Tropicfeel, a company that focuses on using upcycled materials, natural fabrics and compostable packaging, has announced that its Shell travel backpack has become a huge hit amongst travellers who care about the earth. Shell backpack is made with Hyosung’s sustainable materials and has raised nearly $2 million in pre-orders on Kickstarter this fall.
Designed for urban exploration and outdoor adventures, the Shell backpack and wardrobe system features a minimalist 3-in-1 adaptable design that seamlessly transitions to suit the commuter, weekender, and traveller by transforming into three different sizes: compressed 22L, normal 30L and expanded 40L.
The weatherproof backpack is made with Hyosung’s portfolio of recycled performance fibres, one of which is the first 100 per cent recycled spandex worldwide – creora regen. The Shell travel pack features Hyosung’s Mipan regen nylon and creora regen spandex both made with 100 per cent reclaimed waste, in addition to regen polyester and regen cotna made from 100 per cent post-consumer waste, all of which help save valuable resources from being removed from the earth.
“Tropicfeel’s Shell backpack is the first product to incorporate all three of our recycled regen fibres into a design,” Mike Simko, global marketing director, Hyosung Textiles, said in a press release. “We are proud to join forces with such and innovative, young company that is growing like gangbusters and has developed such an interactive and adventurous community.”
“We are travel lovers and we want to make responsible travel the norm,” Alberto Espinós, Tropicfeel CEO & founder, said. “We’re offering unmatched versatility, access, organisation, and everyday aesthetics.”
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (JL)
Tropicfeel, a company that focuses on using upcycled materials, natural fabrics and compostable packaging, announced that its Shell travel backpack has become a huge hit amongst travellers who care about the earth. Shell backpack is made with Hyosung’s sustainable materials, has raised nearly $2 million in pre-orders on Kickstarter this fall.