Livia Firth, wife of Mr. Darcy and director of Eco Age, has graced the Green Carpet for many years. Now, she’s unveiling the first piece in a new line, Livia Firth Designs. The limited-edition skull necklace is the work of a small cooperative workshop in Devon, where artisans employ the ancient art of cire perdue (also known as lost-wax casting) to mold the individual elements by hand. I don’t usually like skulls, but this is SEXY:
I had a ball watching the show last night. Here are the 6 stars that embraced the Green Carpet Challenge:
Now 3-time Best Actress Meryl Streep wore Lanvin‘s first ever custom made eco gown. The gown was gold, full-length and made from Eco Certified Fabric sourced with help from Livia Firth’s team at the Green Carpet Challenge. She looked fabulous as always.
How can this elusive and kinetic thing we call fashion be recycled? As Heidi Klum so often reminds us: “In fashion, one day you’re in; the next day you’re out.” So how do you reuse?
I’m not an expert stylist by any means but I’ve come across a few different ways to recycle clothing. The first and most obvious, of course, is to go vintage. Shop at second-hand and thrift stores, or expensive carefully-curated vintage shops. I bought this lovely little purse at a thrift store in Philadelphia last week (I believe it was at 4th & Fitzwater for anyone in the area):
Apparently Colin Firth loves Apple products. Apparently he also takes some flak for his plethora of gadgets and constant upgrades (possibly from his wife Livia on whose Eco Age website his article appears).
His point is that he shouldn’t have to feel guilty about wanting the gadgets Continue reading →