The model and activist will be the first recipient of the Eco Laureate award in partnership with Vogue Italia for her support of environmental causes and especially on the preservation of the Amazon rainforest in her native Brazil.
The finalists include Matea Benedetti, Calcaterra, CO|TE, Leo Studio Design and Tiziano Guardini, who were tasked with creating a bespoke look celebrating Italian craftsmanship and sustainable innovation, as well as social and environmental values, and produced in Italy.
The Swiss jeweler unveiled some of the scents at an intimate lunch cohosted by Eco-Age’s Livia Firth in Cannes on Tuesday.
Timed to coincide with the 47th edition of Earth Day on April 22, the collection is made with the patented Orange Fiber, the first fabric in the world made with citrus fruits.
The collections must be produced in Italy and designers may submit applications starting today and until midnight on May 7.
The Awards will be held on Sept. 24 during Milan Fashion Week at the La Scala theater.
The Andrea Palladio International Jewellery Awards ceremony kicked off VicenzaOro on Friday.
Firth and her Green Carpet Challenge initiative will be launching the world’s first sustainable mannequins.
Livia Firth among the speakers at Houses of Parliament.