Red Carpet Green Dress Contest

22 Feb


Suzy Amis Cameron today announced the winner of her Red Carpet Green Dress contest (http://www.redcarpetgreendress.com) – an international competition, benefiting MUSE School CA and MUSE Global, to create a dress made of sustainable materials. The 2011 winner is Samata Angel, a London-based fashion entrepreneur who will be flown to Los Angeles to have her own model walk the “red” (green) carpet at the Global Green pre-Oscar party on February 23rd in Hollywood.

Los Angeles, Calif.  February 2011

Suzy Amis Cameron today announced the winner of her Red Carpet Green Dress contest (http://www.redcarpetgreendress.com) – an international competition, benefiting MUSE School CA and MUSE Global, to create a dress made of sustainable materials. The 2011 winner is Samata Angel, a London-based fashion entrepreneur who will be flown to Los Angeles to have her own model walk the “red” (green) carpet at the Global Green pre-Oscar party on February 23rd in Hollywood.

Quote startWhen I started Red Carpet Green Dress last year, the goal was to build environmental awareness while helping to educate young people around the worldQuote end

The Red Carpet Green Dress competition benefits MUSE Global and MUSE School California – a non-profit Amis Cameron founded to provide resources to partner schools around the world. This includes assistance for basic school operations, curriculum development, and nutritious lunches for every student.

“When I started Red Carpet Green Dress last year, the goal was to build environmental awareness while helping to educate young people around the world,” said Amis Cameron. “How fitting that this year’s winner is a talented woman from London with roots in Ghana. Samata Angel has a keen eye for design and a deep appreciation for sustainability. I can’t wait to see her stunning design at this year’s Global Green pre-Oscar party.”

Samata and her model will be brought to Los Angeles to stay for four nights at the beautiful Georgian Hotel in Santa Monica, receive a private tour of MUSE School CA, and meet with Suzy Amis Cameron and her husband, Academy Award® winning director and producer James Cameron.

“I am thrilled to be this year’s Red Carpet Green Dress Winner,” said Samata Angel. “When I heard about the opportunity to design a dress that was also sustainable, I knew I had to participate. I’ve always loved designing womenswear, and as we deal with real environmental challenges, I believe good design that is also beautiful can be part of the solution. What an honor to be selected, and I look forward to showing my work on the green carpet. This is an amazing opportunity for me!”

Samata (R) with Runway Model (L)

About MUSE School CA
MUSE School CA, a non-profit, educational organization in Topanga, California, is dedicated to empowering children to realize the full potential of their lives through academic excellence, personal responsibility, compassionate relations, global consciousness and environmental awareness. On a 22-acre campus in Topanga Canyon, California, children from across the socio-economic spectrum are stimulated and empowered with experience-based learning. Bodies are nurtured with fresh organic foods and an honor for all living things, including the planet, is cultivated daily. The MUSE School CA Scholarship Fund enables us to provide financial aid to nearly 50% of our families.

MUSE Global, MUSE School CA’s growing international education and outreach program, facilitates real-world friendships, deep cultural understanding and meaningful shared projects between MUSE School CA students and students at partner schools Mana Tamariki in New Zealand and Good Morning School on the Thai/Burma (Myanmar) border. The Global Program also provides educational and financial resources to a partner school with substantial needs. In Mae Sot, Thailand, just across the Thai/Burmese (Myanmar) border, Good Morning School educates the children of migrant workers who have escaped genocide in Burma (Myanmar.) As MUSE works to help achieve a sustainable future, the children are sharing curricula, working cooperatively and experiencing the cultural appreciation that brings to life the concept of compassionate global citizenry.

MUSE: inspiring children to live consciously with themselves, one another, and the planet.


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