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 on SAD Magazine

October 29, 2015 11:29 am

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Fri­day night fea­tured the Silent Rain­for­est line from GREEN EMBASSY, an Aus­tralian based, eco avant-garde com­pany that believes that “sus­tain­abil­ity should be at the heart of the fash­ion and tex­tile indus­try.” Cer­ti­fied by Global Organ­ics Tex­tile Stan­dards, GREEN EMBASSY is devoted to chal­leng­ing the fast-fashion, throw-away men­tal­ity of so many con­sumers. The brand uses only 100% organic mate­ri­als and is work­ing towards zero waste at its pro­duc­tion stu­dios. This was the sec­ond year GREENEMBASSY pre­sented at Van­cou­ver Fash­ion Week, and it made its pres­ence felt in a big way…Continue reading here. (Article by Elsie Millar)

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.

Press Release: GREEN EMBASSY Set to Take Over Runway

September 27, 2014 1:08 pm

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Captivating fashion organic couture line, GREEN EMBASSY, (http://greenembassy.com.au/), has just announced that they will officially be participating in the upcoming Vancouver Fashion Week taking place in Vancouver, Canada from September 15 to September 21.  The semiannual event will feature award winning designers from over 30 fashion capitals around the world, and will host around 2,500 guests that includes industry professionals, buyers, editors, media and VIPs.

Zuhal Kuvan-Mills, designer and creator of GREEN EMBASSY, will be presenting her women’s and men’s S/S 15 collection, “Connected to Land”, which has already garnered great feedback from its showing at the PLITZS New York Fashion Week China, and just recently in July at New Zealand Eco-Fashion week.  With each fashion week presentation, GREEN EMBASSY’s collections become a strong source of conversation for the slew of unique elements that the line adds to the fashion industry.

Read more here: http://bit.ly/YnFQmV