Award-Winning Sustainable Glasses by Thélios X Stella McCartney

The UL-Underwriters Laboratories certification has rewarded the SS eyewear collection, celebrating the two brands’ first sustainable collaboration.

For a few years now, Stella McCartney’s name has been associated with sustainable high fashion. In the past few seasons, the brand embraced a green, sustainable mission, championing the message that luxury and haute couture can reach their beauty and harmony goals even by backing superior quality with a green, sustainable supply chain.

Stella Mccartney Thelios

Faithful to its concept, the accessory collection entrusted to Thélios, the eyewear specialized branch of global luxury giant LVMH, has lived up to expectations: the collection bio-lenses have won the Environmental Claim Validation (ECV), a certification testifying to their low environmental impact.

The prestigious ECV is awarded by UL, a global independent body issuing safety and sustainability certifications.

Thelios

Stella McCarney’s SS eyewear collection, produced by Thélios, has received the Enviromental Claim Validation because of the alternative materials used: the sunglasses lenses are made from 40% castor oil.

Besides the lenses, Thélios has also crafted sustainable glasses frames by using a bio-acetate made from nearly 70% wood and cotton fibers, and natural plasticizers, too.

Wearing branded sustainable sunglasses is surely a new luxury concept, but cases could not be left out of the picture either: plant-based, sustainable materials were used on the brand’s iconic case styles. The supply chain does not end with products: all packages in this collection are made from recycled, biodegradable materials.

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