“People Don’t Know How Bad Neoprene Is”: Meet the Designer Bringing a Sustainable Vision to Surfing

"She [Abigail Lorick] noticed a gap in the market for a 'by women, for women' surf brand with a more elevated point of view, one that felt as sophisticated and timeless as the clothes she wore on dry land. The result [...]

2020-01-15T10:38:00-08:00January 14th, 2020|Action Sports, News, Surfing, Yulex|0 Comments

More Competition For Plant-Based Shoes As Sanuk Debuts A New Design

Decker’s owned Sanuk, the California shoe brand most known for its easy going slide ons, has launched a shoe made with Yulex—a natural rubber coming from FSC-certified forests in Guatemala. By Esha Chhabra, Contributor, Forbes [...]

2020-01-21T18:22:35-08:00December 19th, 2019|Fashion Apparel, News, Yulex|0 Comments

Patagonia’s new natural-rubber wetsuit is the warmest I’ve ever worn, and softer and more flexible than ever

Looking into both environmental and social responsibility, Patagonia, as it stands now, is the only wetsuit manufacturer that is Fair Trade Certified and neoprene-free. Owen Burke, Business Insider The Yulex line [...]

2020-01-21T18:43:01-08:00July 12th, 2019|Action Sports, News, Surfing, Yulex|0 Comments

Kiwi woman is making the world’s first luxury plant-based swimsuits

Combining oceanwear and activism, Kiwi entrepreneur Janaya Wilkins is well on her way to producing the world's first range of luxury, plant-based swimsuits. Nicole Lawton, Stuff The sleek black bikinis and one-pieces will [...]

2020-01-21T18:47:43-08:00July 3rd, 2019|Fashion Apparel, News, Yulex|0 Comments

What Exactly Is This Yulex Stuff Patagonia Is Using to Make Neoprene Free Wetsuits?

What was Yulex? And how exactly did it mean making wetsuits in a more sustainable way. Dylan Heyden, Associate Editor, The Intertia I remember standing in front of a group of stakeholders from [...]

2020-01-21T18:59:03-08:00September 21st, 2016|Action Sports, News, Surfing, Yulex|0 Comments