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04 Jun 2019

Aquafil participated in its second CFDA Awards with a fresh, custom designed, sustainable ‘green carpet’ made with ECONYL®

NEW YORK, June 4, 2019 — Aquafil, a leading company in the circular economy, created a custom-design green carpet for this year’s CFDA Fashion Awards at the Brooklyn Museum in New York. The stunning 11,600 square foot carpet, made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon, is the latest in a series of green carpets developed by Aquafil […]

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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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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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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

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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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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22 May 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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22 May 2019

EVENING STANDARD – The best swimwear for summer

By Rachael Dove The ES fashion team choose their top swimwear picks for this summer London designer Henry Holland has joined forces with Speedo on a collection that is extra with a capital E. Rainbow stripes? Check. Tie-dye? Check. The man has even got us considering a unitard swimsuit (yes really). Wallflowers, look away now […]

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21 May 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 May 2019

Aquafil and Ege Carpets Partner with Chopard to Turn Pink Carpet ‘Green’ During Cannes Film Festival

Cannes, France, May 20, 2019 — Aquafil, creator of ECONYL® regenerated nylon alongside Europe’s leading carpet producer Ege Carpets have developed a sustainable bespoke carpet for LOVE party – the annual soiree hosted by luxury jewellery house Chopard during the Cannes Film Festival. The carpet, made for the most part from ECONYL®, showcases sustainable design […]

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20 May 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 May 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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