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 Name (required) Mail (required) (will not be published) You May also be interested in Caribou and Climate Change: Santa’s Reindeer Face an Uncertain Future The Arctic is warming faster than any other part of the world, and reindeer are feeling the impacts in all seasons. Wolf Weekly Wrap-Up Wolves on the Move in Oregon; Another Mexican Gray Wolf Found Dead in Arizona – Poaching Likely; We’re Almost There! Combatting Anti-Wolf Propaganda in Washington; Public Comment Period Open on Rule Designating the Red Wolf as a State-Listed Threatened Species and Setting New Rules on Coyote Hunting in Red Wolf Reintroduction Area New record set for panthers killed on roads Last November, the death of a young Florida panther broke the all-time record set in 2012 of Florida panthers killed on roads.