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23 Aug 2018

THE BRIDGE TO BETTER BRANDS – SecondtoNAKED, adidas by Stella McCartney Boost Ethical Activewear Market

By Stella McCartney Earlier this month, adidas by Stella McCartney launched its Fall/Winter 2018 sustainable women’s activewear collection, paying tribute to the power of nature. Designed to equip female athletes whatever the weather, the animal-inspired pieces serve as a reminder that everyone can do their part to protect the world around them. (…) The collection […]

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20 Aug 2018

HIGHSNOBIETY – Adidas Debuts Parley Football Uniforms for University of Miami

By Jonathan Sawyer With college football season creeping up, adidas this week debuts all-new uniforms for the University of Miami, made from recycled Parley plastic, accounting for the first-ever football uniform to feature repurposed and upcycled materials. (…) The special edition adidas x Parley A1 football uniform is composed of over 70 percent regenerated ECONYL […]

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03 Aug 2018

THE TELEGRAPH – Sustainable swimwear? The best brands using ocean waste to create stylish suits

By Victoria Moss I don’t know about you, but my plastic guilt is is racking up. Buying a takeaway iced coffee feels tantamount to chain smoking outside a maternity unit. And with looming holidays, near pretty oceans, which as we all now know (thanks, Attenborough) are full of nasty little plastic beads and who knows […]

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03 Aug 2018

VOGUE – Holiday Glamour: How To Look Fabulous Lounging By The Pool

By Olivia Singer Whether you choose to channel Golden Age Hollywood, or tropical excess, here’s what to wear on your summer holiday. Going on holiday can have a curious impact on your wardrobe: no matter how regimented your regular style, the dress codes you swear by in real life no longer seem appropriate and you […]

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31 Jul 2018

EVENING STANDARD – Time for a sea change: fashion labels are looking to transform our ocean trash into style treasures

Because polluting is rubbish By Hannah Rochell The fashion industry doesn’t have the best reputation when it comes to the environment. (…) Speaking of Stella McCartney, it probably won’t come as a huge surprise, given its vegetarian credentials, that this is another brand dabbling in upcycling. Having perfected vegan leather, it uses a yarn called […]

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19 Jul 2018

MARIE CLAIRE – Your Everything Guide to a Sustainable Closet

By Lindsay Talbot Gone are the days of burlap sacks and tattered hand-me-downs. Dressing green is going chic. We’ve made strides in applying environmental and ethical practices to food (organic! Non- G.M.O! Locavarism!) and beauty (all-natural! Cruelty-free! Recyclable packaging!), but when it comes to greening our wardrobes, sad hemp hippie-wear still springs to mind. (…) […]

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10 Jul 2018

HIGHSNOBIETY – WANT Les Essentiels Debuts New Bags Made From Upcycled Ocean Plastic

By Renz Ofiaza Luxury accessories purveyor WANT Les Essentiels unveils its latest offerings this summer with its new “Recycled Nylon” collection, made entirely from recycled plastic waste. With an emphasis on sustainability, the travel accessories infuses performance sport and elevated flair to create a new standard for eco-friendly design. Consisting of three styles, a Rogue […]

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10 Jul 2018

FASHION – These Utilitarian Fanny Packs are Made From Recycled Plastic Waste

By Ebony Goodridge WANT Les Essentials, founded by Montreal-born twins Byron and Dexter Peart, have attracted a cult following for their simple yet super luxe bags since the brand’s debut in 2007. Their latest collection is as covetable as ever but for a different reason: it’s made entirely from recycled plastics. The yarn, called ECONYL®, […]

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18 Jun 2018

TRENDHUNTER – Eco-Friendly Swimwear Collections

Ambra Maddalena’s Designs are Made Sustainable with ECONYL® By Kalina Nedelcheva Ambra Maddalena is a designer dedicated to providing retro-inspired eco-friendly swimwear collections to the consumer. The silhouettes are adorable and elevated, boasting a refined aesthetic with exceptionally arranged detailing. Each garment in Ambra Maddalena’s swimwear collection — from the stylish one-piece to the retro […]

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13 Jun 2018

PEBBLE MAGAZINE – Meet the swimwear brand focusing on end of life design

Swimwear is synonymous with holidays, fun, adventures and happy memories. But our fast fashion addiction means swimwear is another source of plastic pollution hurting the planet. British swimwear brand Davy J, is not only taking a new approach to product design but also post-product design – ie what happens to it once your holiday is […]

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08 Jun 2018

VOGUE – This Elsa Hosk–Approved Swimwear Line Is Made From Recycled Fishing Nets

by Zoe Ruffner Agnes Fischer has always felt at one with the sea (and it’s not only because of her last name). The 29-year-old Swedish swimwear designer spent her childhood visiting St. Barth’s and snorkeling off of its crystal clear coastline with her family. Now, though, “those same coral reefs are no longer as colorful,” […]

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07 Jun 2018

THE GUARDIAN – ‘Plastic is not cool’ – is fashion finally cleaning up its act?

by Kate Finnigan As World Oceans Day approaches, Net-a-Porter’s Lucy Yeomans is leading the way in tackling fashion’s addiction to the ‘plastic drug’. But there’s a long way to go In April, at a Net-a-Porter event where the online retailer’s trends for this autumn were presented, one of the most popular accessories was not a leather […]

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