“We are all activists every day that we make a purchase. We vote daily with our credit cards; we demonstrate with our dollars.” / Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep is a living legend, a constant chameleon and an amazing actress. We’ve seen her transforming herself into women from all walks of life, even returning from the dead and snorting orchids. Streep claims stepping in to other people’s shoes is her drug of choice; the last pair she wore belonged to the 1900s women’s rights icon Emmeline Pankhurs, who she plays in upcoming movie Suffragette. In her private life, activism is no act. Streep is an outspoken feminist and went green way before it was in vogue, fighting for environmental food awareness since the late 1980’s. Streep is also fond of making sustainable style statements by reusing her gala gowns , probably to the dismay of her icy editrix alter ego, Miranda Priestley. A note to self for this season’s upcoming celebrations.
Earrings, Yves Saint Laurent vintage
Dress, Sonia Rykiel vintage
Trench coat, Burberry vintage
Ankle boots, Alaïa vintage
Sequined handbag, vintage
Words and vintage selection by Filippa Berg
Original post can be found in Make It Last.