The world of sustainability is one that is normally thought of for hippies, liberals, and a just plain ridiculous crowd. Well, that isn’t quite true anymore.
Take a look at these successful, down to earth people who are supporting the green movement. It’s the little things in life that truly make a difference. See how you can make a big impact on the world with your minor changes. You don’t even have to tell anybody it’s a sustainable product, we can keep that our little secret.
On May 3 2012, The worlds largest summit on Fashion Sustainability was held in Copenhagen. This summit elicited attendees from over 27 different countries. All of which being A-List quality, such as Gucci, H&M, and Crown Princess Mary who gave the opening address. See what all the hype is about and how the fashion industry is turning towards sustainability. Check it out here.
Even the infamous red carpet may be turning green by the year 2020. Like it on Facebook and check it out here.
Livia Firth the founder of the Challenge who not surprisingly won this years challenge. This is her featured in a blend of skill and recycled PET plastic.
Although, I have to say Meryl Streep gave her a run for her money in her breathtaking gold gown made with certified eco fabric.
These styles aren’t just trending on the red carpet. They’re in everyday life as well. Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie love to represent green brands and fashion for advocacy also. One of their favorites is OmniPeace.
OmniPeace is a humanitarian fashion brand that supports breaking the cycle of poverty through peace and education.
Green isn’t just for adults who understand the concept of global warming, the affects of pollution and all that other jazz. Soleil Moon Frye, TV’s Punky Brewster, has launched a green brand for the little ones. Her full line of green baby clothing can be found here.
This year alone a great deal of fashion designers are hopping on the green wagon with one of my favorites being from Emma Watson at People Tree. This is a video of her in Bangladesh touring slum homes of garment factory workers. This trip was said to provide much inspiration for the continuation of her sustainable clothing line.
Another famous sustainable designer on the rise is Lauren Conrad from MTV’s reality show “The Hills” and various spin-offs.
Be the first to check out her new line here with Blue Avocado.
Promotion from celebrities not enough for you?
Check out this book on the benefits of sustainable fashion called “Naked Fashion“.
Or, you can always do it yourself…
While I myself have done this next bracelet when I was a little kid, sometimes I simply don’t have time for crafts. I did however, buy this bracelet and I rock it on the regular! It sparks so many conversations, and I get to spread the word about sustainability just by wearing a quirky vintage accessory.
Elegance does not consist of putting on a new dress.
-Coco Chanel on sustainable fashion
Be conscious of our planet and GO GREEN!