Transcend Wear uses upcycled nylon fabric from fishing nets to create luxury swimwear
An eco-conscious brand of bikinis, Transcend Wear is a sustainable swimwear line made from nylon contained in waste such as fishing nets and other nylon waste. The litter is regenerated and transformed into Econyl, which is then used in Transcend Wear.
Launched by model, actress and TV host Jocelyn Luko-Sandstrom, who hopes to make a difference by helping to rid the oceans from harmful fishing nets (known as “ghost nets”) and to save the animals that are caught by these abandoned fishing nets, the swimwear brand not only cleans up the oceans but also uses less energy when creating Econyl.
“I love swimwear more than I love clothes,” says the Japanese, Irish, Austrian and French model who has born and raised on the beaches of Hawaii. “My dream has always been to create a bikini brand, but I never mustered up the courage until this year.”
The stunning entrepreneur is joined by her model and DJ husband Anthony Sandstrom who shares his love of upcycled material with her. Through their extensive careers of 20 years in the fashion industry, they both noticed a huge demand for eco-friendly clothing, which prompted them to launch Transcend Wear for people who yearn to live a more sustainable lifestyle without sacrificing quality.
“While our company is still very small, run by a husband and wife team, we hope to change the world,” says Sandstrom. “We just want to help change the world one bikini at a time!”
With Transcend Wear, you will not only look and feel amazing, but you’ll also be helping the planet.