliers fight climate change

By Rachel Cernansky Levi’s, Kering, Burberry and other signatories of the Science Based Targets initiative are combating greenhouse gas emissions in the most consequential — and challenging — parts of their supply chains. Key takeaways: As brands sign up to Science Based Targets to combat climate change, their biggest challenge is establishing sustainability best practices […]

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Napaijri ECONYL
22 Jul 2019

INNOVATION IN TEXTILES – Napapijri launches 100% recyclable jacket

Blazing a trail in circular innovation, Napapijri, a subsidiary of VF, one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, has combined innovative technology, cutting-edge design, and sustainability with the launch of Skidoo Infinity, a jacket designed to be 100% recycled and made from Econyl recycled material by Aquafil. (…) Skidoo Infinity’s filling and […]

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Fashion United ECONYL
11 Jul 2019

FASHION UNITED – Green Carpet Talent Competition names 2019 finalists

By Danielle Wightman-Stone The Green Carpet Talent Competition, which challenges emerging designers to redefine sustainability in fashion, has shortlisted five rising stars for The Franca Sozzani GCC Emerging Designer Award, which will be presented at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan on September 22. Judges scrutinised entries from 10 semi-finalists to name 5 shortlisted […]

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Forbes
10 Jul 2019

FORBES – How CDLP Is Reshaping How Men Shop For Swimwear By Introducing Sustainability

By Joseph DeAcetis Now, let’s talk about swimming. Swimming is the one sport that did not start out as a playful recreation for the rich and famous. However, even though it strips you down, swimwear still manages to dress you up. In modern times, swimwear particularly offers such tremendous variety. (…) The most recent swimwear […]

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Living ECONYL
08 Jul 2019

LIVING – 6 items to pack in your suitcase for a sustainable beach holiday

By Lucy Wagstaffe Nowadays, we are becoming more and more conscious of the impact of our holidays on the planet. We’re moving towards booking eco-resorts, carbon offsetting when we book our flights and trying to eat local and seasonal ingredients when we eat out. But how can we ensure we’ve packed a sustainable suitcase? (…) […]

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Econyl swimsuit
04 Jul 2019

EVENING STANDARD – How to have a sustainable summer

By Samuel Fishwick From reef-safe suncream to natural BBQs, and recycled swimwear to cardboard tents — the best season of the year has had a conscious upgrade. Samuel Fishwick has a guide to guilt-free getaways that don’t need to cost the earth How eco-friendly is your pool float? Last year, the flamingo was the inflatable […]

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04 Jul 2019

VOGUE – Why We’re Crushing Big On The New Breed Of (Sustainable) Synthetics This Summer

By Osman Ahmed There’s a new clutch of synthetic fabrics light and airy enough for summer – and many come with clever sustainability credentials, too. There is no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothes,” wrote the British fell-walker Alfred Wainwright. Some choices are obvious: trench coats for spring showers; cashmere for autumn winds; […]

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Guardian Econyl
01 Jul 2019

THE GUARDIAN – Rental jeans and recycled swimsuits – six revolutionary fashion brands

By Paula Cocozza Innovative small labels are at the cutting edge of ethical fashion, and the wider industry is taking note Globally, nearly three-fifths of clothing ends up in an incinerator or landfill site within a year of being made. Shopping for clothes is no longer a harmless pastime; it is yet another painful frontier […]

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26 Jun 2019

REFINERY29 – Watch Prada Reinvent Its Iconic Nylon Bag With An Eco-Friendly Touch

By Channing Hargrove As discussions around sustainability and ethical responsibility (at long last!) move to the forefront of the fashion industry, more brands are working to implement lasting, positive change — including Prada. In May, the luxury Godmother of global fashion announced the brand would no longer use fur. And this week, Prada’s 21st century […]

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25 Jun 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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