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New Bags Made From Plastic Waste

WANT Les Essentiels is pleased to announce their new Recycled Nylon Collection, travel accessories made entirely from recycled plastic waste.Lightweight and trans-seasonal, the Recycled Nylon Collection effortlessly blends performance sport and the elevated uniform to create a new standard for eco-friendly design.

Since introducing 100% Organic Cotton to all of the brand’s core items in 2009, WANT Les Essentiels has been committed to using sustainable materials in their collections. The addition of the ECONYL® crafted bags marks a new effort to reduce the environmental footprint in the manufacturing of their products.

ECONYL® is a lightweight recycled nylon developed in Italy and fabricated using post-consumer and pre-consumer materials such as carpets, fabrics, fishnets and other plastic waste. For every 10,000 tonnes of ECONYL® created, 70,000 barrels of crude oil are saved and 57,000 tons of Carbon Dioxide emissions are avoided.

WANT Les Essentiels Recycled Nylon Collection is designed for stylish utility and functionality. The series introduces three new essential silhouettes, complete with a water-resistant YKK Excella® zipper, breathable mesh backing, elegant interior pockets for storing personal items or electronic devices, and a hidden passport pocket for easy access while traveling. All styles are made entirely of eco-nylon.

The three styles introduced in the initial drop are as follows:

Rogue Utility Backpack
Multi-purpose travel backpack with interior padded cotton pocket designed to fit a 15 inch laptop. ($395 USD)

Fillmore Waist Pack
Versatile pack has an adjustable strap that allows it to be worn crossbody or around the waist. Two interior pockets easily fit a phone and charger. ($165 USD)

Bryce Crossbody Bag
An adjustable crossbody strap, three hidden pockets and mesh padding make this bag the perfect everyday travel companion. ($165 USD)

WANT les Essentiels’ Co-founders and CEOs Mark Wiltzer and Jacqueline Gelber say that the collection is being offered at an intentionally accessible price point: “We really wanted to make the collection very accessible and allow the consumer to participate in reducing the environmental footprint.”

Styles are available in Black eco-nylon and range in price from $165 USD for the Bryce crossbody and Fillmore waist pack, to $395 USD for the Rogue backpack. Pieces are available for purchase at leading retailers as well as online at www.wantlesessentiels.com..

WANT Les Essentiels is sold through both WANT Les Essentiels boutiques and WANT Apothecary locations alongside leading retailers worldwide including Mr Porter, Barney’s New York, Saks Fifth Avenue, Selfridges, Ssense.com, WallpaperSTORE*, Moda Operandi, East Dane, Shopbop, Farfetch, Nordstrom, Need Supply Co., and more…

MADONNA LAUNCHES MDNA SKIN

(Photo credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for MDNA SKIN)

MADONNA LAUNCHES MDNA SKIN IN THE US AT BARNEYS NEW YORK
  

Madonna yesterday hosted a meet and greet at Barneys New York to celebrate the US launch of MDNA SKIN, applying product to select VIP fans and taking photos with customers.

 

The line was co-developed by Madonna and MDNA SKIN’s Japanese parent company MTG. Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank, Madonna’s dermatologist of two years, is also on board as MDNA SKIN’s brand consultant. The hero product, The Chrome Clay Mask, is comprised of clay that comes from Montecatini, Italy, where MDNA Skin was granted permission to use the city’s thermal waters and fango clay. Every product in the range is formulated with M.T. PARCA, a proprietary ingredient derived from four natural springs in Montecatini. The restorative, mineral-rich water is the base for the line’s products including a Face Wash, Face Serum, Eye Serum, Eye Masks and Rose Mist. Looking ahead, a Finishing Cream will join the lineup in the US in November, followed by a Reinvention Cream and an Onyx Black Beauty Roller next year.