In pictures: Finalists named for Green Carpet Talent

The Green Carpet Talent finalists, announced yesterday, presented designs using a variety of sustainable goods, including recycled polyester, jute coffee bags and sequins laser cut to used plastic bottles. The competition, part of The Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia, challenges designers worldwide to redefine sustainability in fashion.

This year, the finalists competing for the ultimate prize include David Grillo and Wrad. Only one of them will get The Franca Sozzani GCC Emerging Designer Award on the stage at La Scala, as well as the opportunity to present at Milan Fashion Week in February 2019, supported by the Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana.

Click through the slideshow to take a look at the work of the finalists.

Judges this year include Vogue's editor in Chief Edward Enninful, Derek Blasberg, from CNN Style, and Ellie Goulding, singer, songwriter, and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador. The five finalists will attend The Green Carpet Fashion Awards on September 23rd.

Images: courtesy of The CNMI Green Carpet Talent Competition