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LAST YEARS’ CARPETS ARE TODAY’S COUTURE

The Italian pioneer of the circular economy, is the first company in the world which is able to produce a fully recycled and endlessly regenerable fibre: ECONYL®.

Not only is ECONYL® regenerated nylon yarn used to create beautiful carpets, but the revolutionary yarn can be regenerates endlessly, creating countless possibilities for fashion brands to create clothing that is truly circular.

In fashion, you can find ECONYL® regenerated nylon in high-end designer handbags, stylish clothes, hosiery and lingerie. The ECONYL® brand promotes constant creativity, wherever it’s used.

This year, Matilda de Angelis wears a mid-length Prada Re-Nylon cocktail dress made from Aquafil’s ECONYL® regenerated nylon yarn. The yarn is derived from a variety of plastic waste, from post-consumer carpets to marine plastic debris such as ghost fishing nets collected by initiatives including Healthy Seas, winner of the 2019 GCFA Circular Economy award.

Aquafil recognises the importance of breathing new life into discarded materials.

The Company has supported the Green Carpet Fashion Awards for the previous three editions creating uniquely designed ECONYL® regenerated nylon carpets, including the 2019 carpet designed by Hamish Bowles, International Editor at Large for Vogue, prove discarded materials can be turned into beautiful and valuable new products.

Our partner, Aquafil, recognizes the importance of breathing new life into discarded materials. Indeed, previous editions carpets have not been disposed. Together with other waste such as fishing nets, fabric scraps they have been transformed into ECONYL® regenerated nylon for interior and fashion products.
Aquafil provided the green carpet made from ECONYL® yarn for the 2019 Green Carpet Fashion Awards.

Learn more about ECONYL® Regenerated Nylon here

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