Christy Nicole Turlington Burn, better known as Christy Turlington, born in Walnut Creek, California, the United States on January 2, 1969. She is a supermodel from America, founder of charities and campaigners, and filmmakers. Her dedication to sustainable fashion gives meaning to the development of eco-fashion in the world.
She is a model and represents the Calvin Klein Eternity campaign in 1989 and 2014, and also represents Maybelline products. Turlington was named one of the Best Women of 2013 at Glamor and in 2014 was included in the annual 100 Time list of the most influential people in the world.
Turlington initially began fame in the late 1980s and early 1990s as a supermodel. In 2010, Turlington founded Every Mother Counts, a non-profit organization aimed at making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother.
This program involves and mobilizes new audiences to take action and raise funds that support maternal health programs throughout the world. The organization was founded after the completion of the documentary Turlington, No Woman, No Cry, a movie about pregnant women and their caregivers in Tanzania, Bangladesh, Guatemala, and the United States.
In 2013, Turlington directed the Every Mile documentary, Every Mother, which explores every mother’s participation in long-distance running to highlight the distance from health care providers as a barrier for women who receive quality care.
In addition, Christy is an Ambassador for (RED) who is part of the Global Fund that benefits are used to provide assistance to HIV and AIDS throughout the world. In 2007 she visited Africa to see the work carried out by the charity.
Christy also spoke at Hunger Fighting at the New York City Food Festival in November 2007 and was the award presenter at “Restaurants that campaigned against hunger” in 2006 and 2007 in honor of World Food Day.
Christy Turlington and Sustainable Fashion
Sustainable fashion has gone a long way since long ago and started from the basics of color with a touch of oatmeal. In April a few months ago, a group of young stars gathered at the Garcia House specifically designed by John Lautner at Los Angeles’s Mulholland Drive to enjoy the exclusive H & M collection of 2018 Exclusive Sustainable. This meeting was inspired by nature in the 19th century, Swedish Artists Karin and Carl Larsson, and the model in a campaign were Christy Turlington Burns.
In 1993, Turlington posed nude for the Human Resistance campaign against the Ethical Treatment of Animals on a poster that read: “I prefer naked than wearing fur. She protested the use of fur in the fashion world because she believed in the statement that we do not need to wear fur because she thinks the use of fur is not very attractive.
Her children have taught mainly about strong recycling programs at the school. She also likes to buy things she keeps for a long time because she doesn’t like to buy a lot. She felt that it was part of her responsibility too for being not too consumptive.
Christy Turlington and #MeToo Movement
In the fashion industry, she also participates in a continuous fashion movement with the #MeToo tagline which also proves that more people care about sustainable fashion. The bad behaviors that have been tolerated for a long time in every part of society are diminishing. Not only Christy Turlington because there are more people in the fashion industry are starting to implement transparency to create a healthy and safe environment for future generations.