on 13th November 2010 | 1 Comment »
English musician Paul Weller has designed a one-off MINI that will be auctioned for charity this month beginning today (November 11).
The car is finished in bold pink and brown stripes with a single silver line running up the bonnet and over the roof.
The model is a 2008 MINI Cooper fitted with 17-inch Crown Spoke alloy wheels and with a black leather finish inside.
on 9th November 2010 | 1 Comment »
In the market for a dazzling designer gown? Bid on a Giorgio Armani PrivÃ© evening dress or a festive Dolce & Gabbana cocktail number on charitybuzz.com.
Women’s Wear Daily, the esteemed retail, beauty and fashion trade publication, is celebrating its 100th year in circulation with an online charity sale offering designer apparel, handbags and luxury household goods.
on 4th September 2010 | 2 Comments »
Naomi Campbell is teaming up with Dolce & Gabbanna to create a line of t-shirts that celebrate the supermodel’s 25 years in the fashion.
The t-shirts come in 14 different styles and feature signature images of Campbell shot by various renowned fashion photographers. They will sell for $200 each.
All of the proceeds will go to “Fashion for Relief”, which raises money within the fashion industry to help those in times of need and places in need.
on 31st August 2010 | 2 Comments »
Bono and and his wife Ali Hewson star in the newest of Louis Vuitton’s “core values” ads shot by Annie Leibovitz.
The couple, who were shot in South Africa, wear clothing by Edun, Hewson’s sustainable fashion line. in which LVMH took a 49 percent stake last year.
it’s the first time the U2 front man has appeared in an ad without his band, and the first time a label other than Vuitton is getting a fashion credit.
on 23rd July 2010 | No Comments »
The ball used in Spain’s World Cup final win over the Netherlands has fetched almost $74,000 in a charity auction on eBay.
The famous Jabulani ball was sold for the ’46664′ HIV/AIDS charity – named after Nelson Mandela’s prisoner number when he was held at Robben Island.
The balls used during the World Cup were critiqued for their unpredictability and were nicknamed “supermarket balls.”
on 21st June 2010 | No Comments »
For the 10th consecutive year, MINI is sponsoring Europe’s largest charity event for HIV/AIDS – Life Ball.
This time around, the company is auctioning off three specially designed vehicles on July 17th.
Francisco Costa of Calvin Klein will be designing the Mini Countryman, Diane von Furstenberg the Mini Hatch and Kenneth Cole the Mini Convertible.