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04 Jul 2019

VOGUE – Why We’re Crushing Big On The New Breed Of (Sustainable) Synthetics This Summer

By Osman Ahmed There’s a new clutch of synthetic fabrics light and airy enough for summer – and many come with clever sustainability credentials, too. There is no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothes,” wrote the British fell-walker Alfred Wainwright. Some choices are obvious: trench coats for spring showers; cashmere for autumn winds; […]

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01 Jul 2019

THE GUARDIAN – Rental jeans and recycled swimsuits – six revolutionary fashion brands

By Paula Cocozza Innovative small labels are at the cutting edge of ethical fashion, and the wider industry is taking note Globally, nearly three-fifths of clothing ends up in an incinerator or landfill site within a year of being made. Shopping for clothes is no longer a harmless pastime; it is yet another painful frontier […]

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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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25 Jun 2019

CNN STYLE – Prada launches sustainable nylon drive

By Jack Guy Prada has long been known for its nylon bags, and now the Italian fashion house is making the products more sustainable. As part of the Re-Nylon project, a new line of Prada bag silhouettes will be made from a regenerated nylon material known as ECONYL, according to a press release from the […]

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Glamour Prada
25 Jun 2019

GLAMOUR – Prada re-launches its cult nylon bag in recycled ocean plastic

By Charlie Teathre Sustainability has hit the high-end. The world of high-end fashion has often shunned sustainability in favour of exclusive, occasionally controversial fabrics – with Stella McCartney the only luxury label truly committed to conscious practices. (…) Re-launching their cult nylon bags in Econyl (a unique, regenerated nylon), Prada have teamed up with textile […]

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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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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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24 Jun 2019

BUSINESS OF FASHION – Prada Sets Goal to Phase Out Virgin Nylon by 2021

By Sarah Kent The Italian luxury group is launching a range of its nylon bags using recycled material, joining a spate of brands that have introduced similar initiatives. LONDON, United Kingdom—When Prada started selling nylon bags in the 1980s, it was an iconoclastic move that shook the luxury industry. Now, the Italian brand wants to […]

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20 Jun 2019

BLOOMBERG – These Dive Watches Can Go Deep In the Ocean—And Help Save It, Too

By Mark P Bernardo A new crop of luxury timepieces brings environmental awareness, and support of ocean-related eco-charities, to haute horology. Wristwatches have been worn for diving, sailing, and other maritime activities, at least since the first waterproof watch case, the Rolex Oyster, made its debut in 1926. In more recent times, some of 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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08 Jun 2019

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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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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