Harrods hosts Green Cut

By admin 12 October 2012

Green Cut

Beginning later this month Harrods will host an exclusive exhibition showcasing ‘Green Cut’, a unique initiative from The Green Carpet Challenge co-founders, Livia Firth and Lucy Siegle. Bringing together the British Fashion Council and the British Film Institute for the first time, Green Cut pairs eight seminal fashion designers with eight iconic British films.

Each designer has created a bespoke piece that offers a contemporary take on a classic film. All designers have followed sustainable criteria developed by The Green Carpet Challenge, Livia Firth's initiative to embed and raise the profile of sustainable principles in fashion design. The final pieces prove beyond doubt that ethics and glamour can co-exist.

It is the first time so many high-profile designers have collaborated on a project of this nature creating a unique collection.

Green Cut designer and film pairings:

Evergreen, Directed by Victor Saville (1934) - Re-interpreted by Antonio Berardi

Darling, Directed by John Schlesinger (1965) - Re-interpreted by Tom Ford

It’s Love Again, Directed by Victor Saville (1936) - Re-interpreted by Roksanda Ilincic

My Fair Lady, Directed by George Cukor (1964) - Hat creation re-interpreted by Stephen Jones

Accident, Directed by Harold Pinter, (1967) - Re-interpreted by Stella McCartney

The Red Shoes, Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, (1948) - Re-interpreted by Jonathan Saunders

Things to Come, Directed by William Cameron Menzies, (1936) - Re-interpreted by Marios Schwab

Velvet Goldmine, Directed by Todd Haynes, (1998) - Re-interpreted by Alice Temperley

Harrods will host the exhibition in Luxury Collections on the First Floor between 22nd October and 5th November.

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