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13 May 2019

HARPERS BAZAAR – The best sustainable swimwear brands

By Lucy Kebbell Update your beachwear with these environmentally friendly labels When it comes to shopping for sustainable swimwear, there are plenty of brands to choose from offering stylish and eco-friendly alternatives. We asked Lucy Kebbell of conscious style website The Vendeur to round up 10 of the best brands to turn to this summer. […]

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13 May 2019

GQ – Breitling’s Newest Superocean Heritage Is A Piece Of Luxury With A Strong Message Behind It

By Brad Nash The worlds of luxury and activism are all-too-often foreign from one another. Of course, almost every brand in the world will boast that they make their wares out of reponsibly-sourced materials or boast that, because they make ‘products that last’, they’re somehow helping the environment. (…) The dual NATO straps each watch […]

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10 May 2019

VOGUE – The Sisters Behind Norba Are Making the Case for Europeans—And Everyone Else—To Wear Gym Clothes All Day

By Brooke Bobb In Ukraine and Russia, according to Olha Norba, it’s common to see fresh-off-the runway looks from Gucci or Dior in the gym locker room. In these countries, as well as throughout Europe, the idea of staying in workout clothes post-exercise is still widely considered a fashion faux pas. Norba, who is a […]

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10 May 2019

BREITLING – BREITLING AND ITS SURFERS SQUAD LAUNCH A LIMITED-EDITION SUPEROCEAN HERITAGE

Breitling launched its Superocean Heritage Ocean Conservancy Limited Edition watch in Bali with the support of its high-profile Surfers Squad members Kelly Slater, Sally Fitzgibbons, and Stephanie Gilmore. Working with the conservation group Ocean Conservancy, Breitling organized a beach cleanup to celebrate the launch of the chrono­graph, which is limited to 1000 pieces. On May […]

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10 May 2019

LOS ANGELES TIMES – Your next swimsuit might have started life as a fishing net

By Chiara Remondini To you, it’s a garbage dump. To Italian entrepreneur Giulio Bonazzi, it’s the launchpad for a Stella McCartney handbag or a pair of Levi’s jeans. “When I look at a landfill, I see a gold mine,” Bonazzi, the founder and chief executive of nylon manufacturer Aquafil, said in an interview. (…) And […]

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08 May 2019

EURONEWS – “There are so many elements to consider in order to be a truly sustainable brand”

By Euronews RiLEY studio is the new London-based contemporary fashion label with sustainability at its core. Its minimalist, sportswear-inspired collections are designed to be seasonless and appeal to both style and eco-conscious shoppers.“We are style led and we develop a fabric around what we want something to look like,” says CEO Olivia Dowie. It’s a […]

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08 May 2019

ECO AGE – Holiday Dressing, Sustainably

By Rosanna Falconer The days are lengthening, the seas are warming, the beach is calling. For years, half the excitement of a holiday was planning my packing. Lunch breaks would involve swinging by the shops to pick up a bikini in that summer’s zingiest neon while no trip to departures was complete without a purchase […]

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06 May 2019

REFINERY 29 – The Coolest Swimwear Made From Recycled Fishing Nets & Plastic Bottles

By Francine Heath Finding the perfect swimwear can be even more troublesome than avoiding Line of Duty spoilers, right? There’s so much to think about when it comes to swimsuits and bikinis: cut, coverage, colour. Is it boned? Exactly which straps come off? Do high-waisted briefs really make us look like a Baywatch-era Pammy? Now, […]

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06 May 2019

REFINERY 29 – The Coolest Swimwear Made From Recycled Fishing Nets & Plastic Bottles

By Francine Heat Finding the perfect swimwear can be even more troublesome than avoiding Line of Duty spoilers, right? There’s so much to think about when it comes to swimsuits and bikinis: cut, coverage, colour. Is it boned? Exactly which straps come off? Do high-waisted briefs really make us look like a Baywatch-era Pammy? (…) […]

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05 May 2019

BLOOMBERG – Company turns garbage into fashion

Source TicToc This Italian company is recycling plastic, and turning it into yarn for upscale apparel and accessories. Watch the video

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05 May 2019

HEALTHY SEAS – An exciting weekend in blooming Cornwall with Ghost Fishing UK

By North Sea Thanks to heightened interest in the work of Healthy Seas, we are able to achieve more by increasing the frequency of our activities as well as expanding our geographic reach. This year, we are very happy to be working more closely with Ghost Fishing UK, to recover ghost fishing nets from various […]

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03 May 2019

BUSINESS OF FASHION – Italian Company Aquafil Is Making Swimsuits from Garbage

By Bloomberg As volumes of plastic-based waste reach a tipping point in oceans and trash heaps around the world Aquafil recycles the material and turning it into nylon used to make upscale apparel and accessories. ARCO, Italy — To you, it’s a garbage dump. To Italian entrepreneur Giulio Bonazzi, it’s the launchpad for a Stella […]

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