Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with L-atitude x Project Paz! Together, we launched an exclusive collection of thirteen one-off-a-kind dresses and custom accessories with proceeds benefiting the Ciudad Juarez community. Participating American- based designers are: 3.1 Phillip Lim, Thakoon, Eddie Borgo, Yigal Azrou?l, Peter Som, Wes Gordon, Rag & Bone, Sara Beltran, Anndra Neen, Christian Cota, Juan Carlos Obando, Michael Bastian and Alejandro Ingelmo.
We unveiled the collection during the 2011 Project Art event in New York City. The common thread? Each dress and accessory was crafted from one of the ten unique bolts of traditional, hand-woven Mexican fabric, generously donated by The Museo Regional de Oaxaca. One hundred percent of the proceeds are destined to support Project Paz with a program to help keep youth away from local gangs.
Formed by professionals originally from the Ciudad Juarez/El Paso area and living in NYC, Project Paz seeks to promote peace and contribute to the Ciudad Juarez community. L-atitude?s ethos of local business representation aligns with Project Paz?s mission; the partnership is a prime opportunity to build awareness together about the current challenges faced in Ciudad Juarez, a border community with important historical and economic ties to the United States.
Project Paz Merchandise by Sara Beltran
May 03, 2012
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