Los Angeles Times
Date: 2012-02-26
Author: Susan Carpenter, Los Angeles Times

Article Mentions
Author, Susan Carpenter, Los Angeles Times
Mentioned, Tom Ford
Mentioned, Stella McCartney
Mentioned, Christian Louboutin
Mentioned, Missi Pyle
Mentioned, Colin Firth
Mentioned, James Cameron
Mentioned, Yves Saint Laurent
Mentioned, Suzy Amis
Mentioned, Suzy Amis Cameron
Mentioned, Academy Awards
Mentioned, Nike
Mentioned, Yves Saint Laurent
Mentioned, Christian Louboutin
Mentioned, Stella McCartney
Mentioned, Tom Ford
Mentioned, Hollywood
Despite a growing embrace of environmentalism among many designers, so-called sustainable fashion continues to conjure notions of burlap. Awards show commentators rarely use the term elegance just isn't synonymous with eco-friendly living.But at the Academy Awards, Missi Pyle, part of the ensemble cast of"The Artist," will walk the red carpet in a flowing blue gown made from organic silk, hand-dyed with natural mineral pigments and lined with recycled polyester. The gown was designed by Valentina Delfino, one of hundreds of designers around the world who submitted sketches to the third annual sustainable couture competition known as Red Carpet Green Dress in the hopes of presenting their creations on the most glamorous and watched red ca...(read more)
... Despite a growing embrace of environmentalism among many designers, so-called sustainable fashion continues to conjure notions of burlap. Awards show commentators rarely use the term elegance just isn't synonymous with eco-friendly living.But at the ...
... and other top fashion houses to incorporate sustainable fabrics into their designs. Cameron's program, however, is a global competition open to designers of all backgrounds. Designers pay $65 to enter, and the proceeds go to help fund the private Mus ...
... . Both designers are supporting Red Carpet Green Dress with loaned items.On Tuesday, Megaro's West Hollywood condo was the site of the first fitting for a dress that needed to be completed four days later. Pyle was ushered into a guest room and zip ...


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