Features on Vogue China

April 30, 2017 8:51 pm

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Green Embassy Empty Oceans Series from Vancouver Fashion Week F/W 17 published in Vogue China
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At Forty Five on Green Embassy’s Designer Zuhal

April 16, 2017 6:42 pm

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Age may define who you are but it doesn’t define who you can be.

Zuhal Kuvan-Mills is living proof. At 26 she was a veterinarian, 36 a science teacher, 46 an art student and 56 an eco-fashion designer.

I met with her in Vancouver at the end of a whirlwind showing at Vancouver Fashion Week. Born in Turkey, she spent years in England and currently resides in Australia. One may wonder how being a veterinarian could possibly be connected to designing couture fashion, but as Zuhal shares her story, it all falls into line. Read full article here.

Marilyn Wilson on GE’s Empty Ocean Series

April 15, 2017 4:55 pm

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In March 2014, I was in my seat watching shows at Vancouver Fashion Week F/W 14. One night a new designer took to the runway that floored me – Zuhal Kuvan-Mills of Green Embassy – a series called “Earth.”  During the week I managed to connect with her in the showroom to get up close and personal with this talented artist and her collection to learn a little about what she was doing. Read full article here.

Robbin Whachell on GE’s Empty Ocean Series

April 15, 2017 4:52 pm

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Environmental activist, fashion designer and artist Kuvan-Mills believes art and fashion impact our emotions and can move us to value our blue planet. Currently supporting the world’s leading direct action ocean conservation organization, Sea Shepherd (Australia) she said she was compelled to return to west-coast Canada for Vancouver Fashion Week after hearing about the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion and its threat to local waters.  This is the Perth designer’s fourth time down the runway of Vancouver Fashion Week, and her Empty Ocean’s collection is in perfect sync with water conservation, and she wanted to share that with the Vancouver audience. Read full article here.

Green Embassy Featured on the Bahamas Weekly

April 15, 2017 4:44 pm

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Vancouver, B.C. — World Water Week has just concluded and although many events took place around the world close to rivers, oceans and streams, the fashion runway may be one of the last places on people’s minds when it comes to water and conservation.  Enter Zuhal Kuvan-Mills from Australia and her Green Embassy ‘ Empty Oceans’ collection… read the full article here

Green Embassy Talks About Slow Fashion on ABC

March 1, 2017 1:10 pm

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The brains behind Australia’s first ever Eco Fashion Week, Zuhal Kuvan-Mills, has a commitment to zero-waste production and natural handmade materials. Read more and listen here.

SBS World News featured Green Embassy

February 20, 2017 12:17 pm

Green Embassy by the Bahamas Weekly

October 29, 2015 11:17 am

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Green Embassy celebrates the earth’s mystical rain forests and the treasures that they hold with a new haute couture collection for spring 2016 filled with dazzling romantic dresses in a lush palette of crimson, cream, purple and yellow.

It has been a year since I last interviewed Australian fashion designer artist, Zuhal Kuvan-Mills at Vancouver Fashion Week, where I first discovered her exquisite couture collection that is both luxurious and earth friendly.

Titled, Silent Rainforest this collection is visually stunning. Several of the outfits have high collars taking us back to the classic Victorian era, while the fabrics are delicate with elegant lines as they caress a women’s body…

Continue reading here. (Article by Edward Quan)

Green Embassy SS16 RTW in Vogue UK

October 29, 2015 11:14 am

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To view the gallery in Vogue UK, click here.

VFW S/S16: Silent Rainforest by Green Embassy

October 9, 2015 11:26 am

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This was Zuhal’s third season bringing her GOT certified Eco collection to the runway at VFW and I knew it would be amazing. Silent Rainforest pays homage to Bali and the Amazon, highlighting the devastation of clear-cutting and celebrating all that is unique in these forests. The main fabric used is called Vegan Silk. It is processed from cocoons found in this type of environment without killing the pupae inside. Next she was inspired by the unique orchids found here and began to experiment with different plants and spices to create their soft yellows, pinks and purples. She chopped up red carrots and beets, then sprinkled these vegetables on the silk along with berries and spices like turmeric – creating a look reminiscent of orchids as she went.  Her background as an artist is clearly evident in how the feel of orchids was captured in the final looks. Continue reading here.