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LOS ANGELES (FEB.9, 2020) - Filmmaker Elena Andreicheva shined on the Dolby Stage at the Academy Awards® in a bespoke sustainable Laura Basci gown as a part of Red Carpet Green Dress™(RCGD) initiative in collaboration with TENCEL™ Luxe. Andreicheva took home an Oscar® for Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you're a girl).
The dress is handmade with fabric which is part of the newly launched Red Carpet Green Dress™ textile range made from TENCEL™ Luxe filament yarn, blended with cashmere. Hand-beaded with Swarovski crystals in Basci’s studio in Los Angeles.
Laura Basci is a Swiss fashion designer based in Los Angeles. Laura Basci focuses on using sustainability in her work. It is the brand's mission to combine luxury designs with environmental consciousness.
For more information please visit: www.rcgdglobal.com.
About Red Carpet Green Dress™:
Red Carpet Green Dress™ (RCGD) is a women-led global change-making organization. Conceived in 2009 by Suzy Amis Cameron, RCGD challenges designers from around the world to deliver eco-friendly garments through a no-waste approach, focusing on social impact consideration, fair and humane treatment of manufacturers, a clear supply chain, and materials which use a high proportion of recycled and biodegradable materials.
Leading fashion houses including Louis Vuitton, Vivienne Westwood, Armani, Elie Saab, Swarovski, Christian Siriano, Bulgari, Dunhill and Reformation have joined the campaign to create sustainable red carpet wear. Celebrities including Sophie Turner, Emma Roberts, Gina Rodriguez, LaKeith Stanfield, Kellan Lutz, Camila Alves, and Naomie Harris have joined the campaign as representatives. RCGD™ has been featured in Vanity Fair, W Magazine, People, Hello Giggles, The Hollywood Reporter, WWD, Washington Post, Harper's Bazaar, VOGUE, Refinery29, The Guardian, ELLE, LA Times, The New York Times, InStyle and others.
ABOUT ELENA ANDREICHEVA:
Elena Andreicheva is an Oscar® and BAFTA-winning Producer and Filmmaker based in London, working across documentaries that fuse personal stories with powerful journalism. She has collaborated with some of the media industry’s top production companies on films for the BBC, C4, National Geographic and A&E among others, producing work on a variety of hard-hitting and hard-access topics – incarceration (12-YEAR-OLD LIFER, INSIDE THE GANGSTERS’ CODE), the war on drugs (DRUGS INC.) and human trafficking (SAVING THE CYBERSEX GIRLS). For her latest film as Producer, LEARNING TO SKATEBOARD IN A WARZONE (IF YOU’RE A GIRL), directed by Carol Dysinger, she filmed with girls training to skateboard and striving for an education in Afghanistan despite an oppressive culture. The film has won an Oscar® for Best Documentary Short Subject and a BAFTA for British Short Film. It has also been awarded Best Documentary Short at the Tribeca Film Festival and the IDA Documentary Awards. Elena also directed the award-winning short POLISH GO HOME, looking into the immigration crisis in Britain through the eyes of a Polish family. She is currently developing a slate of features.
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