The Green Carpet fashion awards brought star power to fashion’s drive to sustainability.
The unique awards put sustainability at the heart of fashion in a ceremony fit for the Oscars.
Dakota Johnson wore a Gucci black organic silk tulle dress with Swarovski crystals and recycled brass embroidered cups. Swarovski crystal embroideries were also featured on the straps, bodice, belt and skirt.
Zoe Saldana wore a timeless Giorgio Armani Privé look. The 100 per cent silk dress was handmade in Italy.
Roberta Armani wore Giorgio Armani. The dress was 100 per cent silk GOTS certified silk from Clerici.
Vittoria Puccini was wearing a dress created using Italian end-of-line upcycled taffetas silk and certified organic silk lining. The metal components were reclaimed and covered with silk offcuts.
Elsa Hosk was wearing a breath taking Alberta Ferretti gown created from certified organic silk chiffon. The gown features lace detailing from factory deadstock which was hand-dyed. The zips were reused from old samples to ensure nothing goes to waste.
Amber Valletta was wearing a Missoni which incorporates intricate hand embroidery and bustier boning upcycled from an old dress - a perfect way to reuse materials that could otherwise be forgotten or even end up in landfill. The Italian produced silk base is certified GOTS organic, with a zip made from recycled polyester.
Karolina Kurkova was wearing Ferragamo, a dress embroidered with floral applications with lead-free advanced crystals from Swarowski, used to give light and emphasize the flower embroidery. The outfit was made of silk organza woven and printed with GOTS certified fibers.
Gisele Bundchen was in a bespoke emerald green goddess gown by Stella McCartney, crafted from sustainably sourced viscose from sustainably certified forests in Sweden.
Arizona Muse was in a bespoke print gown with handmade lace detailing by Stella McCartney, crafted from recycled archival print fabrics.
Xenia Tchoumitcheva was wearing Tods. The piece was created from unused archive leather that was originally used to research and test terracotta dye colors. This leather was reworked and upcycled into a simple sheath dress.
Jasmine Trinca was wearing Prada. This look was made using the highest quality Italian produced silk, featuring certified organic silk organdie, lead-free Swarovski crystals and flower embroideries created out of silk offcuts from the cutting process.
Eva Riccobono was wearing a stunning Trussardi gown made from organic Italian silk, featuring Piñatex, a natural leather alternative made from unwanted pineapple leaves. Piñatex provides a new, additional income for farmers while creating a vibrant new industry for pineapple growing countries.
Matilde Rastelli was wearing an archive Emilio Pucci dress. Bringing out pieces from the archives for events is a wonderful way to be more sustainable through not using new materials, but it also allows stunning pieces to continue to be worn, appreciated, and admired.
Matilda de Angelis was wearing a stunning Miumiu gown crafted from GOTS certified organic silk crepe satin, produced and finished in Italy. The dress is embellished with certified Swarovski advanced elements lead-free crystals, ensuring a responsibly made look with minimal impact.
Cara Taylor was wearing a Max Mara, made of camel hair fabric, sourced from Inner Mongolia. The thread, label, and zip for this look were all made from recycled polyester.
Kiki Willems was wearing Marni, in a stunning look which is made from certified organic silk in many guises - delicate silk crêpe, silk faille, and luxurious crêpe satin. These Italian fabrics have all been certified by Global Organic Textile Exchange, which is the world’s leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibers.
Calu Rivero was wearing a dress made from an Italian silk and Newlife jacquard with exclusive Laura Strambi’s design. Newlife is a completely Italian recycled polyester, created from used PET plastic bottles. These are sourced, mechanically processed and spun into yarns in Italy, with a fully traceable supply chain. This saves energy and reduces CO2 emissions compared to creating brand new polyester fiber.
Kasia Smutniak was wearing Fendi. The materials from this look were selected from Fendi archives so that no new materials have been produced.
Nicoletta Romanoff was wearing an Ermanno Scervino dress crafted from the highest quality GOTS certified organic silk, with carved embroidery. The carved embroidery is a handmade technique also known as Guipure. This kind of embroidery became very popular in Italy between the XVI and XVII centuries, and was originally used for trousseaus and linen.
Camilla and Carolina Cucinelli were both wearing Brunello Cucinelli. Brunello’s vision entails that the memory of an important humanistic factor such as craftsmanship is preserved and passed on to future generations.
Doina Coibanu was wearing Antonio Berardi. This look has been made by recycling a vintage Bernardi toile, and is made from antique Italian tulle, and vintage Swarovski crystals.
Geppi Cucciari in an Antonio Marras look featured a vintage military parka which has been cut, modified and embellished with special jacquards and precious embroideries. The stunning dress was made from GOTS certified organic silk chiffon and crepe de chine.
Malgosia Bela was wearing a beautiful Agnona dress. The cashmere is sourced from Mongolia and entirely processed (washed, combed, woven, teased) in a wool mill in Italy.
Alessandro Roja was wearing a Zegna navy blue tuxedo made from Zegna’s Achill Farm wool. Ermenegildo Zegna has had a longstanding relationship with farmers in Australia and New Zealand, and now has its own farm, Achill. The land is kept in line with Ermenegildo Zegna’s recognition of its duty as a custodian of the landscape and its commitment to respect the environment.
Maria Grazia Cucinotta was wearing a Laura Biagiotti. This gown was colored with natural vegetable dyes, featuring handmade ruffles created by experienced seamstresses in the Laura Biagiotti atelier.