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Bonnie Wright Appears at PURE Fashion Exhibit

Posted by: sue
August 03, 2009, 02:44 PM

Previously we told you actress Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) would be appearing at the Pure Fashion Exhibit in London, England in support of the Made by organization efforting improvement of the social and environmental aspects of fashion companies. TLC has now received a press release containing remarks from Bonnie (with many photos of Bonnie at the event here via our Order partner Bonnie Wright Online.) The release sent to us reads:

Along with videos of testimonials by MADE-BY brands, the stand illustrates the supply chain behind the manufacture of garments. Visitors have the opportunity to sew a button onto a dress embroidered with a map of the world. The map shows the path of the dress from organic cotton grown in India, through to the socially certified spinner and weaver, and then onto the dress designer in the UK.

Bonnie and Georgia [Georgia Groome, star of Angus Thongs and Perfect Snogging] sewed a button onto the dress to show their part in the supply chain.

Bonnie Wright stated: “I’ve always been very interested in fashion, but it is extremely important to me that the social and environmental issues associated with the production of fashionable clothing are addressed. MADE-BY carries out really important work in transforming the fashion industry, and I am thrilled to support the organisation and help raise awareness of these ongoing issues.”

Georgia Groome said: “MADE-BY helps people to understand the environmental impacts behind the making of their clothes and is also important in showing what sort of conditions the workers who make them work in.”MADE-BY UK Managing Director, Allanna McAspurn is delighted by the support. “In order to successfully change people’s perception of sustainable fashion, we need to engage the next generation. Bonnie and Georgia represent two of the brightest young acting talents in the UK and we are very excited to have their support.”

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230 Points

wow I love her… literally.

Posted by weasleymyking on August 03, 2009, 10:27 PM report to moderator
2538 Points

Good for her. :) She’s awesome…

Posted by Mrs.Brisby on August 03, 2009, 11:02 PM report to moderator
166 Points

Great job Bonnia

Posted by Albus Marcos Dumbledore on August 03, 2009, 11:03 PM report to moderator
22044 Points

I’ll try to read this tomorrow!!!

22044 Points

I’ll try to read this tomorrow!!!

6552 Points

Very cool of her.

Posted by Figment on August 04, 2009, 12:45 AM report to moderator
398 Points

Yay Bonnie. It is always great when a star not only says they love fashion but contributes their name for the greater good. go bonnie!

Posted by sidnandragin on August 04, 2009, 01:39 AM report to moderator
5439 Points

That’s sounds so cool.

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on August 04, 2009, 04:48 AM report to moderator
19573 Points

How cool!! xD

Posted by R-for-H {ROAR} :D on August 04, 2009, 05:06 AM report to moderator
33 Points


Posted by Lunaphoenix14 on August 04, 2009, 08:01 AM report to moderator
328 Points

What a fantastic organization. It’s so great how it’s helping people see the whole line through the process of making clothes, and being socially conscious about it. And Bonnie just seems like such a sweet girl!

Posted by Gwynog'srabbit on August 04, 2009, 09:14 AM report to moderator
2417 Points

Good going Bonnie

Posted by Hagrid 713 (ROAR) on August 04, 2009, 09:19 AM report to moderator
5008 Points

iI have always liked Bonnie Wright in the role of Ginny Weasley!!! and share the fact that our Birthdays are a day apart mine being February 18th and hers being February 17th we are both the same sign Aquarius!!! I feel she would do well in Fashion, as she is tall, and pretty!!! but she also makes a terrific Actress!!!!!

Posted by Mistic Willow on August 04, 2009, 09:20 AM report to moderator
8876 Points

Bonnie is so cool. It’s great that she’s involved and interested in this and, that she’s spreading the word about the social & environmental issues of fashion.

Posted by Moose_Starr on August 04, 2009, 10:02 AM report to moderator
4024 Points

That’s really cool! It’s really great to see that Bonnie (and Georgia) are interested in preserving, retaining and expanding the ‘fashion industry’ in a positive way! :D

Go Bonnie! :D

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