Livia Firth is making the jump from curator to designer. Mere months after creating an “Edit” of Marks & Spencer’s better-for-the-planet womenswear, ethical fashion’s most vociferous voice is creating her own line of clothing for the British department store.
Michael Fassbender, the German-Irish actor, who snagged a Best Actor nomination for his role in Steve Jobs, arrived at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards on Sunday wearing a black grain de poudre tuxedo designed exclusively by Tom Ford for the Green Carpet Challenge, an initiative co-founded by Eco-Age creative director Livia Firth to raise the profile of sustainable fashion on the red carpet.
Marks & Spencer is rolling out the green carpet for Livia Firth, staunch promoter of sustainable fashion. Together with her Eco-Age, her ethical-brand consultancy, Firth has pieced together a capsule wardrobe, derived from the British department store’s autumn collection, to “meet the working woman’s needs,” according to Marks & Spencer.
Livia Firth, the “Queen of the Green Carpet” wore an Antonio Berardi gown composed of “Newlife” fabric, which is woven from yarns spun from 100 percent post-consumer recycled plastic bottles.
Local retail giant, Woolworths, has just appointed Grammy-winning artist Pharrell Williams, who will spearhead sustainability-focused projects in his role of style director.
French Oscar-winning actress, Marion Cotillard, is said to be working with Chopard to create its first-ever “green” collection derived from ethically sourced colored gemstones.
Actress Gina Rodriguez wore a dress made out of eco-friendly materials on the red carpet at the 87th Annual Academy Awards, last night.
Livia Firth kicked off this season’s Green Carpet Challenge at the Golden Globes on Sunday when she accompanied her husband, Colin, in an sustainable silk gown.
H&M has appointed Olivia Wilde to be the new face of its environmentally sustainable “Conscious Exclusive” collection. The line’s third celebrity spokeswoman, the Hollywood actress suceeds supermodel Amber Valletta, who in turn inherited the role from French singer-actress Vanessa Paradis in 2013.
Actress Maisie Williams, who plays the scrappy Arya Stark in the HBO hit Game of Thrones, arrived at Entertainment Weekly’s annual San Diego Comic-Con party on Sunday wearing a gown made out of recycled comic books.