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Oprah Winfrey Talks Love of Nature at Stella McCartney

TREE LOVE: Stella McCartney’s call for guests to dedicate a tree to a loved one at her show Monday morning resonated particularly with one star guest: Oprah Winfrey, who had flown into Paris especially for the event at the Opéra Garnier.
“I’m going to plant an oak because I already have hundreds of oaks in my yard. I’m a tree person,” Winfrey told WWD.
“They represent the stability of life, the stillness of life, so I’m going to do one in honor of my mother.”
McCartney’s initiative, which invited guests to go to a dedicated website marked on the invitation to consecrate their tree, is part of her collaboration with Canopy to raise funds to protect the Leuser Ecosystem in Sumatra, just one of the designer’s many CSR initiatives.
Lewis Hamilton, among the guests, sees McCartney as a role model when it comes to sustainability in fashion.
“One of the things I’m incredibly inspired about by Stella is she’s very much into sustainability,” said Hamilton, whose second Tommy x Lewis see-now-buy-now collection with Tommy Hilfiger just launched. “In my collection, I’m trying to catch up with her.”
“My collection is 50 percent recyclable and eco-friendly materials,” continued the Formula 1 champion, whose new racing season starts

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