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24 Jun 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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24 Jun 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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20 Jun 2019

BLOOMBERG – These Dive Watches Can Go Deep In the Ocean—And Help Save It, Too

By Mark P Bernardo A new crop of luxury timepieces brings environmental awareness, and support of ocean-related eco-charities, to haute horology. Wristwatches have been worn for diving, sailing, and other maritime activities, at least since the first waterproof watch case, the Rolex Oyster, made its debut in 1926. In more recent times, some of the […]

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08 Jun 2019

VOGUE – This Elsa Hosk–Approved Swimwear Line Is Made From Recycled Fishing Nets

By Zoe Ruffner Agnes Fischer has always felt at one with the sea (and it’s not only because of her last name). The 29-year-old Swedish swimwear designer spent her childhood visiting St. Barth’s and snorkeling off of its crystal clear coastline with her family. Now, though, “those same coral reefs are no longer as colorful,” […]

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04 Jun 2019

Aquafil participated in its second CFDA Awards with a fresh, custom designed, sustainable ‘green carpet’ made with ECONYL®

NEW YORK, June 4, 2019 — Aquafil, a leading company in the circular economy, created a custom-design green carpet for this year’s CFDA Fashion Awards at the Brooklyn Museum in New York. The stunning 11,600 square foot carpet, made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon, is the latest in a series of green carpets developed by Aquafil […]

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20 Mai 2019

Aquafil and Ege Carpets Partner with Chopard to Turn Pink Carpet ‘Green’ During Cannes Film Festival

Cannes, France, May 20, 2019 — Aquafil, creator of ECONYL® regenerated nylon alongside Europe’s leading carpet producer Ege Carpets have developed a sustainable bespoke carpet for LOVE party – the annual soiree hosted by luxury jewellery house Chopard during the Cannes Film Festival. The carpet, made for the most part from ECONYL®, showcases sustainable design […]

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29 Mrz 2019

FORBES – This Company Is Desexualizing Swimwear

By Lucy Sherriff Sick of struggling to find a swimsuit suitable for her weekly swim, Rosie Cook decided to take action into her own hands. In 2016 she founded her own swimwear company, Deakin & Blue, which has a sustainability mission to boot. … „As a result, our swimwear pieces are transformational – in how […]

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21 Mrz 2019

24 HOURS – „Sports-resistant“ watches

by Anna Rita Romani Manufacturing approach, choice of materials and compliance with strict quality standards represent key requirements in the creation of a sports watch. It is no coincidence that this sector has been, and continues to be, an extraordinary testing ground for the development of technology, which high-end watchmaking continually draws from, even in […]

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20 Mrz 2019

VOGUE – Solid & Striped Is Making Sustainable Swimwear Sexy

By Ellie Pithers Recycled fishing nets don’t scream sex appeal – unless they’re all tied up in a Solid & Striped one-piece. The New York-based brand founded in 2012 boasts a fanbase of bold-faced names including Taylor Swift and Alexa Chung and is the model-off-duty’s swimwear line of choice – Cindy Bruna, Gigi Hadid and […]

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14 Mrz 2019

THE EVENING STANDARD – The most popular sustainable fashion products to invest in right now

by Megan C. Hills Meghan Markle is ahead of the curve on this one Sustainable fashion is easily the most positive trend to hit the fashion industry. Many are making the shift to a greener wardrobe, including the likes of Emma Watson, Meghan Markle and Gemma Chan. According to research conducted by fashion discovery platform Lyst, […]

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13 Mrz 2019

VOGUE – Searches For Sustainable Fashion Grew By 66 Per Cent Last Year

By Alissa Hardy It’s no secret that the fashion industry is one of the biggest polluters in the world. Between landfills piling up with discarded garments, tons of wasted water used to dye fabrics every day, and harmful microfibres that are released into the oceans, the need for major change has never been greater. On […]

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13 Mrz 2019

HUFFPOST – Sustainable Swimwear Brands You Can Feel Good About All Summer

By Danielle Gonzalez Look for swimsuits that use recycled materials and eco-friendly manufacturing. You might be trying to ditch fast-fashion brands and fill your closet with more ethical clothing — but have you thought about your swimwear? Creating sustainable swimwear means thinking “green” from start to finish, said Magdalena Berger, founder of Magdakine Designs. Using […]

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