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.

VanCity Buzz: Article on Amanda Oiom, Model

September 27, 2014 1:02 pm

Amanda Oiom Green Embassy Model

The last few years Amanda has had amazing opportunities from shoots to runways and worked with many talented people. She has been invited by an amazing designer from Australia,  Zuhal Kuvan-Mills (Green Embassy), who will be showcasing at Vancouver fashion week again in September, to go to Paris with her at world fashion week at the end of September.

Read more here: http://bit.ly/1xq607j