released a collection of handbags made from the world’s first certified deforestation-free leather with fashion powerhouse Gucci.
Firth’s latest efforts come in the form of an exclusive capsule collection: Green Carpet Challenge for NET-A-PORTER. For every piece sold, NET-A-PORTER will donate a percentage to (RED), which aims to eradicate the transition of HIV from mother to child. At her invitation, five designers have created pieces that conform to the GCC’s sustainability criteria, which cover social justice implications and environmental impact throughout production. Their names are testament to her pulling power: Christopher Bailey, Victoria Beckham, Erdem, Christopher Kane and Roland Mouret.
“If somebody had told me we’d have a collection online with these designers, well... it is amazing,” she says, sotto voce. As she shows me sketches of the collection – an old-school Hollywood-inspired gown by Roland Mouret, an Erdem