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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05 Jun 2018

VOGUE – Minimal Waste and a Recycled Red Carpet: Inside This Year’s CFDA Awards Dinner

by Katarina Kovac For the first time in its 37-year history, the CFDA Fashion Awards crossed the East River. After stints at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, The New York Public Library, and Hammerstein Ballroom, the CFDA unrolled the red carpet at the Brooklyn Museum—only this was not your run of the mill event carpet. […]

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23 May 2018

FASHIONISTA – The rainbow swimsuit Whitney plans to wear every weekend this summer

By Whitney Bauck Not just when I’m near a body of water. The past few summers, I have had a bad habit of not going to the beach much, even though I love the beach and it’s only a train ride away from me in Brooklyn. Even so, I get a good deal of wear […]

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16 May 2018

WALLPAPER – 3 sustainable swimwear brands to make a dive for this summer

By Laura Hawkins Never has fashion’s devastating impact on our oceans been more visible. Take Stella McCartney and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s ‘Circular Fibres Initiative’, a report released last November, assessing the devastating environmental impact of the textile industry, which estimates that by 2050, 22 trillion tones of synthetic microfibres will have been released into […]

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28 Apr 2018

THE INDEPENDENT – H&M launches Conscious Exclusive 2018 collection

By Sarah Young It is seven years of good luck with the latest iteration of a collection that uses organic materials to make beautiful womenswear and accessories H&M has launched the 2018 edition of its Conscious Exclusive collection – a range that, in light of fashion’s growing effect on the environment, is designed to promote […]

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25 Apr 2018

VOGUE UK – The Young Designers Pioneering A Sustainable Fashion Revolution

While eco-friendly fashion has never had particularly glamorous connotations, the best designers of a new generation are stitching sustainability into everything they do. By Olivia Singer While sustainability has long been considered a byword for hemp-heavy bohemia, a new generation of designers is building brands with a more conscious approach to fashion at their core. […]

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20 Apr 2018

THE GUARDIAN – Upcycled denim & sustainable lace: fashion to feel good about this spring

By Jess Cartner-Morley Ethical and sustainable are the biggest buzzwords in fashion at the moment. Here are five brands trying to knit social consciousness with style this spring (…) alongside a halterneck ivory gown made from ECONYL lace, which is created from recycled fishing nets and other nylon waste products.   Read more

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19 Apr 2018

THE SUN – H&M Conscious Exclusive 2018 has launched – shop the collection here

We never thought ethical fashion could look this good but year after year, H&M pulls it out of the bag with its Conscious Exclusive collection By Abigail Southan For 2018 the retailer has got the super of all supers Christy Turtlington to star in the campaign – and we’re obsessed. H&M Conscious is a project […]

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20 Mar 2018

SUSTAINABLE BRANDS – Enel Report Highlights 100 Innovators Shaping Italy’s Circular Economy

Italy is quickly establishing itself as a force to be reckoned with in the circular economy, as evidenced by a new report from Enel, an Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas. The report, 100 Italian Circular Economy Stories, gives a voice to a cutting-edge, sustainable and competitive Italy, sharing the stories of […]

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14 Feb 2018

Aquafil and H&M Collaborate on Conscious Exclusive Collection

The 2018 collection features several pieces made with 100 percent regenerated ECONYL® yarn Trento, Italy and Stockholm, Sweden, Feb. 14, 2018 Aquafil and H&M have joined forces to make sustainable fashion accessible and beautiful through the H&M Conscious Exclusive collection. This partnership marks the first time that the Conscious Exclusive collection features pieces made from […]

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14 Feb 2018

Huffington Post – H&M’s Conscious Collection Includes A £299 Wedding Dress Made From Fishing Nets

The range is made out of recycled ocean waste and candlesticks. By Sophie Gallagher Rubbish collected from polluted oceans might not be at the top of your wish list of things you’d want to wear, but H&M’s latest Conscious Exclusive collection is made from exactly that. Featuring items made from fishing nets and other nylon waste found […]

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