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Climate change

20 Aug

The hybrid creatures of the Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2010 Show, « Plato’s Atlantis », referenced the underwater world we could live in because of climate change.

Other climate change-inspired collections : Alba Prat Spring/Summer 2011 (inspired by the aquatic world, this collection, named « Synthetic Ocean », featured « carapace » neoprene outfits, referencing the underwater creatures forced to protect themselves because of global warming), Charles Anastase Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (this collection, dubbed « Winter Garden », evoked the fact that because of climate change, summer fruits are obtainable during winter), Hussein Chalayan Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (the theme of this collection, called « Airborne », was the consequences of history on climate changes), Kenneth Cole Spring/Summer 2010 (« Is It Me, Or Is It Warm … » slogan on a T-shirt), Lacoste by Felipe Oliveira Baptista Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (inspired by J.G. Ballard’s « The Drowned World » book, especially the « Iguanas » chapter, the theme of this collection was the idea of the carapace, the protection and the superposition to adapt to an underwater world, because of climate change), L.E.N.Y. (since 2007, Mariel Gamboa’s Limited Edition New York project supports Al Gore’s Climate Project by releasing ecoconscious pieces, especially T-shirts, designed by celebrities), Marc Jacobs (in 2007, he launched a tote with the « Give’ em Hell Al ! » slogan, paying homage to Al Gore, sold to fight climate change), Moschino (in 1994, Moschino launched the 1st ecological line, named Ecouture !, using ecocompatible fabrics and pigments), TRIAS Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (collection showcasing clothes made in new fabrics to adapt to a warmer climate), Vivienne Westwood Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (dubbed « + 5 degrees », this collection referenced global warming), Vivienne Westwood Spring/Summer 2010 (« Act Fast, Slow Down, Stop Climate Change » slogans on pieces and on the flyers of this ecoconscious collection), Woolrich Woolen Mills Spring/Summer 2013 Menswear (collection named « Arctic Meltdown »).

Photo : Marcio Madeira

 

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