22/05/2019

NEO CONVERSATION – NeoConversations Episode 4: Design and the Circular Economy

In this episode of NeoConversations, we are asking: What is the circular economy and what role do architects and designers play in it? How can we design truly sustainable spaces and specify materials in which the entire lifecycle has been considered, including eventual reuse? What are the implications, misconceptions and benefits associated with materials made […]

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21/05/2019

FORBES – Sustainable Style Essentials For A Chic Wardrobe

By Bianca Salonga An evolved consumer of fashion goods invests in quality and workmanship. Their purchases are informed by ideals of sustainability and mindfulness. For them, acquiring apparel or accessories are not determined solely on the merits of aesthetic—although style still continues to inspire a fashion purchase. (…) Since the introduction of Econyl 2007, more […]

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20/05/2019

TRENDHUNTER – Elegant Sustainable Sportswear Lines

By Ellen Smith Norba’s New Line Was Made Using ECONYL This sustainable sportswear line from Norba features stylish clothing items that have been designed with ECONYL, offering consumers something that sits on the intersection of practicality and social good. (…) ECOYNL is comprised by nylon made from ocean waste, and has been growing in popularity […]

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16/05/2019

LIVING CIRCULAR – Econyl, an infinitely recyclable nylon yarn

Aquafil produces recycled nylon 6 from waste and in particular from worn or abandoned fishing nets. The company has built an international collection network that allows it to infinitely regenerate this recyclable material. In 2011, Aquafil, an Italian company specializing in polymer manufacture, decided to launch an ambitious project to recover and “regenerate” old nylon. […]

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13/05/2019

GQ – Breitling’s Newest Superocean Heritage Is A Piece Of Luxury With A Strong Message Behind It

By Brad Nash The worlds of luxury and activism are all-too-often foreign from one another. Of course, almost every brand in the world will boast that they make their wares out of reponsibly-sourced materials or boast that, because they make ‘products that last’, they’re somehow helping the environment. (…) The dual NATO straps each watch […]

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10/05/2019

LOS ANGELES TIMES – Your next swimsuit might have started life as a fishing net

By Chiara Remondini To you, it’s a garbage dump. To Italian entrepreneur Giulio Bonazzi, it’s the launchpad for a Stella McCartney handbag or a pair of Levi’s jeans. “When I look at a landfill, I see a gold mine,” Bonazzi, the founder and chief executive of nylon manufacturer Aquafil, said in an interview. (…) And […]

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10/05/2019

BREITLING – BREITLING AND ITS SURFERS SQUAD LAUNCH A LIMITED-EDITION SUPEROCEAN HERITAGE

Breitling launched its Superocean Heritage Ocean Conservancy Limited Edition watch in Bali with the support of its high-profile Surfers Squad members Kelly Slater, Sally Fitzgibbons, and Stephanie Gilmore. Working with the conservation group Ocean Conservancy, Breitling organized a beach cleanup to celebrate the launch of the chrono­graph, which is limited to 1000 pieces. On May […]

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08/05/2019

ECO AGE – Holiday Dressing, Sustainably

By Rosanna Falconer The days are lengthening, the seas are warming, the beach is calling. For years, half the excitement of a holiday was planning my packing. Lunch breaks would involve swinging by the shops to pick up a bikini in that summer’s zingiest neon while no trip to departures was complete without a purchase […]

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08/05/2019

EURONEWS – “There are so many elements to consider in order to be a truly sustainable brand”

By Euronews RiLEY studio is the new London-based contemporary fashion label with sustainability at its core. Its minimalist, sportswear-inspired collections are designed to be seasonless and appeal to both style and eco-conscious shoppers.“We are style led and we develop a fabric around what we want something to look like,” says CEO Olivia Dowie. It’s a […]

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06/05/2019

REFINERY 29 – The Coolest Swimwear Made From Recycled Fishing Nets & Plastic Bottles

By Francine Heat Finding the perfect swimwear can be even more troublesome than avoiding Line of Duty spoilers, right? There’s so much to think about when it comes to swimsuits and bikinis: cut, coverage, colour. Is it boned? Exactly which straps come off? Do high-waisted briefs really make us look like a Baywatch-era Pammy? (…) […]

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05/05/2019

HEALTHY SEAS – An exciting weekend in blooming Cornwall with Ghost Fishing UK

By North Sea Thanks to heightened interest in the work of Healthy Seas, we are able to achieve more by increasing the frequency of our activities as well as expanding our geographic reach. This year, we are very happy to be working more closely with Ghost Fishing UK, to recover ghost fishing nets from various […]

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03/05/2019

INTIMO RETAIL – Mermazing sceglie Econyl per la collezione Ocean Breeze SS 2019

By Nunzia Capriglione Alessia Porrello e Vanessa Sillano, fondatrici del brand Mermazing, hanno scelto di utilizzare il filo di Econyl per la collezione “Ocean Breeze”. I tessuti scelti, come tutta la produzione, sono Made in Italy e vantano un’elevata percentuale di Lycra Xtralife, che garantisce vestibilità e flessibilità. (…) La collezione Mermazing “Ocean Breeze” SS […]

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