Miley Cyrus appeared in a floor-length Stella McCartney gown at the Met Gala on
Monday - and used her time in the spotlight to promote veganism.
In a brief Vogue Magazine interview, the pop star and animal advocate - who attended the Gala
with McCartney herself - told actress Liza Koshy she had a message to spread.
Cyrus said: "I'm here so excited to be a part of this because I think this moment can be
about so many different things, and for me I want to bring a message which is
veganism and that there doesn't have to be torture in fabulous fashion."
added: "You can be stylish, and sustainable all at the same time."
took to social media to share her message, plastering her Instagram account with photos of
herself in the jaw-dropping dress, and sharing both video and stills in her
read: "Thank you @stellamccartney for having me as your date & shining a
bright light on sustainable non violent fashion!"
become a designer known for her efforts to improve a notoriously
wasteful, often exploitive, fashion industry.
she was recognized by the British Fashion Council for her work in sustainability
and animal rights, was honored for one of her designs with a PETA fashion award,
and has partnered with PETA to challenge students to event a vegan wool