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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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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08 Jun 2019

GLAMOUR – These 6 fashion brands are creating pieces from ocean waste that wouldn’t look out of place in the world’s chicest wardrobes

By Charlie Teather You may think you *know* how bad plastic is, and you *know* that it’s damaging our oceans, but did you know that every minute, the equivalent of a dump truck of plastic enters the ocean? Did you know that an estimated 12.7 million tonnes of plastic pollutes our oceans every year? Did […]

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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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06 Jun 2019

GRAZIA DAILY – All The Ways You Can Make A Difference On World Ocean Day

By Arianna Chatzidakis Here’s how you can do your bit to help save the ocean. According to Plastic Pollution Coalition, by 2050, our oceans will contain more plastic than fish by weight¹ – and that’s a scary thought. The problem of plastic pollution is rife, but there are ways to tackle the issue by becoming […]

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06 Jun 2019

MARIE CLAIRE- Five fashion pieces we’re buying in support of World Ocean Day

By Penny Goldstone On 8th June, the world will celebrate World Oceans Day, a day dedicated to the preservation of our oceans and their natural habitat. Because in case you didn’t know, it’s not looking good. In fact research shows that by 2050, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish, if we […]

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05 Jun 2019

FORBES – Rising Swimwear Brands To Know Before They’re On Everyone’s Radar

By Elisa Lewittes Does wanderlust affect our wardrobes? Thanks to social media and rapidly rising swimwear sales numbers, it seems that consumers now shop for aesthetic satisfaction rather than for a particular season. According to research conducted by Technavio, the global swimwear market is expected to exceed $20 billion by 2019, growing at a 5% […]

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04 Jun 2019

EVENING STANDARD – The eco-friendly brands creating next-gen swimwear

By Karen Dacre Expect a costume drama as a host of ​eco-savvy brands look to overhaul the classic one-piece. Karen Dacre is on board Whatever your point of view on the eight week-lycra-fest that is ITV2s Love Island, there will be no escaping it over the next couple of months. Already, less than 24 hours […]

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04 Jun 2019

ELLE – A Complete List of the Winners From the 2019 CFDA Awards

By Justine Carreon The New York Council of Fashion Designers of America gathered together at the Brooklyn Museum last night to honor the most influential people in fashion. To say the CFDA Awards is the Oscars of the industry is a drastic understatement. The event always has all the style, tears, and jokes there are […]

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29 May 2019

RACONTEUR – Reuse, recycle: five brands show how it’s done

By Jim McClelland Five pioneering companies are using innovative methods to reuse and recycle textiles and other products that would otherwise go to landfill Founded a decade ago in a shed on the Isle of Wight, Rapanui now makes clothes from certified organic cotton, in a wind-powered factory and using low-waste print technology. The company’s […]

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23 May 2019

WATCH TIME – Breitling Cleans Up (Literally) with New Superocean Heritage Ocean Conservancy Limited Edition

By Mark Bernardo With the launch of its new Superocean Heritage II Chronograph 44 Ocean Conservancy Limited Edition, Swiss watchmaker Breitling takes its recent partnership with one of the world’s most renowned and effective international eco-charities to another level. Here’s the scoop on this week’s Watch to Watch, from Breitling’s vintage-inspired dive watch collection. (…) […]

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23 May 2019

FLOORYDAILY- NeoCon Introducing Outdoor Plaza at 51st Edition of Show

Chicago, Il, May 23, 2019-To further enhance the NeoCon experience and address the next frontier of flexible workplaces, the 51st edition will mark the launch of the NeoCon Plaza, a new outdoor amenity space that spans the length of The Mart’s South Drive. (…) Inspired by the idea of “The Urban Boardwalk”, the NeoCon Plaza […]

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