Fashion designers care more about textures, colors, and silhouettes. You Can Free Us, an international NGO, in collaboration with The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) organized a unique runway show at Wills Fashion Week. Thirteen fashion designers came together to raise awareness and join forces against human trafficking.
Fashion photographer, Subi Samuel photographed Alice, a victim rescued from a life of prostitution. She wore clothing by designers such as:
Ashima Leena (insert pic “Ashima Leena”) from India Vogue
Tarun Tahiliani (insert pic “Tarun Tahiliani”) from India Vogue
A quote by fashion designer, Lecoanet Hemant, “Human trafficking needs to be treated directly which will only happen when people accept the cause. If it is ‘chi-chi-d’ off it will get nowhere and probably get enhanced. We tried to imagine, for a few minutes how we could make this young girl forget the daily horrors of her life by following the theme and making her beautiful.”
If you want to join the cause and get involved, check out http://www.youcanfree.us/! Also, when you rent from www.renttherunway.com, you will be saving lots of money on designer dresses. Think about donating the money to a good cause because each small donation can make a difference!
If you haven’t done so already, sign up for Rent the Runway at www.renttherunway.com/drexel. You will find great deals, save money, and have extra cash to donate to a charity of your choice, such as You Can Free Us!
By: Priya K., Drexel
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