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Sergio Rossi gets eco-friendly

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AFP-Relaxnews
Published
Sep 3, 2015

Italian shoe and accessories designer Sergio Rossi is joining hands with Livia Firth's eco-friendly brand consultancy firm Eco-Age to create a Green Carpet Collection, according to Vogue UK.

Eco-Age's Livia Firth at the 68th Venice Film Festival - © AFP / Tiziqnq Fabi


The collection was created in Italy and will include evening shoes and a matching clutch in a butterfly theme. All materials used and aspects of the manufacturing process were certified by Eco-Age and other auditing bodies.

Work conditions controllers GCC validated the organic silk yarn used to make the shoes, and the Swarovski Advanced crystals on the shoes and accessories are lead-free. The wood used on the frame of the clutch is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.

Sergio Rossi's Green Carpet Collection is available on Sergiorossi.com as of September 3 and in selected boutiques starting September 4.

Livia Firth created the Green Carpet Challenge, which works to raise awareness about sustainability and social welfare.

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