Prince Harry’s cousin Lady Amelia Windsor wowed in a sustainable eco bikini by Talia Collins as she enjoyed a day at the spa
The use of synthetic fibers is one of the biggest issues the fashion industry has yet to tackle – and in part, we’re to blame for swimwear. Bikinis and one-pieces are often made from nylon, neoprene or polyester, which means they cannot be recycled. It’s something Lady Amelia Windsor knows everything.
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Luckily for us and the royal family, many swimwear brands are pioneering materials such as econyl – regenerated nylon recovered from landfills and the oceans – to create beautiful bikini sets. So it’s no surprise that Lady Amelia was spotted wearing a classic black bikini by Talia Collinsan enduring swimwear designer who champions the use of econyl in her stylish designs.
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The 26-year-old snapped a stunning day spa selfie in the high-waisted ensemble, featuring a classic black triangle bikini top and matching bottoms. She wore her long blonde hair loose in the image, which she later shared via social media.
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The socialite captioned the Instagram story: “@bulgari @modusbpsm @taliacollinsofficial bikini econyl.”
Lady Amelia looked amazing in the ethically sourced swim set
According to its website, the label is: “A sustainable luxury swimwear and activewear brand, established in 2018.”
The star enjoyed a well-deserved day at the spa
It read: “We aim to produce timeless, monogrammed swimwear in the most sustainable way possible to help protect our oceans and the entire planet. Our customizable designs are consciously created using ECONYL®, a yarn made from 100% regenerated nylon fibers made from discarded fishing nets and other discarded ocean plastics.”
If Lady Amelia’s ethically made bath set caught your eye, then you’re in luck as it’s still available to buy online.
The High Rise High Waist Brief, £90, Talia Collins
In addition to econyl, independent brands incorporate natural fibers like hemp, Yulex (a natural rubber alternative to petroleum-based neoprene), and even marine waste into their products.
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Of course, there is always the possibility of buying vintage. With the advent of Y2K trends, vintage Dior, Juicy Couture and Burberry bikinis have become increasingly popular. For some, the idea of second-hand swimwear may not appeal, so luckily there are plenty of other sustainable swimwear brands to explore.
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