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.
I’m a sucker for awards shows and I love movies. The best job I ever had was at a little independent video store in Woodstock. My job was to put returned videos back in their spots on the shelves. Every week, I’d take home stacks of VHS tapes to watch. Remember those?
Obviously I’m super pumped to watch the Oscars tonight, and will be tweeting sporadically during the show @Heartsleevs. Hope to see some eco fashion gracing the red carpet!
Eco fashion once again hits Hollywood’s red carpet. This year’s Red Carpet Green Dress design contest winner is designer Valentina Delfino, and her sustainable gown will be worn on Sunday by the hilarious and beautiful Missi Pyle, of The Artist. The contest was founded in 2009 by Suzy Amis Cameron (wife of director David) and has been repeated annually. But there’s more:
The 5 Greenest Oscar Nominees
1. George Clooney: Eco-conscious Georgie drives an electric car, in which, I presume, he looks smokin hot. Nominated for Best Actor for his role in The Descendants, George is an eco-crusader, as evidenced by his appearance with Julia Roberts and Al Gore on the cover of Vanity Fair’s 2006 Earth Angels eco issue. He’s an active campaigner for alternative energy, having been converted to the cause after starring in Syriana. He was involved in the launch of “Oil Change,” a campaign to end America’s dependence on foreign oil. One article quotes him as saying: “If you’re doing a movie about oil consumption and corruption, you can’t just talk the talk, you gotta walk the walk.” George, you are awesome! Jean Dujardin is probably going to win, though. Continue reading →