The Green Carpet Fashion Awards are coming to LA for Oscar Week.
Previously held in Milan, this stylish awards event celebrates environmental and social sustainability in the fashion and entertainment industries and will take place March 8 in Los Angeles. , Viola Davis, Sim Liu, designer and director Tom Ford, and model Quanna Chasinhorse will headline the evening.
Livia Firth, Green Carpet Award promoter and founder of sustainability consultancy Eco-Age, said in a statement: “Sustainability solutions are intersectional solutions, and we all need to come together to forge a strong pathway that puts human and environmental justice at its heart. It’s the level of commitment and focus we all need to reflect, bringing together two powerful and interconnected industries to step up towards a revolutionary transformation.”
Eco-activist Firth founded the Green Carpet Challenge (an event where celebrities make sustainable choices on the red carpet) in 2010 and launched the Green Carpet Awards in 2017. GCC style handbooka guide for celebrities and fashion stylists to navigate ways to go green and encourage fans to make conscious choices too.
In 2012, Davis entered the Green Carpet Challenge wearing a Giorgio Armani gown made from recycled soda cans, and Blanchett, a flag-bearer of the Rewear movement, wore a previously worn rather than freshly crafted outfit on the red carpet. Ford’s commitment to sustainability includes his Tom Ford Ocean Plastic Watch.
Regarding upcoming award events, Firth added: Rather, it is the recognition of an industry that needs to harness its power for people and the planet. Fashion is a multi-sectoral industry that touches the lives of billions of people around the world and depends on a healthy biosphere. It must use its range and power to bring about purposeful change. “
Set and production designer Stefan Beckmann serves as the creative director for this award. trend Ton Goodman, Sustainability Editor. Green Carpet Fashion Awards partners and supporters include L’Oréal, Farfetch, Candiani Denim and 1 Hotel West Hollywood.