On October 20th, Franco-Brazilian fashion designer Anne Fontaine will launch her 501 (c) (3) non-profit environmental charity, The Anne Fontaine Foundation. The Foundation's mission is to contribute to the protection and restoration of the Bahia region of the Atlantic Rainforest in Brazil, also known as the Mata Atlantica.
Following the success of the company's Spring/Summer line of headscarves, Fit To Flick announces the debut of its Winter/Holiday 2011 line of hand-knit hats for women and girls, all featuring a patent pending opening at the back to easily accommodate a ponytail. The uniquely fashionable line of head wear officially solves the longstanding conundrum of how to chicly and comfortably wear a ponytail and hat simultaneously.
Eco-labels and charity-driven clothing lines aren’t the only ones lending their time and talents to great causes. Some of the world’s most profound designers are collaborating with charities that inspire them to create products that give back to individuals that need help most.