Emma Watson's latest look is made from recycled wedding dresses

At last night's Earthshot Prize ceremony, celebrity attendees opted for more sustainable takes on their regular black-tie looks to tie in with the event's 'green carpet' theme. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (AKA Kate Middleton) opted to re-wear one of her most iconic Alexander McQueen dresses - much to our delight, might I add - while Emma Watson arrived wearing a glorious upcycle look, designed by Harris Reed. The custom dress features asymmetrical lace detailing around the décolletage, whic

Emma Watson just wore her most political outfit yet

The demi-couture gown is a custom up-cycled piece from the the Harris Reed FOUND. collection, which consists of 10 looks entirely made from clothes donate to Oxfam charity shops. It was created in partnership with the charity to raise awareness of Second Hand September, which encourages shoppers not to buy anything new for a month. One piece from the young designer’s collection, which was presented at London Fashion Week, was also donated to Oxfam and sold in its Selfridges pop-up, with all proceeds going to the charity.

Emma Watson Makes A Rare Red Carpet Appearance In An Upcycled Harris Reed Look

Emma Watson is known to be a keen champion of sustainable fashion. So it was fitting, then, that for the Earthshot Prize ceremony on Sunday night, the actor opted for an upcycled look by rising London-based designer Harris Reed. The actor wowed in a voluminous white tulle gown, created using secondhand bridal dresses from Oxfam, which she teamed with flared trousers and Harris Reed X Missoma jewellery. Sharing a behind-the-scenes peek at the event, Reed posted on Instagram: “What a magical day…

Rising fashion designer Harris Reed creates catwalk looks from Oxfam clothes

We all know sustainability is an area that the fashion industry is falling short on. But last night at London Fashion Week, one designer put recycling and reuse in the spotlight – demonstrating just how powerful second-hand clothing can be. Rising star Harris Reed showed his commitment to the planet by creating catwalk looks made from Oxfam donations. Models walked the runway at the Serpentine Pavilion showing off 10 different outfits – made up of items sourced from Oxfam.

Five ways to be sustainable during Second Hand September and beyond

Every year, Second Hand September rolls around and we're encouraged to approach how we shop in a greener light. Unfamiliar with the concept? Oxfam started the pledge to make fashion-lovers rethink the month that's usually associated with Fashion Week and shopping for a new season as autumn dressing begins. Instead, the charity urges shoppers to say no to new clothes for 30 days to reduce our impact on the planet.

Sienna Miller is launching a second hand clothing campaign

Today marks the start of this year’s #SecondHandSeptember Oxfam challenge, where consumers are encouraged to wear or shop second hand clothing, to combat the negative effects of fast fashion on the planet. Fronting the campaign is none other than style icon Sienna Miller, aka the Queen of Vintage, who dons her favourite pre-loved items, including the below faux-fur coat, showing us you don’t have to invest in the latest trends to look chic.

Shopping vintage is made easy with these online clothing stores

As fast fashion brands race to the bottom to provide throwaway pieces at low prices and an unacceptably high environmental cost, style lovers are choosing to say “no” to new, and embrace pre-loved fashion instead. Giving a new lease of life to clothes that would otherwise be destined for landfill, this zero-waste approach is one of the most sustainable ways to shop. Not only are you limiting the environmental impact of shopping pieces, but you are curating a wardrobe of one-off sartorial stars.
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