The luxury Italian brand launches the first development of this kind for the hosiery sector that finally sees sustainable tights ready to set new rules of responsibility and style!
The cutting-edge collection is the result of over a year of research and development with high-tech yarn ROICA™ by Asahi Kasei and reflects the vision and commitment of Sarah Borghi brand
Sarah Borghi is a global style advocate for high-end fashion hosiery, tights, and socks. With a heritage of over 40 years in selecting the finest yarns and applying ultimate technologies and processes expertise, the brand has constantly been evolving innovative technologies together with product design and sustainability.
The brand-new Green Collection by Sarah Borghi of premium Italian socks & hosiery represents the next generation of innovation and design, a shift in culture able to integrate essential and smart values into fashion so to meet today’s responsible consumer and the generations to come.
A range of products that blend next generation sustainable yarns with exceptional wear and durability. The complete collection is available in a rich colour palette and comprised of classic styles spanning from 20 denier to 80 denier: from a 20 denier beautifully transparent sheer to completely opaque matt effect 80 denier.
All classic styles feature the Sarah Borghi signature waistband, blending quality with exceptional comfort. The 20 denier ergonomic ‘shaper’ tights have a contoured silhouette for enhanced curves and a flat tummy effect which does not compromise on comfort.
The range extends to super-soft socks and tights crafted with natural organic blends. These styles include an extremely soft 100 denier natural organic cotton tights, natural organic cotton knee highs and 100 denier tights with an exquisite cashmere blend. It is a very complete range where aesthetic, innovation and responsibility together are playing a contemporary symphony.
“Our commitment to responsibility is extremely important. That is why we chose to team up with the market’s leaders in sustainable innovation and make use of renewable sources that perfectly match with sophistication in the design and creations of the collections”, says Elena Marzocchi – Brand Co-Owner at Sarah Borghi.
The responsible collection features Amni Soul Eco®, the world’s first biodegradable in anaerobic conditions polyamide 6.6 yarn that degrades in around 5 years* after disposing of in landfill, developed by SOLVAY and produced and distributed by FULGAR, and ROICA™ V550 by leading fiber manufacturer Asahi Kasei, a premium sustainable stretch yarn boasting the Gold Level Material Health Certificate by Cradle-to-Cradle Product Innovation Institute** as it has been evaluated for impact on human and environmental health.
At the end of his life, it also smartly breaks down without releasing harmful substances in the environment according to Hohenstein Environment Compatibility Certification. Key elements that makes ROICA™ V550 a precious choice when it comes to Circular Economy material approach.
“Sustainability is not only about clothes, but all items we wear from hats to socks. Hosiery is a very important sector hungry for innovation. With Sarah Borghi we wanted to inject sustainability and responsible innovation at all levels”, says Takaaki Kondo, new Manager of ROICA™ Global Marketing Department.
*Reference System: ASTM D5511 - Standard Test Method for the Determination of Anaerobic Biodegradation of Plastics Under High-solids Anaerobic Digestion Conditions
** The Cradle-to-Cradle Product Innovation Institute, a non -profit organization, administer the Cradle-to-Cradle Certified™ Product Standard. It was created to bring about a new industrial revolution that turns the making of things into a positive force of society, economy and the planet. The Cradle-to-Cradle Certified Product Standard™ provides designers and manufacturers with criteria and requirements for continually improving what products are made of and how they are made aiming to achieve a circular economy approach.
The brand-new Green Collection by Sarah Borghi presents an elegant range of products that blend next generation sustainable yarns with exceptional wear and durability.
The range develops around main categories that can be summarised as:
GREEN, comprises three varieties of denier: 20, 40 and 80 in a colour palette that goes from black to nude, camel, bordeaux, dark green and navy. GREEN 20 is luxuriously transparent and super soft offering ultimate in comfort and performance; GREEN 40 is a beautifully matt 40 denier semi-opaque tights, also extremely soft and comfortable; GREEN 80 offers a complete coverage matt finish opaque tights. All products benefit from reinforced toes and seamless ergonomic waistband which boasts exceptional fit.
GREEN 40 semi-opaque tights
GREEN COTTON Organic Tights are the extremely soft 100 denier natural tights made of organic cotton, Amni Soul Eco® and ROICA™ V550. And also the look is natural giving legs exceptional comfort and appearance. The colours palette includes black, blue, grey, charcoal grey and brown.GREEN Socks are the versatile super-soft ankle socks for everyday life, available in the basic colours black, blue, chocolate and charcoal grey.
GREEN COMPLETE SHAPER 20, available in black, is an exceptional 20 denier shaping tights that creates a seamless silhouette. Flattening the tummy, lifting the bottom and shaping the thighs. On the legs it offers toning, complete transparency and a beautiful subtle sheen to enhance them. Seamless ergonomic waistband and reinforced toes complete the style.
GREEN CASHMERE ORGANIC, black or chocolate coloured, are 100 denier extremely soft in beautiful cashmere, organic cotton, Amni Soul Eco® and ROICA™ V550 blend tights. Refined on the leg offering complete coverage and exceptional comfort.
GREEN COTTON Organic Knee highs, available in black, blue, grey, charcoal grey, brown, are extremely soft natural organic cotton, Amni Soul Eco® and ROICA™ V550 knee highs.
GREEN COTTON Organic Socks in black are made of natural organic cotton and ROICA™ V550 and are extremely soft and comfortable to wear.
All the lines are consciously crafted in Italy using next generation sustainable and organic yarns Amni Soul Eco® and ROICA™ V550.
The full collection will be available on Sarah Borghi official website (https://sarahborghi.com/en/) or on https://www.luxury-legs.com/ and distributed at ARIANNA BOUTIQUE - Verone, HIGH TECH - Milan, THE STORE - Milan, LE PARIGINE - Monfalcone, OFFICINAE - Naples, GALERIES LAFAYETTE - France, LUDWIG - Germany, FENWICK - UK.
ROICA™ “Advanced fit for living” is a premium stretch fiber with an innovative range of smart functions to suit the modern wardrobe. ROICA™ shapes comfort with high quality, performance and fit, adding value to everyday living for sport, activewear, intimates, fashion and business wear. ROICA™ is a trademark of Asahi Kasei Corporation.
ROICA™ is also partner of C.L.A.S.S.
C.L.A.S.S. (Creativity Lifestyle and Sustainable Synergy) Leading the way since 2007, we are a unique multi-platform HUB based in Milan specialized in integrating a new generation of eco values into your fashion and home product and company. These new values are needed to speak to a new, smarter and contemporary conscience consumer. C.L.A.S.S., founded by Giusy Bettoni, introduces a new way of design thinking that represents a shift in culture, which enables your business to be competitive and socially innovative.
Quality, innovation, style and Made in Italy. This summary contains the entrepreneurial vision that Sarah Borghi interprets since 1975, thanks to a unique textile tradition in the world. All collections are designed and produced in Italy, respecting a manufacturing culture that has gained, thanks to forty years of experience, an international consideration of excellence.
High-quality raw materials at the service of a brand that has chosen to invest in Made in Italy to offer an elegance that is easy to wear, translated into a simple but refined style, for an accessory always up to date.