Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Bagir's Green Living message personified in EcoGir suit
Bagir's Green Living message personified in EcoGir suit
12
Sep '09
Bagir Ltd., the Israel-based tailored apparel manufacturer that specializes in high-tech suiting innovations, brought a touch of Earth Day to Fashion Week with a pair of eco-ambassadors who spread the word about the benefits of the new EcoGir tailored suit collection made with fabric produced from recycled plastic bottles. The dapper duo dramatized Bagir's “green living” message in before-and-after fashion. One gent was outfitted in an elegant EcoGir suit, available at Sears stores nationwide under the Covington Perfect Wardrobe label, while the other wore a see-through plastic suit to symbolize the EcoGir technology's origin in plastic bottles.

“We at Bagir Ltd. believe a truly eco-sensitive lifestyle requires a commitment that is year-round,” said Tim Danser, Vice President of Marketing for Bagir Ltd. “Our eco-ambassadors at Fashion Week demonstrate that every day can be Earth Day for consumers who wear the EcoGir tailored suit collection, which helps protect the environment in several ways that conserve energy and eliminate waste.”

Bagir's eco-ambassadors, who also appeared outside Fashion Week's tents at Bryant Park on September 10, distributed information about EcoGir to the public and attendees of the Spring 2010 fashion shows. The EcoGir suit technology greatly benefits the Earth's ecosystem by finding a productive use for the nearly 60 million plastic bottles that Americans throw out every day.

The fabric in EcoGir suits is the creation of the Japanese textiles conglomerate Teijin Fibers Ltd. Each suit is comprised of approximately 13 recycled plastic bottles. This manufacturing process reduces carbon footprint by consuming less energy than suits made from petroleum-based materials. EcoGir suits further benefit the ecosystem by being machine-washable and tumble-dryable, eliminating the need for dry-cleaning, which exposes the environment to airborne toxins and harsh chemicals.

The EcoGir collection also features Bagir's signature performance attributes. All the pieces in the collection feature Bagir's innovative AeriFlex technology, featuring a component that helps improve the suits' comfort factor. The styles have been designed with daily activities in mind. Stretch has been added to the fabric, providing all-over flexibility with concentrated attention to elbows and underarms, along with a unique EZ Hook expandable waistband in pants for more give in the waist.

Bagir Group Ltd


Must ReadView All

India’s garment imports from Bangladesh up 56% post-GST

Apparel/Garments | On 12th Dec 2017

India’s garment imports from Bangladesh up 56% post-GST

India has imported $87.4 million worth of readymade garments from...

Coats acquires yarn manufacturer Patrick Yarn Mill

Textiles | On 12th Dec 2017

Coats acquires yarn manufacturer Patrick Yarn Mill

Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer, has...

Trade & consumers want MDR free digital payments: CAIT

Apparel/Garments | On 12th Dec 2017

Trade & consumers want MDR free digital payments: CAIT

Transaction charges like the merchant discount rate (MDR) applicable...

Interviews View All

Ajay Ghariwala
Luthra Group

We are ready to adopt or follow every opportunity

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Awen Delaval
Samatoa

'Natural fibres are appreciated for traditional authenticity'

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir
Walnut

<b>Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir</b> started their career with the launch of...

Sidharth Sinha
Sidharth Sinha

<b>Sidharth Sinha</b> has contributed to the successful rebirth and...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

December 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.2%
No
12.1%
Skip
18.7%

Total Votes: 91

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.5%
No
30.8%
Skip
7.7%

Total Votes: 91

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
86.8%
No
9.9%
Skip
3.3%

Total Votes: 91

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
81.3%
No
8.8%
Skip
9.9%

Total Votes: 91


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search