The Perfect Choice For Ethical & Sustainable Fashion Shoots
Published: 10/11/2009 by Lupe Castro
With ethical and sustainable fashion increasingly in the media spotlight as well as designers, labels and even High Street outlets rapidly expanding in this area, specialist styling assistance is essential to ensure a truly deep rather than light green approach!
Lupe Castro is an experienced and passionate independent ethical fashion stylist, working with individuals, celebrities, the media and fashion industry to ensure stunning, individual looks coupled with the very cutting edge of ethical, traceable, sustainable fashion and style.
With first-hand knowledge of High Street ethical ranges as well as working closely with established and emerging ethical designers, plus experience with vintage and second hand styling, Lupe’s expert advice, knowledge and flair for the extravagant is the perfect solution for sourcing and styling for magazine and advertising shoots, catwalks and shows.
Based in St Martin’s Lane, Covent Garden, in the heart of London’s theatre-land, Lupe trained in colour and style at Aston & Hayes, London, with a varied clientele of TV personalities, writers, performers, professionals and individuals who want to mix a desire for style and self-expression with consideration for the environment.
Lupe Castro’s client list includes interior designer writer Fleur Robinson, actress Alexandra Boyd, Jarvis Smith of green band The Phoenix Rose and Caroline Duffy, Miss Earth England 2008. She has also recently styled Deborah Meaden from Dragon’s Den and actress Miranda Richardson.
Lupe’s portfolio includes organising shoots for magazines such as National Geographic Green and Sustained and styling for events and fashion shows for futures 100 and Daisy Green Magazine for Northampton Borough Council, and Eco Chic event. She has recently styled for fashion shoots at the Westbury Mayfair hotel with Models of Diversity, whose passion for changing the face of the modelling and fashion industry she shares. Lupe believes that beauty is more than skin deep and is particularly passionate about styling for women over a size 14 and challenging common misconceptions of size and beauty whilst always focusing on sustainable style.
She sources information on ethical fashion for press and retailers and is a key member of the team behind the Ethical Fashion Trends predictions for the trade www.ethicalheaven.com and Green My Wardrobe and has established close relationships with designers including Anatomy, People Tree, Junkie Styling, Sika, Ascension, Nina Dolcetti, Eloise Brown, Mina, Amoosi, Stewart & Brown, Christopher Raeburn, Enamore, Cred, Beyond Skin, Hetty Rose, Bboheme, Makepiece, Julia Smith, Terra Plana, Credau, Trousers London to name but a few and is a mine of information.
Lupe is available for sourcing, styling and shows and offers a truly “deep green”, highly sensitive, confidential and personal service. www.lupecastro.com