The 45-year-old supermodel Amber Valletta who has covered American Vogue a whopping 16 times, and fronted campaigns for the likes of Chanel and Prada has something to say to the future minds of fashion.
Continue on to see why Amber Valletta says there NEEDS to be a “big change” in fashion…
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It was a true joy to host last night’s FIT Sustainability Gala! The FIT educators and fashion industry leaders are championing the future by teaching students that a modern fashion industry must be a sustainable and responsible one! Through new technologies, innovation, creativity and unconventional minds the future of fashion looks bright and sustainable for all! Thank you to @fitfoundation for asking me to be a part of this inspiring few days and @fitnyc for your investment in our future! My sustainable look was achieved by a wonderful team @karlawelchstylist vintage lace dress made by @brockcollection borrowed heels from @louboutinworld borrowed clutch from @therow vintage jewels by @beladorajewelry glam goodness by @morgane_martini @dresoldier 💚 lastly thank you to my @imgmodels family and especially @ivanmbart for supporting last night!!
CelebNFashion247.com reports that Amber Valletta, who hosted last night’s FIT Sustainability Gala for the fashion industry had a few words of her own.
During Thursday’s night FIT Sustainability Gala Amber Valletta the theme of which, fittingly, was “Innovation in Sustainability.”
Valletta had this to say:
The FIT educators and fashion industry leaders are championing the future by teaching students that a modern fashion industry must be a sustainable and responsible one!
Why the fashion industry NEEDS to push toward sustainability:
The eco-activist said that the push toward sustainability is one of the biggest industry shifts she’s witnessed since she began modeling in the early ’90s.
Through new technologies, innovation, creativity, and unconventional minds the future of fashion looks bright and sustainable for all! It’s “a real paradigm shift in how we source, design, produce, sell and discard clothing.”
The Master & Muse founder also acknowledged how far fashion has come in terms of embracing diversity and inclusivity, noted to PageSix:
Now, you see men and women being represented in all these different ways, which is awesome!
She concluded with a thank you to all on social media:
Thank you to @fitfoundation for asking me to be a part of this inspiring few day and @fitnyc for your investment in our future!
But the single biggest change she’s witnessed when it comes to the modeling world? “Social media!” Valletta exclaimed with a laugh.