Red Carpet Green Dress for Oscars 2017

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OSCARS 2017

On my way Oscars Sunday. I wore a piece I designed to the Oscars in a marigold colour because I wanted to channel some celebration. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the colour psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. My jewellery is from @AweInspired and has a powerful story of survival (see earlier post). The hair clips in my braids are a tribute to African braid art – these beautiful braids by @BraidsByRubee took 10 hours and I wanted to showcase them properly so more to come. Pop over to @RedCarpetGreenDress and thank you for supporting us all! More to come – still in it. Makeup by @MakeUpByKai. _______________________________________________________ #RCGD #RCGD2017 #Oscars2017 #Oscars #Fashion

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Oscars Sunday. My jewellery is @AweInspired_. I was thrilled to be wearing a Signature Diamond Medallion from AWE Alive We’re Empowered (@aweinspired_) a new fine jewelry company on a mission to honor, unite, and celebrate all survivors, regardless of affliction. AWE jewelry is made of solid sterling silver or 14k yellow gold: designed to endure like the survivors it honors. The AWE Medallion’s four droplets represent the ingredients of survival (blood, sweat, tears of sorrow, and tears of joy) and 20% of each AWE sale benefits four charity partners that directly serve those in need of assistance on their road to survival. Check out our girls on @RedCarpetGreenDress. Another year, more lessons and more blessings. _______________________________________________________ #RCGD #RCGD2017 #Oscars2017 #Oscars #Fashion

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Red Carpet Green Dress 2017

Designing Change, a Short film

I am so proud to have worked with the brilliant duo – Suzy Amis Cameron and Brandon Hickman, to co-produce the short video, Designing Change.

This entire short focuses on Red Carpet Green Dress, the sustainable fashion campaign founded by Suzy Amis Cameron. We are officially on IMDB now too. Watch the video which includes my interviews with Dame Vivienne Westwood and Tommy Crawford, former Greenpeace Marketing Director, full credits after the jump. Read more…

From Chateau Marmont to Canary Islands

In 2015 I was cast by eco-artist, sculptor, marine conservationist and underwater photographer Jason deCaires Taylor; it was an experience to exceed all experiences and the piece is finally live…the Raft of Lampedusa tribute (that’s me, hands crossed at the front).

The motivation behind this piece of art is so important and could not be more pertinent today, as deCaires Taylor aims to address the problem of immigration through an interpretation of The Raft of the Medusa (French: Le Radeau de la Méduse), an oil painting of 1818–1819 by the French Romantic painter and lithographer Théodore Géricaultan (read more here). Jason deCaires Taylor is a British sculptor and creator of the world’s first underwater sculpture park – the Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park and underwater museum – best known for installing site-specific underwater sculptures made from pH-neutral cement which develop into artificial coral reefs.  Situated off the west coast of Grenada in the West Indies, the park is now listed as one of the Top 25 Wonders of the World by National Geographic. Jason attended our Red Carpet Green Dress Pre-Oscar event at Chateau Marmont (video below); by sponsoring the campaign and dedicating his time to working with kids at MUSE School CA, he generally showed what an all round good guy he was. Read more…

Red Carpet Green Dress Pre-Oscar Event at Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles February 2015

Red Carpet Green Dress celebrated the sixth consecutive year of the sustainable design campaign with a gala at the Chateau Marmont’s legendary Penthouse 64. The event also signalled the launch of the exclusive capsule collection ‘No Red Carpet Needed’, a collaboration with Reformation, the uber-cool brand worn by the likes of Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Karlie Kloss. On the night, six timeless and ready to wear wear versions of previous Red Carpet Green Dress Oscar gowns were revealed including the fabulous Samata dress as pictured below.

Red Carpet Green Dress Pre-Oscar Celebration from Suzy Amis Cameron on Vimeo.

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Fantastic Piece – Coco Eco Magazine

Coco Eco Magazine included coverage of the Red Carpet Green Dress event in this months’ issue, pictured below with EMMY Award winning actress Gina Rodriguez on the cover‪.

Coco Eco Magazine is an eco fashion and sustainable lifestyle magazine published internationally through the Coco Eco website. It was the world’s first online digital magazine to addresses the topics of sustainable fashion, beauty, life, design, and culture.