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19 Aug 2019

VOGUE – How Econyl became fashion’s favourite eco-friendly material

by Rachel Cernansky The fabric is prized by brands from Gucci to Prada for its physical resemblance to traditional nylon and the transparency of its production process. Key takeaways: – Both designers and suppliers have embraced Econyl, a fabric that resembles traditional nylon both in quality and physical likeness. – Since Econyl can be broken […]

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16 Aug 2019

THE RUGGIST – Handknotted Nylon? | Part One

by Michael Christie, The Ruggist A collaborative project exploring the novel use of regenerated ECONYL® brand nylon in a handknotted carpet. There are many words across the spectrum of languages which are used to describe serendipity, chance, fate, karma. So often in examining the past successes of others, it seems as though these confluences of […]

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Green carpet Fashion Awards 2018
14 Aug 2019

ECO AGE – How Aquafil Became the Green Carpet Provider of Choice

If you thought this year’s Disney remake of Aladdin boasted the most magic carpet you’d see this year – think again. We take a look at how Aquafil has transformed ocean and carpet waste into the glamorous event entrance of choice. Italian manufacturer Aquafil has proven that green really is the new red after creating […]

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08 Aug 2019

POPSUGAR – Burberry Launches a Sustainable Capsule Collection Made From Recycled Plastic and Scrap Fabric

By Kara Kia Burberry has launched a new capsule collection for women and men made with Econyl, which is a sustainable nylon yarn derived from recycled fishing nets, industrial plastic, and fabric scraps. (…) The company is tackling fashion’s pollution problem head-on by collecting post-consumer materials from our oceans and landfills, then regenerating this waste […]

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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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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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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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