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Green Carpet Fashion Awards Kick Off Oscars Weekend in Los Angeles

As guests such as Rafferty Law, Heidi Klum, Petra Němcová and Maria Carla Boscono were seated for a plant-themed dinner, Trudie Styler introduced the vision of Tom Ford, founder of The Plastic Innovation The ceremony kicked off with the winners of the Prize, a global competition run by the non-profit organization Lonely Whale to find and promote ocean-safe and biodegradable ideas for traditional film-based plastic bags used in the fashion industry. alternatives. “When I started this award three years ago, I was very concerned that the world our children would inherit would not be livable,” Ford said. “I wanted to be part of the solution, not the arbiter of the problem. If nothing is done about the waste and pollution that floods our oceans, the damage to our planet will be irreconcilable. Seeing brilliant minds in this game gives me extraordinary hope to make the impossible possible.”

Other highlights of the night included actors, including UN Messenger of Peace on Climate Change Leonardo DiCaprio paying tribute to Brazil’s first Indigenous Peoples Minister Sonia Guajara presented the Futurism Award for her extraordinary achievements in upholding forest rights and helping reposition indigenous peoples at the center of the global climate agenda. Beastie Boy, Mike D presented Chloe designer Gabriela Hearst with a Sage Award, under whose leadership she became the first luxury fashion house to receive B Corp certification, while actress Jodie Turner-Smith presented Vogue’s Edward Enninful with a A special honor, the Game Changer Award. His work advocates for diversity and inclusion in the industry. “I’ve always tried to use my platform to support causes that want to make the world a better place than we found it,” said Enninful, whose date for the night was Naomi Campbell, fresh off the Versace runway. “It has been my life’s mission to focus on, improve and advance the stories of the underrepresented. As a cultural and fashion community, the progress we’ve made in recent years has been amazing, but we can do more. We must do more.”

The mother-daughter team of Georgia May Jagger and Jerry Hall presented the Messenger Award to Andreas Kronthaler and the Vivienne Foundation. The honor was accepted by the late designer’s granddaughter, Cora Corré, who delivered an impassioned speech on the importance of continuing Westwood’s legacy of activism in combating climate change and defending human rights . At the end of the ceremony, singer, songwriter and humanitarian Annie Lennox introduced this year’s inspiring young leaders: a group of young women from around the world, including UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors and Climate Justice Activist Vanessa Nakate, along with Sofia Kianni, member of the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advisor, and environmental and human rights activist Helena Gualinga. “As a longtime activist, it has been inspiring and inspiring to see a new generation of talented young women rise up to address the myriad challenges facing women and girls around the world,” she told the crowd. “This is what global feminism is all about! Sisters do it for themselves!”

As the night drew to a close, board member Tonne Goodman said, “I’m really kind of Overcome. I think it’s an amazing event because it shows that we can really succeed and advance and advocate. What’s so extraordinary tonight is that every single one of us here can help. We know how, we have resources, so we need to listen to these young activists and do something about it. The activists here today are the absolute future and we have to support them.”



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