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Swimsuits and swim shorts manufactured in Switzerland with fabrics made out of lost fishing nets.
We are funded! The official release of the collection will be end of May 2019. Pre-orders are now open on our website. Stay tuned.
Swimsuits and swim shorts manufactured in Switzerland with fabrics made out of lost fishing nets. We are funded! The official release of the collection will be end of May 2019. Pre-orders are now open on our website. Stay tuned.
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Neumühle | Net-Swimwear made in Switzerland

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OUR VALUES

Neumühle stands for sustainable, long lasting, high quality products dedicated to design and functionality. We value everyone involved in the production process. That is why our collections are named after their producers. Transparency is our commitment. We want to encourage people to shop more thoughtfully by looking into the creation of a product. Our products are designed with the aim to decrease mass consumption by their longlasting build.


NET-SWIMWEAR «VON ALICE»

With the mission of local manufacturing and sourcing of recycled quality materials from Italy, we created the Net-Swimwear Collection VON ALICE. By working with a Swiss manufacturer, we can significantly reduce CO2-emissions while supporting the local industry.

Our Swiss product is made in collaboration with Alice's sewing company from Lugano, located in the Ticino region, south of Switzerland.

DESIGN

The design of the Net-Swimwear Collection VON ALICE is dedicated to a great fit - its minimalistic look is timeless. Suitable for a refreshing swim on a warm summer day as well as being easy to combine with shorts or a t-shirt for a drink with your friends after the swim.


NET-SUIT «VERZASCA» 

Our women's Net-Suit «VERZASCA» is available in four colors: Black Coal, Copper, Cobalt Blue and Light Shadows. It comes in the two sizes (S/M). The Light Shadows design is a collaboration with designer Kim Pham. Kim won the «NEW & NEXT COMPETITION» from Heimtextil in Frankfurt, Germany with Light Shadows. Read more about this here. 

Adjustable straps and two way elasticity makes the swimsuit easy to wear for a wide range of sizes (see size guide bellow).


NET-SHORTS «MAGGIA» 

For the men's Net-Shorts «MAGGIA», we designed a classic and timeless look. The durable fabric is combined with a soft cotton cord. Available in black it stocks in three sizes (S/M/L). 

The shorts come with handy pant pockets in the front and one in the back providing room for your summer essentials. They are made with comfortable legroom. The length can easily be adjusted by folding and unfolding the hem.



MATERIAL SOURCE: FROM THE SEA 

Lost fishing nets, known as ghost nets are found trapping fish, birds, whales and other wildlife, which then threaten the world’s ocean ecosystems. They make-up around 40 percent of the global marine pollution.

With garments from ECONYL® Italy, our product satisfies highest ecological standards. To obtain the source material for our garments, ECONYL® collects ghostnets and nylon waste from all over the world to carefully produce a recycled yet durable yarn.

Thanks to its innovative character, our swimwear is twice as resistant to chlorine, sun creams and oils than a comparable fabric and tops with substantial results in UV-protection.

Article about ECONYL in NZZ am Sonntag (German only)

For the «VERZASCA» Light Shadows swimsuit we have chosen a fabric made out of recycled polyester from pre and post consumer materials. 


FROM WASTE TO WEAR 

We work with close-by suppliers to achieve a very short and direct supply chain. 

  • Fishing nets and nylon waste collection - worldwide 
  • Processing raw material into regenerated yarn - Ljubljana, Slovenia 
  • Weaving and dyeing - Lombardia, Northern Italy 
  • Sewing - Ticino, Switzerland 
  • Headquarters, Design, Dispatching and Shipping - Zurich, Switzerland 



DESIGNED IN ZURICH, MADE IN LUGANO, SWITZERLAND  




TIMELINE




TRY AT HOME 

  • Size change 10 Days guarantee: If the size doesn't fit, we will send you a new item for free (we only provide free return labels in Switzerland).
  • Free return 10 Days guarantee with full return.



OUR PROMISE TO YOU

  • Free shipping in Switzerland und Europe. For EU costumers, we work with DHL, UPS and Fedex to deliver your parcel fast and easy including a tracking number.
  • On time delivery in Switzerland and Europe: First batch until mid May and second batch until mid June.
  • International shipping cost: 40 CHF/EUR/USD. The sending period for international shippings will be about 14 days.
  • Please keep in mind that customs duties are not included in the delivery costs. Depending on the country of destination, additional import costs may occur.



SIZE GUIDE 

Sophia our women's model is 178 cm and B 88 W 67 H 96. She wears the «VERZASCA» suit in M. Our men's model Abdel is 187 cm and wears the «MAGGIA» shorts in the size L. 




SOCIAL IMPACT: WAREHOUSING PARTNERSHIP WITH FOUNDATION ZUERIWERK 

Our complete warehouse and dispatch handling is managed by people with predominantly cognitive disabilities in cooperation with the Züriwerk Foundation. Every order from this campaign and in our online shop is processed, prepared and dispatched directly by the people of the Züriwerk Foundation.


