Dakota Johnson wearing a Gucci black biological silk tulle dress with Swarovski crystals and recycled brass embroidered cups for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards. Swarovski crystal em-broideries were also featured on the straps, bodice, belt and skirt. The black biological silk tulle clutch features a feline closure in recycled brass with lead-free metal hardware, plated with RJC-CoC certified gold while the black biological silk platform shoes are made from natural cork and recycled plastic. The components were selected for their low impact and low chemical properties, using recycled metal accessories, Italian vegetable tanned soles and in-soles made with FSC certified cellulose and recycled polyester yarn.
Gisele Bündchen, Eco Laureate awardee, in a Bespoke emerald green goddess gown by Stella McCartney for the Green Carpet Challenge crafted from sustainably sourced viscose from sustainably certified forests in Sweden.
Zoe Saldana wearing a timeless Giorgio Armani Privé look for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards. The 100% silk dress was handmade in Italy and was selected from the Giorgio Armani archives.
Amber Valletta wearing a Missoni for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards 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 wearing Salvatore Ferragamo for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, a dress embroidered with floral applications with the 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, produced according to biological agriculture criteria, and Orange Fiber fabric, the company extract the citrus cellulose to create the sustainable yarn. Created for the occasion, the accessories – a handbag model from the Museo Salvatore Ferragamo collection, and a pair of “F” wedge sandals – were also made of the innovative material, which had already been the protagonist of the Ferragamo Orange Fiber Collection.
Elsa Hosk wearing a breathtaking Alberta Ferretti gown for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, created from certified organic silk chiffon, which was produced in a weaving mill in Como, Italy, with a history, tradition and experience stretching over almost a century. The gown features lace detailing from factory deadstock which was hand-dyed. The zips have been reused from old samples to ensure nothing goes to waste.
Vittoria Puccini wearing a dress by Valentino for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards created using Italian end-of-line upcycled taffetas silk and certified organic silk lining. The metal components have been reclaimed, and covered with silk offcuts. The dress, entirely created by the petites mains of the Atelier Valentino embodies the artisanal Couture values of the Maison. The four Premières, that lead the Ateliers, translate the Italian savoir-faire in Haute Couture, through special techniques that merge together tradition and innovation.
Stefania Rocca's dress created by Ennio Capasa for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards is made of pure Taroni fiber silk and has the best sustainability features folowwing a true ecological cycle. The traceability is also guaranteed, certified by T&F Traceability&Fashion and respect CNMI guidelines on eco-toxicological requirements for articles of clothing. The bag is made from recycled ecological grass of Limonta, jewelery made with recycled levels by Futuro Remoto. The dress was made by Studio Punto Zero.
Kasia Smutniak wearing Fendi for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards. The materials from this look have been selected from the FENDI archives so that no new materials have been produced. This look from the SS18 Collection is made from cotton drill from the Fendi Men's fabrics archive, and tulle from the Women's fabrics archive.
Eva Riccobono wearing a stunning Trussardi for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards made from organic Italian silk, featuring Piñatex, a natural leather alternative made from unwanted pineapple leaves, which are the by-product of the pineapple harvest meaning that no extra land, water, fertilizers or pesticides are needed to produce them. Piñatex provides a new, additional income for farmers while creating a vibrant new industry for pineapple growing countries. To complete this GCC look, the shoes and bag have also been made from Piñatex, for a truly sustainable look.
Arizona Muse in a bespoke print gown with handmade lace detailing by Stella McCartney for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards crafted by recycled archival print fabrics.
Jasmine Trinca wearing Prada for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards. This look has been 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, showing that all materials can be used in beautiful ways.
Cara Taylor wearing a beautiful Max Mara for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, made of their world-renowned camel hair fabric, sourced from the Alashan region of Inner Mongolia. Once a year, in late spring, camel hair is harvested by collecting the fibre as it sheds naturally from camels during their six-to-eight-week moult. Each camel produces about five pounds of hair per year. The fibre is hand harvested by “trailers” that follow the camels during moulting season and collect the fallen hair along the trails. Only this fibre is used in the creation of @maxmara’s fabric, as it guarantees the best quality and the lowest impact on the animals’ life. The thread, label, and zip for this look are all made from recycled polyester.
Malgosia Bela wearing a beautiful Agnona dress for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards. The cashmere is sourced from Mongolia and entirely processed (washed, combed, woven, teased) in a wool mill in Trivero, Italy. The mill has been running since the 1930s and is close to becoming self-sufficient thanks to its investments in renewable energy.
Catrinel Marlon wearing Stella Jean for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards. This incredible look is made from entirely natural materials, which have been hand painted and hand embroidered by an Umbrian artist. The embroidery embellishment is made from recovered wood from Umbrian trees, and features papier maché beading made by artisans in the suburbs of Haiti from recovered and recycled materials. The cagette clutch has also been crafted from recovered papers and made in Haiti.
Nicoletta Romanoff wearing an Ermanno Scervino dress for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards crafted from the highest quality GOTS certified organic silk, with carved embroidery. The dress was exquisitely created by four Italian premières over more than a week in the Ermanno Scervino atelier in Florence. 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. The hills around Florence have been famous since the beginning of the twentieth century for this kind of production, and this great handmade know how was one of the main reasons that convinced Ermanno Scervino to open his headquarters in this area.
Geppi Cucciari in an Antonio Marras look for the Green Carpet Fashion awards,featuring a vintage military parka which has been cut, modified and embellished with special jacquards and precious embroideries to give it a second life. The stunning dress has been made from GOTS certified organic silk chiffon and crepe de chine, which ensures high envi-ronmental and social standards throughout the textile manufacturing process.
Kiki Willems wearing Marni for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, 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 (GOTS), which is the world's leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fi-bres. GOTS defines high-level environmental criteria along the entire organic textiles supply chain and requires compliance with social criteria as well.
Matilda de Angelis wearing a stunning Miu Miu gown for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards 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 re-sponsibly made look with minimal impact.
Matilde Rastelli indossa un abito Emilio Pucci. Indossare capi d'archivio è un modo sostenibile per non utilizzare nuovi materiali e permette a capi indimenticabili di essere indossati, guardatti e apprezzati.
Alessandro Roja is wearing a Emernegildo Zegna navy blue tuxedo for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards made from Zegna's Achill Farm wool.
Xenia Tchoumitcheva wearing Tod's for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards. This piece has been created from unused archive leather that was originally used to research and test terracotta dye colours. This leather has been reworked and upcycled into a simple sheath dress.
Calu Rivero wearing Laura Strambi for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards. Dress made from an Ital-ian 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 fibre.
Doina Coibanu wearing Antonio Berardi for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards. This look has been made by recycling a vintage Bernardi toile, and is made from antique Italian tulle, and vintage Swarovski crystals which were housed in the Antonio Bernardi design rooms for 15 years.
Camilla Cucinelli and Carolina Cucinelli both wearing Brunello Cucinelli for the Green Carpet Fashion Awards. The brand has always had close involvement with the small Italian community of Solomeo, where in 1985 Cucinelli turned the fourteenth century tumbledown castle into his corporate headquarters, and in 2000, he acquired and refurbished an existing production plant at the foot of the Solomeo hill instead of building new facilities. The brand has launched numerous projects and initiatives in the area to engage with the community, and Brunello’s vision entails that the memory of an important humanistic factor such as craftsmanship is preserved and passed on to future generations.