Catwalks for Causes

Fashion designers showing beneficence in their collections and campaigns

Implications - Sartorial acts of beneficence have been one of the most fashionable things to hit runway with year. Some designers have integrated charitable aspects to their collections by donating proceeds to social causes. While breast cancer continues to rank high, many designers are now opting for green charities.
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Organ Protection Fashion 3 - The Men of Marc Jacobs
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Warm 60,798 Clicks Pub: Apr 30, 08
Organ Protection Fashion 3
The Men of Marc Jacobs
It wasn't just women rushing to grab the "Protect The Skin You're In" shirts. Marc Jacob's skin cancer awareness campaign extended to men as well with a collection of "Protect Your Largest Organ" T-shirts.… [More]
Islamic Red Carpet Fashion - World's Most Expensive Abaya Costs $350,000
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Average 29,573 Clicks Pub: Jul 1, 08
Islamic Red Carpet Fashion
World's Most Expensive Abaya Costs $350,000
The Abaya, a traditional Islamic outfit for females, gets the "world's most expesnive" treatment on the hands of British designer Bruce Oldfield, a favorite of the late Princess Diana. “This is the… [More]
Awareness Through Fashionable Celebs - Tommy Hilfiger, Aly & Aj for MS
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Warm 8,578 Clicks Pub: Apr 25, 08
Awareness Through Fashionable Celebs
Tommy Hilfiger, Aly & Aj for MS
Tommy Hilfiger and teen pop duo Aly & Aj have teamed up with the Nancy Davis Foundation for MS to promote MS Awareness Month in May. Aly & Aj model vibrant orange We ♥ to Erase MS T-Shirts, exclusively… [More]
Charity Galas for AIDS  - Life Ball 2008
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Average 10,279 Clicks Pub: May 18, 08
Charity Galas for AIDS
Life Ball 2008
From former US president Bill Clinton, actresses Sharon Stone and "Sex and the City" siren Kim Cattrall to Supermodel Linda Evangelista and hundreds of scantly clad models and attendees: only the 16th… [More]
Celebrity Fashion to Fight Cancer - Gwyneth Paltrow for Key to The Cure
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Mild 12,713 Clicks Pub: Aug 1, 08
Celebrity Fashion to Fight Cancer
Gwyneth Paltrow for Key to The Cure
Gwyneth Paltrow has been named the new Entertainment Industry Foundation ambassador for Saks Fifth Avenue’s 2008 KEY TO THE CURE campaign. The KEY TO THE CURE is a women’s cancer initiative founded… [More]
Floral Head Bouquets - The Headdress Affair Benefit
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Average 12,291 Clicks Pub: May 19, 08
Floral Head Bouquets
The Headdress Affair Benefit
If the flower hat Sarah Jessica Parker wore to the Sex and the City movie’s London premier is too eccentric for your fashion taste, wait until you see the overly outrageous floral headdresses in the “Tulips… [More]
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