Meet The Entrepreneur Making Swimsuits Out Of Plants

Janaya Wilkins, a New Zealander grew up exploring the country’s beaches and the sports they entailed. During her early 20’s, she traveled widely, finding herself visiting beaches across the world, and developed a new hobby, scuba diving. But studies took her to London; after getting a Master’s in marketing, she worked her way up at Ayima, a digital marketing agency, helping the company expand, acquire another agency, and float on the Swedish stock exchange. But two years ago, she wanted a change.

She returned to the oceans of her childhood with SLO, her new venture (short for “sustainable luxury oceanwear”), which makes swimsuits out of Yulex, a material that has been heralded by outdoor brands such as Patagonia…[READ MORE]

Source: Meet The Entrepreneur Making Swimsuits Out Of Plants | forbes.com

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