Every time you buy an AV swimsuit,

5% goes to cleaning the oceans!

We care about the environment and try to minimise our footprint in terms of:

- Production & Processes

-Support of NGOs

- Materials & Waste

PRODUCTION & PROCESSES

We embrace the “Slow Fashion” concept; limited pieces, high quality certified textiles and materials, durable products.

We Learn to design for longevity;

  • High quality fabrics that last.

  • Classic, Minimal design approach. Style that can be worn throughout the years.

 

All pieces are handmade and 100% produced in Greece, in a small, specialised factory.

We support local manufacturers, producers and craftsmen.

We embrace the concept of ethical trade; respect ethical commerce standards.

All components are sourced from factories within Europe that adhere to high standards of production and ensure safe and fair working environments for their employees.

SUPPORT OF NGOs

5% of the company’s profit goes to cleaning the oceans! Therefore, every time you buy an AV swimsuit, you help the environment by supporting the following organisations:

  • The Surf Rider Foundation

  • The Blu

  • 5 Gyres

  • Oceana

MATERIALS & WASTE

The designs utilise luxury Italian and Greek fabrics, partnered with complex construction and considered details. 

This year we introduced ECONYL®, a 100% regenerated nylon made from abandoned fishing nets and nylon waste from landfills and oceans around the world.

All fabrics are certified under STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®

Sustainable packaging: all our packaging is from natural, eco-friendly, recyclable materials. All swimwear come in organic bags that can be re-used or recycled by our customers. 

Sustainable labelling: Price tags, marketing cards and other marketing material (when necessary) is made from recycled/organic paper. We try to minimise the use of paper and make NO USE of plastic

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We support recycling; by bringing back to us your used/old AV products, you get a 5% discount on your next purchase!

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