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How Fair Harbor, one of fashion's fastest-growing sustainable brands, hit record sales during the pandemic

11/7/20
Sales figures in the months following the pandemic up through June, reviewed by Business Insider, were up 1,200% year-over-year, and their overall rate of near-1,000% year-over-year growth has remained steady. Jake said "It's been an incredibly exciting journey, we've had to keep our heads down, stay creative and stay incredibly nimble and agile," he continued.

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In Menswear, There Is A Visible Step Forward

11/2/20
The Fair Harbor Henley is essential F/W purchase because not only is it the world's softest and most sustainable Henley but its custom fabric is made of recycled plastic bottles, tree bark and spandex, comes in four colors and has UPF 50 sun protection built in. The Harbor Henley allows customers the opportunity to enjoy the places they love in comfort and style, while protecting the places they love for future generations

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Short Takes: What’s Happening With Take-Back Programs?

10/14/202
“In an effort to bring our entire process full circle, we started Round Trip to give outdated, old swimwear a second life. To date, we have received and recycled hundreds of swimsuits,” said Caroline Danhey, cofounder of Fair Harbor

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Best Beach Essentials for Your Ultimate Day in the Sun

6/6/20

Fair Harbor is making some of the most eco-friendly, comfortable, and cool trunks of the moment. This swimsuit made with recycled polyester—which keeps 12 bottles out of landfills per pair—makes for feel-good beach attire catching some waves. The four-way stretch fabric with water-repellent coating allows for optimum flexibility and comfort for all beach activities.

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Business Insider

6/8/20

A millennial and his Gen Z sister used a $20,000 grant to launch a line of swimsuits made from recycled plastic bottles, and it marks the next generation of sustainable fashion. "We've recycled over [2.5 million] plastic bottles, and next year, we'll do over [3 million]," Caroline told Business Insider, noting that they receive the plastic bottles from recyclable facilities around the world.

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Sustainable fashion brands to support on World Environment Day

6/5/20

Specializing in men’s swimwear, Fair Harbor is transforming the industry one pair of swim trunks at a time. Each pair is made from 12 plastic bottles, and has an innovative boxer brief liner that not only does good, but feels good too.

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Fair Harbor Anchor Short

4/22/20

Are swim trunks good for the earth? Not usually, but these are. Made from a blend of recycled ocean plastic and spandex, each pair of these comfy, stretchy shorts reuses the equivalent of 12 plastic bottles. A DWR fabric treatment helps them dry quickly, and they come with a built-in liner and three pockets for maximum versatility in and out of the water.

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Good Company: Fair Harbor Aims to Protect the World’s Oceans by Making Swimsuits Out of Plastic Bottles

4/13/20

The company had humble beginnings. Caroline, 22, says they “bootstrapped” Fair Harbor after its initial debut, going out to small beach towns, not unlike the company’s namesake, “to sell to anyone who would listen to our story. We’ve developed a real community while building it,” she says of the company.

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Fair Harbor clothing turns plastic bottles into swimwear

12/20/19

A pair of siblings have "upcycled" more than 500,000 plastic bottles to create eco-friendly swimwear.

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Forbes 30 Under 30: Manufacturing and Industry

12/4/19

Siblings Jake and Caroline Danehy spent childhood summers on Fair Harbor, Fire Island, and started their company to reduce ocean plastic. Their process uses a technology to convert plastic bottles into recycled polyester that Jake learned as a student at Colgate University, and which is then turned into board shorts and swimwear.

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FAIR HARBOR COMPASS PANT

10/2/19

“Blending the durability of workwear with classic style, the Fair Harbor Compass Pant is crafted from a highly technical fabric that's super "green" to boot--mainly fashioned from recycled bottles, with cotton and some spandex. The four-way stretch material is also quick drying and water repellent and offered in a range of understated hues.”

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Meet The Swimwear Brand Saving The Ocean One Swimsuit At A Time

“What sets Danehy apart from other swimwear brands is his powerful interest in a sustainable humanistic approach. Danehy’s attention is in implementing assistive technology that has allowed for his Fair Harbor Swimwear brand to take advantage of sustainable applications by leveraging technology to mitigate the use of single-use plastics and transforming recycled plastic bottles into exceptional swimwear.”

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CAROLINE DANEHY CO-FOUNDED A SUSTAINABLE SWIMWEAR COMPANY WHILE IN COLLEGE

8/12/19

While a majority of her classmates fell under the trance of senioritis after the second day of senior year in high school classes, Caroline began her journey as an entrepreneur. With college around the corner, she had a number of decisions to make concerning her own future and the concurrently developing future of Fair Harbor.

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SWIMWEAR TAKES THE LEAD ON A MORE SUSTAINABLE FASHION WORLD

“There wasn’t a specific fashion house/designer/celebrity we thought about when first creating our designs. However, we did acknowledge the platform that these parties have in voicing their opinions on a matter they feel passionate about,” say the founders. “Our goal is to use our brand as a platform to promote the mitigation of single-use plastics.”

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In Fair Harbor’s Eco-Friendly the One Short, You’re Set to Catch Waves or Grab Drinks From Morning to Night

7/9/19

“I’ve been wearing these regularly since the sustainability-forward Fair Harbor sent me a pair to try out — and wore them for multiple days straight last weekend. They really do hit all the marks they’re designed to, constructed with 50% organic cotton, 10% spandex, and 40% coming from recycled plastic bottles.”

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