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23 Sep 2017

BOF – Can an Awards Show Solve Fashion’s Sustainability Challenge?

Eco-Age and the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana will spotlight sustainability success stories as they co-host the inaugural Green Carpet Fashion Awards. MILAN, Italy — Second only to oil, fashion is one of the world’s most polluting industries. Practically every stage in the life cycle of clothing has negative implications for our planet. And if the […]

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20 Sep 2017

VOGUE – #SuzyMFW: Milan’s Red Hot Story is Green

by SUZY MENKES In the piazza facing Milan’s famous La Scala opera house, trees have come from nowhere and apparently taken root. Painted pennants hang from old stone buildings to painterly effect. But the colour that matters in this Spring/Summer 2018 Milan Fashion Week is green. Italy is launching an unprecedented effort to make its powerful […]

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03 Sep 2017

The Guardian – The eco guide to ocean waste

Plastic pollution in our seas is depressing – but there are imaginative moves afoot to address the problem by Lucy Siegle I’ve been sceptical about the power of running shoes to affect global change. So naturally I had it in for UltraBoost Uncaged Parley, Adidas trainers that claim to make peace with the ocean. The shoe’s […]

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25 Aug 2017

The Huffington Post – These Eco-Conscious Fashion Brands Make The World A Better Place To Live In

It’s easier than ever to find sustainable style for all occasions. by Charlotte Singmin Most of us are committed to doing our part when it comes to separating our papers and plastics from the rest of our household refuse, but when considering our fashion choices we also have the option to recycle. (…) Perhaps as recognized […]

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28 Jul 2017

Trend Hunter – Sustainable Luxury Bags

Stella McCartney’s Bags are Made with Aquafil’s 100% Regenerated Nylon By Laura McQuarrie As a leader in sustainable luxury, Stella McCartney created a Falabella GO bag collection for the Fall 2017 season using Aquafil’s regenerated ECONYL® yarn, which is comprised of ocean waste. As such, it is noted that “every 10,000 tons of ECONYL® produced […]

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19 Jul 2017

Sustainable Brands – Stella McCartney Fall Campaign Targets Overconsumption, Waste

Stella McCartney has long been an advocate for sustainable, ethical fashion; the luxury label has been busy over the last several months trying to drive the industry away from a take-make-waste model, announcing plans to use Parley for the Oceans’ recycled plastic yarn and Aquafil’s ECONYL® fiber, made from 100 percent regenerated nylon waste, in […]

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12 Jul 2017

EARTH911 – THE HOTTEST NEW SWIMWEAR MATERIAL? FISH NETS AND CARPET FLUFF

Where most of us see ocean debris, Giulio Bonazzi, chairman and CEO of Aquafil Group, sees opportunity. This mentality and concern for the health of our oceans have helped unleash innovation in sustainable fashion. Aquafil is making fibers with 100 percent recycled waste from fisheries and the carpeting sector. And it’s going to good (creative) […]

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21 Jun 2017

Stella McCartney’s Autumn 2017 Falabella GO Bag Gets a Sustainability Boost

Made from Aquafil’s 100 percent regenerated nylon, the brand furthers its commitment to conserving our oceans June 21, 2017. London. As part of Stella McCartney’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and the conservation of our oceans, the designer is focusing on solution oriented products. Stella McCartney’s latest edition is the Autumn 2017 collection of Falabella GO […]

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21 Jun 2017

LOS ANGELES TIMES – Model Georgia May Jagger rides the waves into a new Volcom fashion collaboration

By Ingrid Schmidt Making a royal entrance befitting of her rock star lineage, Georgia May Jagger rode up in a vintage Porsche Speedster Tribute 356 flanked by motorcyclists to the launch party of her new collaborative line with fashion brand Volcom. … For the swimwear, I was inspired by ’80s color-blocking, and we are using […]

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20 Jun 2017

DESIGNER PAGES – NeoCon 2017: ECONYL® Pure
 by Aquafil USA

Winner of NeoCon Gold in the Carpet Fiber category, ECONYL® Pure by Aquafil USA finally means that durable carpets “don’t have to come at the expense of the environment.” A dyeable fabric made of 100% regenerated nylon, with at least 50% post-consumer waste, ECONYL Pure is intrinsically stain resistant. The cleanability… READ ALL

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23 May 2017

G7 CLIMATE CHANGE – THE NEW ECONOMY

This is Aquafil’s advocacy for the G7 dedicated to climate change, that was held in Taormina, Italy, on May 27-28. Sustainability is not just a commitment, but an opportunity by Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil Spa The autonomous province of Trento (Trentino-Alto Adige) has long imposed some of the most stringent environmental standards in Europe. […]

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18 May 2017

INNOVATION IN TEXTILES – adidas develops new swim range using regenerated ocean waste

Sportswear brand adidas has announced a partnership with Aquafil, a leading producer of Nylon 6 for carpets and apparel, to use the company’s 100% regenerated Econyl fibre in the Spring/Summer 2017 Parley Hero swim range. The regenerated waste still offers the same qualities as materials usually found in wider swim apparel. The garments are durable, […]

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