Friday, April 18, 2014

Luxury Brands Promote Their Philanthropy Efforts

Vanity Fair - May Issue: Luxury Brands Promote Philanthropy Efforts.... great read about
Louis Vuitton, Estée Lauder, Prada, Dior, Saint Laurent and Céline, Gucci, and Kenzo.  "Luxury brands have the ability to spread awareness about dire world issues due to their global celebrity and fan base..."

Read the article at

Friday, November 29, 2013

Fashion Industry Steps Up for Philippine Red Cross

The fashion industry is showing just how stylish charity can be.  Several of the country’s top designers, models, fashion directors and retail brands, together with the Philippine Red Cross are raising funds for the victims of the typhone.

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Friday, July 12, 2013

Obakki Designs Fuses Fashion and Philanthropy

I follow Obakki Designs on Facebook. I love what the Founder, Treana Peake, is doing with her clothing line but more important the deep seated mission to make a difference.  Here is a great article that I came across today.  Had to share! She is so inspiring.

Obakki Designs fuses fashion and philanthropy to bring water to Africa.

Monday, June 3, 2013

New Opportunity for Fashion-forward Individual

Maggie Keenan & Co. is currently seeking fashion-focused students or emerging designers who are passionate about fashion, style, trends and charity, and who like to blog about it all.

The opportunity is unpaid, but bloggers will gain an extraordinary amount of experience and knowledge about the fashion, beauty and lifestyle industry. This is a wonderful opportunity for energetic, confident individuals who are seeking an entry-level position in brand strategy and philanthropy boutique consultancy specializing in fashion, beauty and lifestyle clients.

Candidates must either have a Bachelors degree or be a current student in a degree program (Junior or Senior) at an accredited institution studying in a discipline related to the fashion. Experience in the fashion/beauty/ lifestyle industry is preferred. Individuals must be ambitious and stylish individuals, looking to strengthen their resume, and grow their network.

Required skills include, but are not limited to:

  • Absolutely must love fashion/style/beauty and have working knowledge of fashion and design and their target audiences
  • Must be able to identify current trends
  • Must have a passion for charity and brands that make a difference
  • Excellent written communications skills
  • Experience with social media preferred
  • Is a highly motivated, self-starter who takes initiative
  • A high degree of professionalism
  • Must be able to committee to at least 5 hours per month
  • Positive, cheerful attitude
Email your cover letter and resume to:  Include links to your blog, tumblr, twitter, facebook and linked-in profiles. This opportunity can work from any location. All you need is your own computer.

Olivia Palermo Combines Fashion with Charity

"Olivia Palermo, is making waves in the world. It’s not her impeccable street-style that has everyone buzzing, it’s the launch of her new charity fashion project that marries a Fairtrade accessories line with the Maasai Pikolinos Project." Catch the full story here.


Friday, April 26, 2013

Matthew McConaughey's j.k. livin Apparel Line

To cool not to share! Matthew McConaughey launches new clothing line JKL that supports youth health and wellness. Proceeds benefit his j.k. livin foundation.

Catch the full story here:    or Shop the collection at Dillards.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Fusing Fashion & Philanthropy - Wild Soul Sunglasses


Image: POSE

Wild Soul sunglasses was created by two law students who both had a passion for fashion and philanthropy.  Together, they created their company to bridge the gap between fashionistas and philanthropy.  Wild Soul gives every customer the opportunity to choose the organization where their money will go.  It donates a portion of every sale to causes across the globe.  POSE posted on their blog the full press release about Wild Soul and their giving back. 

The sunglasses are available at YoungRepublic.