What I Wore to Celebrate Sustainability

Most Popular
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

The other night I was invited to an event supporting sustainable fashion. It's not often enough that ethical fashion gets attention in the mainstream media, so I was giddy at the opportunity to do my part and dress for the occasion. As an editor who focuses on sustainable fashion, I had the resources to find an outfit, but I still didn't realize how hard it would be!

I poured over countless lookbooks — From Somewhere, Carrie Parry, Goodone, Suzanne Rae — before finally settling on a beautiful steely-blue dress from Bodkin.

Most Popular

The dress was constructed from beige cupro, a silk-like fabric that's made from discarded parts of the cotton plant.

I paired the dress with Monique Pean jewelry. The earrings and shortest necklace contain repurposed diamond slices formerly used in cutting tools. The diamond bead necklaces are composed of conflict- and devastation-free diamonds.

The bracelet and ring feature fossilized walrus ivory sourced from Alaska natives using fair trade standards.

As for the rest of my accessories, I wore a metal Calvin Klein box clutch and satin Valentino shoes. I know these items may not adhere to the same ethical standards as the rest of my ensemble, but my goal was to go vegan with my accessories.

Overall, it was a fun night, and I look forward to dressing more and more sustainably in the future!

Fashion
Share
88 Photos That Prove Rihanna Can Wear Literally Anything
Fashion
Share
Kate Middleton Wears Bright Green to a Flower Show, Gives the Plants a Run for Their Money
Fashion
Share
Only Kim Kardashian Could Make a Boiler Suit Look This Sexy
Fashion
Share
This Mad Cute Line of Cocktail Dresses Literally Gives You Wings
Fashion
Share
47 Scandalous Dresses That Made People Lose Their Sh*t
Fashion
Share
19 Pieces of Empirical Evidence That *Yellow* Yellow Is a Thing Now
Fashion
Share
People Are Losing It Over Zendaya's Gorgeous Billboard Awards Dress
Fashion
Share
Bella Hadid's Stylist Reveals What Was Going On Underneath That Daring Red Dress
Fashion
Share
The Best Celeb Looks from the Cannes Red Carpet
GIF
Fashion
Share
Why Is This Earring Styling Trick So Obvious But So Weirdly Genius?