Today we celebrate Earth Day birthday. In the 1970s, people started to wake-up even in the suburbs of America. They understood we have to take care of the environmental problems.
Happy birthday Earth Day, chronological environmental events 1975-1980 part two
Yesterday on Earth day the weather was beautiful I decided it was a perfect opportunity to celebrate the day in the right environment “nature”. Outdoor spending time without digital stuff is liberating, the true value of being without twenty-first century largest addiction opens another world to creativity, curiousness, thoughts and staying in the present.
In the early nineties, the seeds of sustainable fashion were sown and the concepts of environmentally friendly fabrics and recycling growing. In Antwerp, the designer Martin Margiela worked outside the frames of regular fashion, deconstructed and reconstructing bits and pieces of artful ideas. The Italian designer Lamine Kouyatè (label Xuly-Bet) scanned flea markets in Paris reconstructing plaids, dresses and old under-garments into brand new concepts
The eco-lifestyle and sustainable fashion today could not have flourished if it was not for the early environmental activists in the 70’s. It was the most politically, important and exciting decade who young people dared to speak against the established.