The fashion and entertainment industries unite to celebrate interconnected change and positive transformation at this year’s Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Los Angeles
Cate Blanchett, Naomi Campbell, Alicia Silverstone, Jerry Hall, Mike D, Trudie Styler, Georgia May Jagger, Rafferty Law, Maria Carla Boscono, Jodie Turner-Smith, Simone Ashley, LP amongst others, walked the interactive carpet at this year’s Green Carpet Fashion Awards at NeueHouse in West Hollywood. The inaugural awards celebrated positive forces in fashion and entertainment, championing interconnected cultural change and the most inspiring efforts that drive it.
The Green Carpet Fashion Awards celebrated six cultural archetype honors that are crucial to collective transformation in any community; a special honor in fashion and entertainment and a recognition of fourteen young female leaders who have distinguished themselves for their work on social and environmental justice.
Receiving the GCFA honors tonight and collecting the Award in the shape of a Dandelion brooch, included:
Tom Ford: The Visionary, presented by Trudie Styler
For the Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Prize in partnership with Lonely Whale. Tom Ford announced the winners of the competition who now offer real and scalable solutions to one of the most pervasive problem within the continued and accelerated use of oil-based plastics.
Sonia Guajajara, Brazil Minister for Indigenous People: The Healer, presented by Leonardo DiCaprio
For her extraordinary achievements in upholding the rights of forests and helping to reposition indigenous people central in the global climate agenda and for her dedication to protecting and regenerating the Amazon rainforest biome.
Gucci: The Futurist, presented by Pokimane
Gucci Vault and Metaverse Ventures CEO, Robert Triefus on behalf of Gucci is honored for challenging and digitally disrupting the luxury fashion industry. Gucci Vault and The Gucci Garden Experience were chosen as examples of Gucci’s stand-out contribution.
Gabriela Hearst: The Sage, presented by Mike D
For her tireless pursuit to reshape the fashion industry by seeking our nature rewilding, indigenous creative leaders and creates products and marketplaces for people and designers who are traditionally overlooked.
Eric Liedtke, Co-Founder of Unless Collective: The Rebel, presented by Simu Liu
The UNLESS Collective redefines what it means to be a fashion rebel, by bringing together innovators, engineers, artists, and activists to solve serious issues in the fashion industry on over production, plastics, waste, and environmental impact, challenging the goal of zero waste.
Edward Enninful, The GCFA Game Changer Honor – presented by Jodie Turner-Smith
Edward Enninful has raised debate and the global dialogue around fashion. He has used his history and lived experience courageously and dedicates himself to knowledge, empowerment, and passing the mic (or camera) to those who have previously been excluded, fetishized, or marginalized.
Edward’s ability to center diversity and explorations of front-line workers, LGBTQ stars, climate activists, and more have seen him carry the messages of future-facing sustainability to a huge global audience. He doesn’t just create stories, he shows how they are interconnected and in a world where fashion is marketplace driven, this is nothing short of a revolution.
Alicia Silverstone, The GCFA Integrity Honour – presented by Quannah Chasinghorse
Alicia knew from an early age that we need to live in harmony with the Earth and protect all species. Catapulted into the spotlight she was always determined to use her fame to tell a different story – respect for the biosphere and other species. Often a lone voice of environmental and vegan activism she has shown immense courage and creativity in getting us all to wake up. She doesn’t just talk, she walks the walk and has inspired millions to take action through her platform, The Kind Life.
Andreas Kronthaler, Creative Director of Vivienne Westwood – The Messenger. Accepting on his behalf, Cora Corre, presented by Jerry Hall.
The Messenger amplifies truth in a way that changes the game for others and over 25 years, Vivienne’s husband, Andres Kronthaler has been instrumental to the direction and creativity of the Vivienne Westwood brand. He is a formidable fashion designer and continues to build the Vivienne Westwood legacy in his unique style.
Annie Lennox, singer, songwriter, humanitarian, and founder of The Circle NGO –
honored 14 young female leaders.
Closing the night, was a special recognition of female leaders, for their inspirational activism, understanding, and interplay between environmental action, civil rights, equality, global feminism, and building a better collective future. Each woman took to the stage in solidarity with positive transformation.
Young Leaders included: Quannah Chasinghorse, American Model and Indigenous Activist. Nalleli Cobo, American Climate Justice Activist. Wawa Gatheru, Kenyan-Amercian Environmental Activist. Helena Gualinga, Ecuadorian Human Rights and Environmental Activist. Vee Kathivu, British Girls Education Activist. Sophia Kianni, Iranian-American Climate Activist and Member of the United Nations Secretary-Generals Youth Advisory Group. Vanessa Nakate, Ugandan Environmental Activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. Mary Maker, South Sudanese Refugee, and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. Leah Thomas, American Founder of Intersectional Environmentalist. Diandra Marizet, American Exec Director of Intersectional Environmentalist. Aditi Mayer, Indian-American Climate and Labor Rights Activist. Dominique Palmer, Climate Justice Activist. Maya Penn, American CEO of Maya’s Ideas, and Tori Tsui, Chinese Climate Activist.