The French actress and Friend of Louis Vuitton shares a look behind-the-scenes of her specially-designed eco-friendly gown by Nicolas Ghesquière for the Oscars 2020.
To attend her very first Academy Awards ceremony, Léa Seydoux chose to wear a dress that respects the Red Carpet Green Dress’ strict sustainability standards. RCGD is a women-led global change-making organization founded by leading environmental advocate Suzy Amis Cameron to promote ethical and eco-responsible fashion.
At Louis Vuitton’s Parisian ateliers near the Place Vendôme, the Maison’s couturiers spent over 100 hours draping, drafting, and sewing a sample of the bustier dress before the first fitting. With a fitted body and voluminous skirt, the sustainable gown features a newly launched organic silk faille fabric made from TENCEL™ Luxe filament yarn.
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It’s pretty incredible to be included in this @LouisVuitton piece – what an honour! The video features the amazing talent that is @LeaSeydoux_Genuine. Lea represented the @RedCarpetGreenDress campaign this year and I could not be more overjoyed. In the video I explain some of the process behind Léa’s eco-responsible gown which was made by the incredible talented team at Louis Vuitton using TENCEL™️ Luxe filament yarn and organic silk faille. @TENCEL_Global _______________________________________________________ #Style #EcoWarrior #SustainableFashion #SustainableLiving #Oscars #Oscars2020 #LouisVuitton
“I think we can also tell stories with what we wear, and in addition to being beautiful, my dress tonight conveys a message.”