In recent years, we have seen the fashion industry improving its efforts to reduce its impact on the planet. In addition to brands taking action, a number of celebrities have also been flying the flag for sustainable fashion. Whether its wearing vintage or opting for an eco-minded designer, A-list celebs are a big influence when it comes to our shopping habits, and making conscious fashion the norm.
Below, is a round-up of 5 famous faces who have been been on-going advocates for sustainable fashion.
Actress and UN Ambassador Emma Watson, also known for her environmental activism, has championed a number of eco-conscious brands. She even created a separate Instagram account to follow her sustainable high-fashion journey with credentials for all of the clothing she wears. An advocate for all things sustainable fashion and beauty, Emma Watson expertly demonstrates that couture to everyday wear can be sourced ethically and still be stunning.
Former star of One Tree Hill Sophia Bush is no stranger to standing up for fundamental rights and movements. An advocate for women, animals and the environment, as well as much more close to her heart, Sophia is a big inspiration for not being afraid to get out there and do everything you can for what you believe in. She is passionate about spreading the word and will inspire you to do the same. Sophia was also the face of fair trade brand 31 Bits 2015 holiday collection.
Award-winning actress and businesswoman Gwyneth Paltrow continues to be at the forefront of all things sustainable and eco-friendly, from trying out the latest makeup trends to cooking up delicious looking recipes, she really knows her stuff. Founder and CEO of Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow works tirelessly to help educate on ways to improve all aspects of your life – and with style.
Rosario Dawson is an actress, producer, comic book writer, singer, political activist and sustainable fashion designer – is there anything she can’t do? Rosario is co-founder of sustainable fashion brand Vaz, which focuses on bringing people closer to what they wear. Rosario is proof that you can do anything you set your mind to!
Rock icon, Stella McCartney is one of the first fashion designers to incorporate sustainability into her fashion line, as well as her own personal style, pledging not to use genuine leather in any of her designs (including shoes) since the beginning of her label. Not only only does Stella employ this practice for her successful company, but also in her everyday life to live as environmentally friendly as she can.