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Party time: Mother of Pearl’s sustainable eveningwear is an ethical alternative

Credit: The Guardian

Evening dressing shouldn’t be a one-night stand, says designer Amy Powney. It should be easily adaptable to myriad occasions.

“What needs to change more than anything, specifically with eveningwear, is the idea you can only wear a dress to an event once and then [have to] put it away….”

London-based Powney is a rising star on the fashion scene and is known for her frank approach when it comes to sustainability, admitting that “fundamentally we all need to stop shopping”. She is also, however, respected for her realism and is one of a growing fleet of designers who promote the philosophy to “buy less and buy better”.

Read more on the sustainable movement in the fashion industry here.

By Scarlett Conlon for The Guardian.

Read #PATASustain green tips here on how you can make a conscious decision about your fashion choice.