Nu Wave Swim Brings Sustainability To The Forefront At Miami Swim Week

After decades of ignorance, the fashion industry is at last coming to terms with sustainable practices as a must rather than a suggestion. During New York Fashion Week last February, we heard 18-year-old climate activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez soundtrack the Collina Strada runway with a moving talk about the importance of sustainability. Later in the week, everyone from Rachel Comey to Bode to Chromat placed sustainability at the forefront of their collections. But even with the recent growth we\'ve seen, there\'s still a long way to go. Case in point: swimwear. Ironically enough, the one clothing item designed solely to be worn in and out of the ocean is the one that\'s hurting it most. But change is finally in the water.In Miami, home of the swimwear industry and Miami Swim Week, the need for sustainable practices is dire. According to a New York Times article, \"if emissions continue to grow and sea levels respond moderately, by 2100 about 10 percent of the city of Miami will be below the