- Beauty and the Beast star emma Watson showed off a Filipino-designed shoes on the red carpet
- Emma was wearing a shoes designed by Los Angeles-based Filipino designer Bianca Moran
- Moran designed the environment-friendly shoes included in the summer collection of sustainable footwear brand SUSI Studio
Well-loved Hermione from Harry Potter and now Beauty and the Beast star Emma Watson showcased a Filipino-designed sustainable shoes as she walked on the red carpet of the Museum of Modern Art’s (MoMA) 9th Annual Film Benefit.
Emma's shoes was designed by Bianca Moran, a Los Angeles-based Filipino designer who made the black environment-friendly shoes for SUSI studio, a brand which creates vegan and sustainable footwear designs for women.
The Filipino designer posted a photo of Emma on her Instagram account with the caption:
"Emma Watson X Susi Studio || Tuesday night was pretty monumental for me, for @susistudio. The inspiring @emmawatson wore our shoes to Chanel's film benefit at MoMA. Someone pinch me. #LongLiveHermione"
The 26-year-old British actress and United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador flaunted the Hey Simone pair, a black shoes with three-inch heels that are made of recycled microsuede and rubber from the summer collection of SUSI Studio.
Hey Simone was named after French philosopher and feminist Simone de Beauvoir, a pair designed for women's right advocate like Emma according to SUSI Studio's webite:
“Hey Simone is designed for women on their never-ending quest for form and function with just the right mount of lift.”
Emma paired the environment-friendly shoes with a Calvin Klein Eco Age gown made from recycled bottles.
Moran advocates for the promotion of conscious living. The Filipino designer said that women “should never compromise their femininity or personal style in order to uphold their values.”
Emma will play the character of Disney princess Belle in the upcoming movie Beauty and the Beast.
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