Missi Pyle Wears Eco-Friendly Valentino Delfino Gown to 2012 Oscars

Posted on February 28, 2012

Missi Pyle 2012 Oscars

The Artist star Missi Pyle walked the red carpet at the 2012 Oscars. Missi wore an eco-friendly aqua gown by Miami designer Valentino Delfino made of Peace Silk, which is also known as Cruelty-Free Silk. The silk chiffon was dyed with a natural mineral dye, which is both environmentally friendly and OSHA approved. Cruelty–Free Silk is created through a process that permits the full life cycle of the pupae. The silkworm is able to emerge naturally and only then the cocoons are unwound. Traditional silk is made in a way that kills the silk worms. Delfino won an eco design contest sponsored by James Cameron's wife, Suzi Amis.

The gown contains repurposed zippers and a lining made from recycled polyester. The dress features an asymmetrical off the shoulder sleeve and elaborate draping. Missi accessorized with some fabulous diamond earrings, a diamond necklace and a diamond brooch from Chopard. Her clutch bag was by Swarovski.

Photo: Richard Harbaugh / © A.M.P.A.S.

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