Scarlett Johansson has designed a solidarity handbag for the Spanish retailer Mango to help raise funds for the victims of the Haiti earthquake. The bag design depicts an early cartographical representation of Haiti, and the words “supporting the people of Haiti, designed by Scarlett Johansson.” The Haiti handbag will be exclusively available at over 1,390 … Continued
On December 08, 2009 Marie Christiane Marek hosted “The Designers’ Christmas Trees” at the Cite de l’architecture et du patrimoine in Paris. World-famous designers have sold 20 Christmas trees for a total of 41,500€ to be donated to The Foundation headed by France’s First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy. Since 1996 several famous names have taken part, … Continued
The watch brand Hublot is creating 12 “Big Bang” watches with musical group Depeche Mode. Hublot is teaming up with Depeche mode as part of a charity concept to benefit the Teenage Cancer Trust that will take place on February 17, 2010 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Each of the Hublot watches will … Continued
Karl Lagerfeld gave a SpongeBob SquarePants doll a makeover for a Paris fundraiser for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The figurine was outfitted in the image of his maker, with Karlâ€™s signature dark shades, a white shirt and fingerless gloves. This auction of celebrity look-a-like dolls was held on the 26th of November at the … Continued
The luxury mobile phones manufacturer Vertu has launched a special edition of its Ascent Ti in support of the Institute for Brain and Spinal Cord Disorders. This special edition has been created to raise funds for the ICM charity with donations made from each Special Edition sale. The luxury mobile phone is handcrafted in England … Continued
Gucci has announced its 5th anniversary charity campaign which will benefit the United Nations Childrenâ€™s Fund (UNICEF). This year’s collection is inspired by Snowman in Africa, the sequel to the best-selling children’s book Snowman in Paradise. Between November 16th and December 31st the book will be sold only through Gucci and 100% of its revenue … Continued
The Louis Vuitton auction, held last night at Sotheby’s on New Bond Street, saw seven special orders sold for a total of Â£495,000 in aid of the Red Cross. Louis Vuitton offered six masters of savoir-faire the opportunity to create a unique special order that embodies their expertise in their respective professions.
Charlize Theron kissed a girl, Thursday night October 22. The kiss was really expensive, totaling at $140,000. Both the kiss and the cash were part of a charity event held in San Francisco supporting the OneXOne Foundation, an organization committed to helping children in developing regions, to bring soccer fields and clean water to the … Continued
Jimmy Choo and the Elton John AIDS Foundation have launched the Project PEP collection to support the Simelela Rape Centre in South Africa. The vibrant capsule collection features a distinctive and collectible punk rock motif print representing Jimmy Chooâ€™s passionate and individualist spirit. You could help raise awareness for this worthy cause by entering a … Continued
Restaurant manager Jason Hargett of the Ruby River Steakhouse in Provo, Utah had a life changing day on the golf course on Tuesday. He was in attendance at the Mark Eaton Classic charity golf event benefiting the Utah Diabetes Center at Red Ledges in Heber City. He made a last minute decision to participate and … Continued
Italian fashion designers Donatella Versace, Alberta Ferretti, Anna Molinari for Blumarine, Veronica Etro, Silvia Venturini for Fendi, Consuelo Castiglioni for Marni, Angela Missoni and Rossella Jardini for Moschino, have teamed with Coca Cola for fund raising campaign in support of the victims of the earthquake in Abruzzo, Italy.
Reuters reports that Salvatore Ferragamo has designed a limited collection to raise funds for breast cancer groups called the Pink Collection. The collection will go on sale in October, which is celebrated as breast cancer awareness month. 10 per cent of Ferragamoâ€™s sales in Asia (Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, India and Australia) will … Continued
Mary J Blige and Gucci have teamed up to create a limited edition watch that will benefit Bligeâ€™s charity Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now. Last year Gucci teamed up with Rihanna for their tattoo heart collection to benefit UNICEF. The limited edition timepiece is a variation of the much hyped â€˜Twirlâ€ watch.
A bidder agreed to pay $1.68 million for a steak lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett in a charity auction completed on Friday night on eBay. The winning bid in the 10th annual fund-raiser fell short of last year’s record $2.11 million, paid by Hong Kong-based investor Zhao Danyang. As in recent years, the winner … Continued
In honor of Cannes, Louis Vuitton has produced a limited edition fan designed in collaboration with Spanish actress Rossy de Palma. A portion of the fans’ proceeds will benefit a non-governmental organization, OrphanAid Africa, whose ambassador is Rossy De Palma herself. These designer fans were on one-day sale (Monday, May 18) at Louis Vuittonâ€™s store … Continued
Prince Harry will be making his first-ever formal visit to the United States later this month to participate in the second annual Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic, taking place on Saturday, May 30th. The Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic will coincide with the 400th anniversary of New York and opening day of the Governors Island … Continued
Nivea Visage has launched a special diamond encrusted jar of their Expert Lift Cream. All proceedswill go to the from the sale of this special edition jar Breast cancer care charity, which helps support women in difficult times. The jar is encrusted with 441 ethically sourced white diamonds set in stunning white gold and has … Continued
A dress has gone on sale in Malaysia with a $30 million price tag, Reuters reports. The dress is decorated with 750 diamonds, including a 70 carat pear-shaped stone at the centre of the bodice and a train encrusted with real diamonds. The designer Faisol Abdullah told Reuters: “Stocks drop, gold is even falling but … Continued
The supermodel Kate Moss has auctioned a kiss for charity. Kate sold the smooch for Â£5,000 in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital, a specialist children’s hospital in London, at a fundraiser on Wednesday night. She now plans to meet the lucky man, a banker , at his workplace to give him a smacker.
Humanity is a modern and stylish apparel company, that uses fashion to promote humanitarian awareness worldwide. Itâ€™s a tapestry of art and written text that unfolds the story of individuals, social justice and the environment. This winter, Humanity launches a new line of accessories that will take their humanitarian mission to the next level. More … Continued