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14 Feb 2018

REFINERY29 – H&M’s Conscious Collection Features New Sustainable Materials

CHANNING HARGROVE H&M is continuing its mission to deliver higher-end, eco-minded items you’ll actually want to put on your body. Each season, with its Conscious Exclusive collection, the retailer strives to push the boundaries of what we expect from sustainable fabrics. (…) This time around, H&M really wants you to look and feel like a […]

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07 Feb 2018

FURNITURE TODAY – Delos, Aquafil partner to launch ECONYL® nylon

New fiber program to span 143 color options by Cecile Corral CALHOUN, Ga. — Area rug manufacturer and importer Delos has joined forces with Nylon 6 manufacturer Aquafil to add two new fibers to its assortment. The partnership calls for Delos to add the “ECONYL® StayClean” nylon — a 100% recycled fiber containing at least 50% postconsumer […]

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05 Feb 2018

SUSTAINABLE BRANDS – Trending: Transition Towards New Textiles Economy

A new textiles economy is on the horizon as innovative textile and chemical firms develop new chemical- and petroleum-free processes to produce fabrics and materials. (…) Meanwhile, Italian textile firm Aquafil has agreed to a multi-year partnership with bioengineering company Genomatica to develop sustainable caprolactam, a key ingredient used in producing Aquaful’s signature 100 percent sustainable nylon. (…) “As proven […]

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04 Gen 2018

Sustainable Brands – Trending: Circular Sportswear Is Next on Sustainable Fashion’s Checklist

Circular design principles continue to infiltrate the fashion industry as fast fashion giants and emerging labels alike turn their attention to sustainable activewear. Despite recent criticism over its decision to send its discarded clothing to Swedish incinerators, H&M continues to stride forward on its mission to accelerate the circular fashion movement. (…) Meanwhile, Helen Newcombe, founder of Britain-based Davy J, […]

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29 Dic 2017

La Stampa – Re-Bello: rivoluzione sostenibile

Re-Bello è il brand altoatesino che produce capi belli, virtuosi e di qualità utlizzando tessuti ecologici ricavati da materiali naturali o riciclati Una rivoluzione. Questo è l’obbiettivo dell’ormai lanciatissimo marchio di moda sostenibile Re-Bello. Ed è anche il significato del suo nome. Una rivoluzione del bello, un’idea innovativa che fonde alla perfezione la sostenibilità con […]

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11 Dic 2017

SwimSwam – ADIDAS X PARLEY UNVEIL LATEST SWIM COLLECTION WITH CORALIE BALMY

adidas,  leader in innovative and sustainable swim apparel, today announces the latest collection under the adidas x Parley partnership, told through former 200 m freestyle (short course) World Record holder and Ecologist, Coralie Balmy. (…) As with previous collections, ECONYL® is the fundamental material used to create swimwear in this collection. (…) Read more

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27 Nov 2017

WWD – Stella McCartney Honored for Innovation at the Fashion Awards in London

The designer will be the first recipient of the Special Recognition Award for Innovation By Natalie Theodosi STELLA’S MOMENT: The British Fashion Council will honor Stella McCartney’s commitment to championing sustainability and animal rights at this year’s Fashion Awards. McCartney will be the first recipient of the Special Recognition Award for Innovation, a new accolade […]

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13 Nov 2017

la Repubblica – Aquafil è pronta a fare shopping grazie allo sbarco a Piazza Affari

PARLA GIULIO BONAZZI, PATRON DELLA SOCIETÀ CHE PRODUCE RIVESTIMENTI PER PAVIMENTI E ABBIGLIAMENTO TECNICO RICICLANDO L’USATO: “PUNTIAMO ANCHE AGLI INVESTIMENTI SULL’ECONYL E SUL TAPPETO” Sara Bennewitz Per Giulio Bonazzi, patron di Aquafil, la sostenibilità è una condizione necessaria per fare impresa. […] «Anche in questo segmento siamo leader nel mondo e serviamo numerosi e prestigiosi […]

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12 Nov 2017

The New York Times – Fashion’s Interest in Alternative Fabrics Keeps Growing

By ASTRID WENDLANDT High-end fashion and sportswear brands are taking a growing interest in recycled and alternative fabrics made from unusual materials like mushrooms, oranges and even proteins inspired by spider-web DNA — but not just out of concern for the environment. They are recognizing that these cool materials of tomorrow could be something people […]

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30 Ott 2017

MOTOR1.COM – Volvo V90 Cross Country Volvo Ocean Race Fights Marine Pollution

Abandoned fishing nets will be used to make the 100% nylon carpet inlays. The Geely-owned premium automaker has found just the right way to celebrate the start of the 2017/18 Volvo Ocean Race by preparing an eco-friendly special edition of its V90 Cross Country rugged wagon. In a bid to fight marine pollution, the stylish hauler created […]

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25 Ott 2017

Stile.it – Sportswear che impara dal waterwear

Le proposte di due brand iconici nel mondo degli sport acquatici per il fitness fuori dalla piscina G. M. Il fitness acquatico richiede capi dalle altissime prestazioni. Ecco che i brand di waterwear hanno sviluppato una miriade di soluzioni per costumi, tute, mute, cuffie e occhialetti altamente performanti, che di anno in anno aggiungono un […]

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18 Ott 2017

Fast Company – Stella McCartney Is Weaving A New Way Forward

The designer has always eschewed leather, fur, and feathers in her collections. Now she is going even further. Will luxury fashion follow? BY MARY KAYE SCHILLING Consider your favorite T-shirt. Maybe it’s soft and worn, or fitted and new, or a recent pickup from a Kanye West or Taylor Swift tour. Whatever the style, chances […]

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