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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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03 May 2019

BLOOMBERG – This Italian Company Wants Your Swimsuit to Be Made From Garbage

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 goldmine,” Bonazzi, the founder and chief executive officer of nylon manufacturer Aquafil, said in an interview. (…) And […]

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03 May 2019

W MAGAZINE – 4 Swimwear Labels Taking Sustainability to Luxury Levels

By Stephanie Eckardt You might not have heard of Ljubljana, but then you’re probably not in the world of sustainable swimwear. Once known only as the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana could now also be the capital of Econyl, a material that eco-conscious swimwear designers can’t seem to get enough of. (…) In stark contrast to […]

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03 May 2019

INTIMO RETAIL – Mermazing sceglie Econyl per la collezione Ocean Breeze SS 2019

By Nunzia Capriglione Alessia Porrello e Vanessa Sillano, fondatrici del brand Mermazing, hanno scelto di utilizzare il filo di Econyl per la collezione “Ocean Breeze”. I tessuti scelti, come tutta la produzione, sono Made in Italy e vantano un’elevata percentuale di Lycra Xtralife, che garantisce vestibilità e flessibilità. (…) La collezione Mermazing “Ocean Breeze” SS […]

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29 Apr 2019

FORBES – Mother’s Day Gift Guide: The Best Low-Waste Gifts For Eco-Conscious Moms

By Margaux Lushing There is nothing convenient about the effects of our favorite fast fashion brands and heavily packaged deliveries, and the moms who are committed to living a low waste lifestyle know this best. Shopping for these enlightened ladies can be hugely rewarding for you both if you follow a few easy guidelines: no […]

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29 Apr 2019

IL MESSAGGERO – Moda da (a)mare, ecco i costumi ecosostenibili che rispettano l’ambiente

By Gustavo Marco Cipolla Reti da pesca, scarti e scampoli di tessuto, tappeti e plastica industriale recuperati dalle discariche. Quest’estate ce ne andremo al mare rispettando l’ambiente. E indossando costumi da bagno ecosostenibili che, in vista della stagione calda, diventano il trend irrinunciabile per ecologisti e non. (…) Reformation ha lanciato per la spring-summer 2019 […]

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25 Apr 2019

VOGUE – Recycle, repurpose and reuse: how brands are finding their green thumb right now…

By Clare Press Vogue combs the spring/summer ’19 collections for green shoots. Recycle, repurpose, reuse. The three ‘r’s formed a theme this season. Those sexy, sporty, plunge-fronted floral playsuits at Stella McCartney? The ones with the biker short legs? Not only did they make us want to renew our gym membership, but they’re made from […]

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23 Apr 2019

ECONYL®-made furniture among the finalists of the RO Plastic Prize Competition at Rossana Orlandi Gallery during the Milan Design Week

Milan, Italy, April 23, 2019 –  Aquafil chairman and chief executive officer, Giulio Bonazzi was a featured panelist at Rossana Orlandi’s worldwide design competition during the 2019 Salone del Mobile in Milan, Italy last Wednesday, April 10. Four pieces were presented at the Rosanna Orlandi Gallery for the competition that used ECONYL® as a key material […]

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22 Apr 2019

MARIE CLAIRE – Free People’s Econyl Leggings Are Eco-Friendly and Super Comfy

by Rachel Epstein and Adrienne Faurote As we continue to feel the dangerously rapid effects of global warming, it’s more important than ever to live a sustainable lifestyle—and, thanks to Free People, we can get one step closer to doing so with the workout clothing we choose to wear. The bohemian lifestyle and retail company […]

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20 Apr 2019

REFINERY 29 – Keep These Sustainable Brands In Mind When Shopping On Earth Day (& Every Day After)

By Emily Ruane While preparing to write about the mutable, ever-evolving and increasingly pressing topic of “sustainability” in time for Earth Day, we had deep thoughts. Here in the Shopping department, our jobs are to find, test, and buy the best stuff so that our readers can make informed purchase decisions and find the things […]

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20 Apr 2019

HOW TO SPEND IT – A cool new swimwear collection for men inspired by Lake Como chic

By Christina Ohly Evans Lake Como’s Grand Hotel Tremezzo teams up with Swedish brand CDLP to create a capsule collection of shorts and briefs fit for the cool crowd Summer is in the air this Easter, which has us thinking about the latest swimwear collaboration between Swedish brand CDLP and Lake Como’s iconic Grand Hotel […]

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