1 more week to go for Oscars 2019! While everyone is guessing whether Roma or The Favorite will be the ultimate winner in Oscars 2019, the red carpet is also capturing the attention as always. Let's say red carpet is always the runway for celebrities to showcase their fashion tastes, whatever they dressed can be the hottest topic of the day. Red Carpet fashion was once known as how it squanders, brand new clothes are tailor-made for the celebrities just to get the "perfection". Lucky that there are still attendees who are aware of sustainability fashion and support by action - wearing green or vintage fashion on the red carpets. Here comes 6 green/ vintage fashion that you should never miss, inspiration time!
#1 Julia Roberts - Vintage Valentino
It is not a blog about sustainable fashion without mentioning Julia Roberts, along with her Best Actress Award in Oscars 2001, her classic vintage Valentino black & white dress is also catching the media's eye. The dress was planned in the 1992 Valentino couture collections but then become company archives. Julia Roberts successfully allowed the spotlights to shine on this hidden treasure again. Velvet-and-satin texture along with the simple cutting, the whole outfit is filled with elegance even without bold accessories.
#2 Natalie Portman - Vintage Dior
Natalie Portman returned to Oscars in 2012 after winning the Best Actress Award in the previous year. Under the enormous attention, she chose to shine with the vintage red Christian Dior couture dress from the brand's spring/summer 1954 collection. Red silk matching with black polka dots, this classical gown obviously stand out from the crowd and was one of the most discussed Oscars outfits in the year. Her stylist Kate Young told the media, back to the moment when Natalie first saw the dress in Rare Vintage, she said, "That was meant to be, wasn't it?"
#3 Olga Kurylenko & Kellan Lutz
Olga Kurylenko is well-known for being the Bond Girl, with the actor Kellan Lutz as her partner, they turned the red carpet green. Olga wore a draped red dress designed by the Suzy Amis Cameron’s Red Carpet Green Dress competition winner - Alice Elia. The whole dress was made from Global Organic Textile Standard-certified 100% organic “peace silk” and dyed with sappanwood and madder root. Kellan’s tuxedo was made by fibers created from recycled plastic bottles. Who can tell what they are made from? Still glamorously awesome.
#4 Emma Roberts - Vintage Armani
Not long ago, Emma Roberts wore the vintage Armani Privé gown from the designer's first Privé collection in Oscars 2017, The piece was first introduced to the public back in 2005. This 12-year-old vintage dress was again sparkling in front of the flashlights. The dress is embroidered with black and cream crystals, which make the simplest colors shine. By finishing off with the black satin cummerbund, the whole body line was clearly shown in a decent way.
#5 Rita Moreno
Last year, Rita Moreno brought the vintage clothing to a new level. She won an Oscars back in 1962 with the movie West Side Story. As a presenter in Oscars 2018, she wore the same dress that she had in 1962, which is over 50 years ago! Little amendment to the black and gold dress has turned it alive again! No one can deny the fact, she still looked gorgeous in the same dress after years!
#6 Emma Watson - Vintage Ralph Lauren
The hottest sustainability ambassador Emma Watson chose the vintage Ralph Lauren dress, which is also from the archives. Emma had the whole outfit including accessories and makeup align with the ethical concept and of course sustainability. Each and every product that she wore or used were carefully chosen. Check out the Instagram "The Press Tour" and you will see more sustainable fashion details from this sweet goddess.
These and many more celebrities are using their fame to amplify the sustainability trend, making people understand that vintage/ green fashion looks no different from all the others, and considering the impact to the environment, they are even better.
Now, let's look forward to seeing more celebrities rocking the Oscars 2019 Red Carpet with sustainability fashion!
Stay vintage, stay stylish. XOXO