100 per cent of the profits will be donated to Women for Women International
100 per cent of the profits will be donated to Women for Women International

Victoria Beckham and Alexa Chung design charity T-shirts to mark International Women's Day

100 per cent of profits are being donated to charity

Sarah Young@sarah_j_young
Sunday 03 March 2019 19:24
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In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March, luxury fashion e-tailer Net-a-Porter has launched a limited-edition collection of T-shirts in collaboration with six female designers.

The exclusive range of T-shirts feature each designer’s interpretation of female empowerment with all profits made going to Women for Women International – a charity that provides practical and moral support to female survivors of war.

The collection includes six different designs created by Victoria Beckham, Isabel Marant, Ellery, Rosie Assoulin, Alexa Chung and Perfect Moment.

Alexa Chung’s offering features the slogan “Divine Feminine” in red font, while Victoria Beckham’s reads “I am her” in the designer’s own handwriting.

Rosie Assoulin’s version was inspired by the education gap promoting coding and tech literacy for girls and women, and features the message “happy international women’s day” written in binary.

“The language of the future needs womens voices to be heard,” the designer wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of Nicole Kidman wearing her T-shirt.

“It is imperative that we promote tech coding literacy and education among young girls, and women and give them complete and equal opportunities for success.

“In the same way that women were and still are discouraged, and even prohibited! from learning to read and write we must make sure to help bridge this gendered education gap.”

Last year, Net-a-Porter ran a similar campaign and raised enough money to support more than 170 women through the charity’s year-long training programme.

Speaking to Vogue, Victoria Beckham encouraged people to “support women in finding their voice”.

“To me, International Women’s Day is more than women supporting women,” she told the publication.

“It’s about men and women supporting, respecting and empowering women and educating future generations.

“By purchasing this tee, you are supporting a charity that helps vulnerable women living in some of the world’s most dangerous places.

“Generally, I think we could all start by being a little kinder to one another. Everyone has a duty to support women in finding their voice and surely kindness is a good place to start.”

The T-shirts are available to buy at Net-a-Porter.com now. Prices range from £86 to £200.

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