Ocean trash — or the newest fashion trend?
That’s the question people are asking themselves after English fashion designer Stella McCartney revealed that she’s diving into a new kind of material — ocean debris.
McCartney’s vegan fashion brand is partnering with Parley for the Oceans, an organization that aims to raise awareness and end behavior detrimental to the ocean, for its latest endeavor, The New York Times reports.
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The group developed yarns and fabrics made out of plastic trash — think fishing nets and bottles — as a new kind of material for the fashion industry. McCartney has partnered with Adidas to make shoes using Parley’s materials, too. Read more…
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