15 November 2010 Raising Awareness on the Runway! Posted by: Caitlin Leutwiler | 1 comment | Share: Items featured in "Oil Spill" Defenders has friends in fashion! And designer Yotam Solomon is using his upcoming spring collection to prove that environmental awareness is all the rage. Solomon - who says, “Environmentally friendly high fashion is on our forefront!” - drew inspiration for his coming spring collection, “Oil Spill,” from this year’s BP oil disaster, which he believes is “a major event in our decade and even century.” He hopes the collection, which comprises a variety of heels, dresses and separates, will raise awareness about the tragic oil spill and other environmental issues. Designer Yotam Solomon The eco-friendly designer has pledged to donate a portion of the sales from the 2011 collection to Defenders for our work in the Gulf. You don’t have to be a fashionista to know that hard work and generosity like that never go out of style! Learn more: Click here to see Yotam Solomon’s “Oil Spill” collection and more. YOU can help protect wildlife impacted by oil in the Gulf of Mexico too – urge your Senators to pass the Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Accountability Act before Congress adjourns for the year. One Response to “Raising Awareness on the Runway!” Post Your Comment Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Mail (required) (will not be published) You May also be interested in A Place in the Sun for Right Whales Endangered North Atlantic right whales can breathe a sigh of relief! NMFS has made their slow-speed zones permanent, granting much-needed protection from ship strikes to these vulnerable whales. Wild Holiday Gift Ideas Looking for the perfect gift for the wildlife-lover in your life? Here’s a collection of gift ideas perfect for you. Wolf Weekly Wrap-Up Recap of Pinetop Hearing; Celebrating Sucesses: 700,000 comments from wolf supports in to USFWS regarding wolf delisting proposal; this week USDA annouces they plan to audit Wildlife Services Predator Program. Also- another call to action for our supporters: Tell your Congressman to sign Grijalva and Fitzpatrick’s letter endorsing continued protection of gray wolves!