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Turns out Watson's approach to being "sustainable" isn't just about the materials of a garment, but how often you end up wearing it.
"I tried to create a dress with my stylist which had lots of different elements, which I would be able to reuse and re-wear," the actress told CNN's Derek Blasberg in a video segment on Wednesday. "So our hope is that I will wear the trousers, which are underneath the skirt, again. I will wear the bustier again. The skirt, I will wear again."
So THAT explains all those pants on the red carpet. The former Harry Potter star-turned-feminism rockstar and environmental crusader is a big fan of pants, wearing them at countless major high-profile events. Now we understand why: all the recycling potential!
As Watson told Blasberg on CNN, "If you buy something, do you think you're going to wear it 30 times? And if you can commit to that, then that's a sustainable purchase."
Behold the sustainability:
We have no doubt Watson's got a few black trousers in her closet that are nearing the "30 wears" mark. If that qualifies as recycling, count us in.