Boody takes home sustainable fashion prize

Sydney-dependent garments manufacturer Boody has gained in the style class at the Visionary Awards held last night at the Artwork Gallery of New South Wales, aimed at championing sustainable brands across many sectors.

The brand was launched in 2012 by business owners Neil Midalia and David Greenblo (pictured underneath, left), pushing its natural and organic bamboo underwear, loungewear and socks at chemists. Nowadays, Boody is offered as a result of an owned eCommerce site, in on-line marketplaces such as The Legendary, and through over 2,000 stockists across Australia and New Zealand, and much more throughout Asia, Africa, Europe and The united states. 

The manufacturer is also the very first B Company accredited underwear model in Australia and New Zealand. 

Boody co-MD Shaun Greenblo approved the award, citing its use of bamboo throughout its variety as a catalyst for the company. 

“When we found out bamboo, we learned about all the extraordinary h2o preserving characteristics that that would have around some other standard resources,” Greenblo claimed. “When we identified how beautifully snug and smooth it is, there was no turning again from that. So now it really is built-in into every a person of our items.

“We’ve variety of gone beyond that in our components innovation, to make sure that we proceed pushing the boundaries and what we’re carrying out.”

The Visionary Awards are a peer-nominated ceremony offered by Polestar, a Swedish electrical overall performance car or truck brand, in collaboration with T: The New York Situations Design Journal Australia.

Florist-turned-zero-waste-activist Joost Bakker took house the major award titled ‘2023 Disruptor of the Year’, with 6 other brands successful in many sectors, such as Food items & Beverage, Travel, Engineering, Arts & Tradition, Splendor, and Design & Architecture (see total checklist down below).

“I am humbled to get this award, especially at this time – one of the most imaginative and dynamic times in human history,” Bakker mentioned. “One hundred decades from now, humanity will seem back in awe at how we shifted towards a certainly sustainable society, where by all everyday living on earth thrives.”

The ceremony hosted by comic, presenter, and design enthusiast Tim Ross.

The awards were being judged by a panel of industry leaders such as Polestar MD Samantha Johnson Upparel founder and CEO Michael Elias Emma Lewisham Skincare founder Emma Lewisham Unyoked innovative guide Jonno Seidler actor-turned-regenerative meat farmer Matilda Brown Happy Gamilaraay guy and RMIT researcher Beau De Belle Weather Council founder and CEO Amanda McKenzie T Australia electronic material director Victoria Pearson and T Australia publisher and editor-in-main Katarina Kroslakova.

Polestar Australia MD Samanatha Johnson welcomed the collaboration with T Australia, and congratulated the shortlisted entrants and the winners on the night time.

“The Visionary Awards is a wonderful initiative to emphasize Australian creators committed to shaping a greater foreseeable future for all Australians by means of their unwavering determination to sustainable company practices.”

The full record of winners:

  • Food items & Beverage: Veggie Saver (Peita Pini)
  • Journey: July (Athan Didaskalou and Richard Li)
  • Technological know-how: Mineral Carbonation International (MCi)
  • Arts & Culture: Damon Gameau, filmmaker and actor
  • Natural beauty: Biode (Vanessa Grey Lyndon)
  • Trend: Boody (David Greenblo, Neil Midalia, Shaun Greenblo, Elliot Midalia)
  • Layout & Architecture: Revival (Robbie Neville)
  • Disruptor of the Calendar year: Joost Bakker