Thanks to modern recycling techniques, used plastics which are likely destined to the junkyard can now be turned into soft polyester thread to make eco-friendly clothing. In recent times, several showbiz ladies have been vocal about the concept of sustainable fashion and are stressing that emphasis needs to be laid on reuse and recycle of products as a matter of respect towards nature. Along with Bollywood diva Dia Mirza, South actresses Samantha Akkineni and Rashmika Mandanna have endorsed the concept of reusing and recycling dresses.
02/5Samantha steams up the cyberspace with her backless sheer dress
Currently busy with the promotions of ‘The Family Man 2’, Samantha Akkineni has once again justified the tag of a fashionista in her latest photo-shoot. Draped in a textured print organza dress, she flaunted her back to perfection in the sheer outfit which was crafted using recycled polyester. The number featured a plunging neckline, balloon sleeves and a tie-up detail on the back. The 33-year-old diva complemented her statement wear with gold hoops and finished it off with subtle makeup, nude lips and smoky eyes.
03/5Rashmika Mandanna flaunts her million dollar smile in this recycled and reused outfit
Taking to Instagram during lockdown, the Kannada bombshell got draped in a recycled and reused sleeveless dress and penned a worthy note on how small conscious choices can save the nature. Sharing a smiling picture of herself, the ‘Pushpa’ actress wrote “I like greenery & nature, you all know.. and I want to save it !! So.. I am trying to do my tiny bit, by making small conscious choices.
For example, my dress in this pic is recycled and reused .. Honestly, I loved it.. knowing somehow I am doing good to the environment annnnnnd this dress is very pretty so why not right! Let us all start believing in these small changes.. 1-Recycle 2-Reuse And 3- Reduce ♥️”
04/5Sam stuns the fashion police in a maxi dress made of recycled plastic bottles
In 2020, Samantha turned into a host for a celebrity chat show and flaunted her beautiful personality in a wide range of head-turning outfits. In the above posture, she can be seen in an Rs 27K pleated maxi dress which was entirely made of recycled plastic bottles. The colour-blocked number had a zipper detail on the torso and two front patch pockets. It also featured a pleated lower panel, silhouette and a tie-up belt that accentuated Samantha’s svelte frame. She accessorised the dress with gold heart-shaped earrings and multiple diamond studs.
05/5Dia Mirza promoted sustainable fashion in 2017 itself
During a popular fashion show in 2017, Bollywood actress Dia Mirza walked the ramp in a 100 percent recycled polyester dress and promoted sustainable fashion. Her sheer tulle gown was well complemented by gold-coloured heels and she tied her hair in a bun. The 39-year-old actress is making her Tollywood debut alongside Nagarjuna in the upcoming action-adventure ‘Wild Dog’ and she will be seen in a dramatic and emotional character.
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