10 May 2019

VOGUE – The Sisters Behind Norba Are Making the Case for Europeans—And Everyone Else—To Wear Gym Clothes All Day

By Brooke Bobb In Ukraine and Russia, according to Olha Norba, it’s common to see fresh-off-the runway looks from Gucci or Dior in the gym locker room. In these countries, as well as throughout Europe, the idea of staying in workout clothes post-exercise is still widely considered a fashion faux pas. Norba, who is a […]

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15 Dec 2018

ECO-LUXURY: CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR HER

By Amira Arasteh Neubau eyewear is an independent label from Austria. The brand’s name pays trib­ute to inter­na­tion­al cre­ative hubs such as Vienna’s Neubau dis­trict. From pack­ag­ing to in-store customer experience, the brand’s commitment to sustainability is at the core of everything. The products are made with nat­u­ralPX, a high­ly devel­oped, eco-friend­ly mate­r­i­al used to […]

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24 Oct 2018

GLOBAL CITIZEN – This Is the Deadly Ocean Plastic We Should Be Paying Attention To

By Erica Sanchez and Sophie Maes Straws make up less than 1% of the ocean’s plastic waste; fishing nets and gear account for 10%. Cities and businesses are taking steps to cut back on plastic straws and other single-use plastics, but a lesser-known source of ocean plastic pollution, lost, and abandoned fishing gear, is causing […]

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24 Oct 2018

HUFFPOST – This Is The Deadly Ocean Plastic Pollution You Never Hear About

By Lucy Siegle It kills millions of marine animals each year. While cities and businesses across the country move to cut down on ocean pollution by banning plastic straws, there’s an even bigger plastic crisis devastating marine ecosystems ― and most of us aren’t aware of it. Each year, millions of tons of plastics end […]

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23 Oct 2018

WATCH PRO – Breitling burnishes its green credentials by making Superocean watch straps out of discarded fishing nets

By Rob Corder Breitling used this week’s summit in London to add an environmentally-friendly timepiece to its Superocean Héritage family. The Héritage II Chronograph 44 was developed in partnership with Outerknown, a company that makes nylon fiber out of fishing nets that have been abandoned at sea. (…) “We are happy to have this chance […]

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28 Oct 2018

EURONEWS – These fashion brands give new life to ghost fishing nets

By Euronews Ghost fishing nets, which are lost and left in the ocean, make up 10 per cent of plastic waste in the sea and these nets take about 600 years to decompose. Aquafil, one of the main producers of nylon 6 in Italy and the world, collaborates with Healthy Seas and Ghost Fishing to […]

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22 Oct 2018

GEEK.COM – These Cool Eco-Brands Are Reimagining How We Get Dressed

By Genevieve Scarano Sustainability isn’t just about the environment anymore. While climate change concerns continue to mount, designers are reimagining accessories, clothes, and footwear for a more circular future. Recycled ocean plastic, old truck tarps, and denim scraps are product materials that might help reduce our carbon footprint within the next decade. (…) What if […]

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21 Oct 2018

FORBES – Game On! Inside The New Amsterdam Fashion For Good Museum

By Western Bonime The Dutch have done it again! Created an interactive gaming and shopping experience that teaches you about sustainable fashion at the same time. Diet plan. Check. Career Path laid out. Check. Sustainable plan for purchasing clothes this year? Uhm. (…) An artistic visualization of the collective impact generated by the Fashion for […]

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18 Oct 2018

VOGUE – Fashion For Good. The first museum on sustainability is in Amsterdam

By Giusy De Ceglia The very first museum of sustainable fashion in the world opened its doors last week in Amsterdam – and has definitely been making a “Splash” ever since, just like the name of its main theme for the next three months. It’s called Fashion For Good and it stands for a unique […]

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10 Oct 2018

FASHION UNITED – Global textile company Aquafil transforms Italian fishing nets into catwalk collections

By How Hughes Italy – Volunteer divers have collected more than 4 tonnes (4000 kg) of fishing nets and other objects from the waters off the coast of the Aeolian Islands, Italy, which will be sent to a recycling factory in Slovenia and transformed into sustainable textiles for fashion houses across the globe. (…) Sustainable […]

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10 Oct 2018

VOGUE – How swimwear is becoming more inclusive

By Claire Coghlan Feeling good on the beach or poolside is the first step to looking good. Vogue talks to the female swimwear designers who are putting body positivity front and centre. Image credits: Supplied With the Miss America pageant announcing that the swimsuit competition will be retired in June and catcalling being banned in […]

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02 Oct 2018

VOGUE – Stella McCartney Discusses Her Youthful, Sustainable Spring 2019 Collection

By Emily Farra You can always rely on two things from a Stella McCartney show: colorful, fun-to-wear clothes and a lesson in sustainability. Before her Spring 2019 show yesterday in Paris, she took Vogue backstage for a first look at the pastel bubble dresses, tie-dyed denim, and Lurex evening gowns in her collection—pieces that don’t […]

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