Posts Tagged ‘edun’

Much to my delight, two of my recent post topics were featured in the Wall Street Journal this week as a prelude to New York Fashion Week. Beatriz Milhazes is the inspiration behind the new Jason Wu collection. (The designer of Michele Obama’s inaugural gown) On Friday, an article about Edun and the challenges of manufacturing a start-up clothing line appeared. (Bono and his wife Ali Henson founded Edun)

(You have to see this necklace on the Jason Wu site –
Fall 2010-AWESOME!!!)

An Aside: Since I started this blog two years ago quite a few fashion topics have been covered. I now, find myself anxiously awaiting fashion week like a little girl the week before her birthday. Who would have ‘thunk’ it!!!

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I LOVE everything about Edun… the clothing, the colors, the mission.

“Edun is a contemporary lifestyle brand founded with the mission to encourage trade in Africa and build awareness of what is possible there.”

“Edun was launched in spring 2005 by Ali Hewson and Bono. This tee is made from 100% organic cotton. Edun will donate 100% of proceeds from the sale of this garment to ‘Made Africa’ to help fund improvement projects at the Bidii school in Kibera, Kenya.”

Twelve years ago I traveled to Kenya. It was a life altering experience. The people of Kenya are amazing. If you have the opportunity to support this wonderful nation in any way…please do. I found the featured T-Shirt at Browns.

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