Wondaswim recycles dumped fishing nets to make sustainable swimwear, reduce ocean pollution

Wondaswim's co-founders Kim Flint and Teresa Brouwers at LIS19 © CompassList

Lisbon-based startup by German co-founders creates sustainable swimwear for all body sizes, targeted at millennials

For keen surfers and co-founders of Lisbon-based slow fashion swimwear brand Wondaswim Kim Flint and Teresa Brouwers, "sustainability isn't a choice but a necessity” that provided the motivation for starting their eco-friendly company. Founded in August 2018, Wondaswim offers long-lasting, comfortable swimwear for all body sizes made from Econyl, a material manufactured from nylon waste products such as fishing nets, carpets and fabric remnants. The company was born from the German co-founders' shared concerns about ocean pollution, the impact of fast fashion on the environment and the ne...
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