OUR STORY

Edith Fehr and Andreas Fehr (Founders of Neumühle)

Neumühle, an idyllic valley in Uznach, Switzerland, home of the founders Edith and Andreas Fehr. Ediths great passion is crocheting wool hats. Therefore she created together with her son Andreas the label «Neumühle». 

This small seed was planted in 2015 by a Mother and her Son. 

By now they have established three sustainable accessories collections and are distributing in several boutiques, department stores and online.

Neumühle - Durable Lifecycle - Accessories with Social and Environmental Impact

Risks and challenges

There it goes, of course nobody is perfect, neither are we. Production delays and unforeseen obstacles are always a risk. In case of timing issues we will inform you immediately. We have been in contact with our partners for quite some time. Therefor we are confident to deliver on time.

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    Pledge CHF 5 or more About $6

    VIRTUAL HIGH FIVE

    You want to become a supporter of the Net-Swimwear Collection VON ALICE? We are grateful for your support! You will receive a personal thank you message from the founders of Neumühle.

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    SUMMER HERO WITH A HAT

    You give us love, we give you summer. Because you are a hero to us, you deserve our exclusive summer dad cap VON TUAN in limestone grey.

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    COUNT OF THE SWIM SHORTS - JUNE 2019

    You like to swim naked? Don't. We give you the swim shorts in black coal. In June 2019. Only limited numbers available.

    ♥ Made in Switzerland

    Free shipping in Switzerland and Europe. Choose size after the completion of our campaign.

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    Retail Price: CHF/EUR 139
    Fabric: 100% ECONYL®

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    QUEEN OF THE SWIMSUIT - MAY 2019

    You like blue water? You will love the cobalt blue Net-Suit. Be the Queen of May 2019. You will be the first one to get it. Limited numbers available.

    ♥ Made in Switzerland

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    Retail Price: CHF/EUR 149
    Fabric: 78% ECONYL® and 22% Elastane

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    QUEEN OF THE SWIMSUIT - MAY 2019

    You are a child of the night? We give you darkness. You will love the black coal Net-Suit. Be the Queen of May 2019. You will be the first one to get it. Limited numbers available.

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    QUEEN OF THE SWIMSUIT - MAY 2019

    You think plain colors are for amateurs? We give you squareness. Be a proud owner of the light shadows Net-Suit. Be the Queen of May 2019. You will be the first one to get it. Limited numbers available.

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    15% Kickstarter Deal.
    Retail Price: CHF/EUR 149
    Fabric: 78% Recycled PET and 22% Elastane

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    QUEEN OF THE SWIMSUIT - MAY 2019

    You like the sunset? We give you sunrise. Be the Queen of the swimsuit and wear copper. Only for the brave and proud. Limited numbers available.

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    DUCHESS OF THE SWIMSUIT - JUNE 2019

    Feeling electric? We give you eclectic. Be the Duchess of the swimsuit and wear copper. Only for the brave and proud. Limited numbers available.

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    DUCHESS OF THE SWIMSUIT - JUNE 2019

    The sky is grey today? We got you. You will love the cobalt blue Net-Suit. Be a Duchess in June 2019. Limited numbers available.

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    DUCHESS OF THE SWIMSUIT - JUNE 2019

    Tired of body paint? Become a proud owner of the light shadows Net-Suit. Be a Duchess in June 2019. Limited numbers available.

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    DUCHESS OF THE SWIMSUIT - JUNE 2019

    You dig black finger nails? We nailed it. You will love the black coal Net-Suit. Be a Duchess in June 2019. Limited numbers available.

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    PRINCE OF THE SWIM SHORTS - JULY 2019

    For some reason you can't leave the pool. We give you the swim shorts in black coal. In July 2019. Only limited numbers available.

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    EMPRESS OF THE HEARTS - JUNE 2019

    You like to be on top of things? We give you heaven. You shall wear a swimsuit with the color of your choice and the perfectly matching summer dad cap VON TUAN. You will rule June 2019. Limited numbers available.

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    COUPLE'S THERAPY

    Why order twice when you can order big? This is for you. Two. Two swimwear pieces of your own choice and two matching dad caps. Forget quality time. Quality summer is on.

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    Pledge CHF 1,000 or more About $1,009

    PARADISE DAY WITH THE MAKERS

    How about a one-day trip to the mediterranean south of Switzerland? Together with Neumühle's founder you will have an exclusive look behind the scenes and you can watch your very own Net-Swimwear being hand crafted at the manufactory nearby Lugano. You will take it home with you. But first we will enjoy a delicious lunch at the shores of lake Lugano and relish this charming town.

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    GODDESS OF THE UNIVERSE

    Wanna feel real love? Our designers will make your dreams come true: We will create a unique swimsuit designed only for you. Your color, designed to fit your personality. One of a kind. You will be the only one wearing it. Forever.

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    KING OF THE SWIM SHORTS - MAY 2019

    You like to swim naked? Don't. We give you the swim shorts in black coal. Because you are a king, you are the first to get them. In May 2019. Only limited numbers available.

    ♥ Made in Switzerland

    Free shipping in Switzerland and Europe. Choose size after the completion of our campaign.

    15% Kickstarter Deal.
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    Fabric: 100% ECONYL®

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