Posts Tagged ‘UNICEF’

Princess Beatrice’s Philip Tracy hat goes auction

Princess Beatrice’s Hat Bid Nears $100,000 on Ebay
After Prince William and Princess Middleton wedding, so much of fashions goes fashionistic. One of them is Princess Beatrice’s Philip Tracy hat which gained much media attention. It was posted for auction in Ebay and the final bidding price would be divided equally between UNICEF UK and Children in Crisis.

The whole auction saga lasted for 10 days and got sold for 81,100.01 pounds, or about $130,000 in U.S. currency. Read more on the news at CNN.

MAMMA BAG, from Gucci to UNICEF

Have you show your affections to your mum on Mother’s day? Well, better later than never if you have not. Gucci has came up with limited edition bag designed by Creative Director Frida Giannini for Mother’s Day. It’s being sold at online store and 25% off the price tag will be donated to UNICEF HIV/AIDS programs. Fret not, this bag will be made available from April 28th till June 15th and priced at 970 dollars. Grab it while it last!

Gucci and UNICEF have been in partnership from 2005. For the past six years, Gucci has succeeded in committing over $9 million to UNICEF which signifies Gucci as the largest corporate donors to UNICEF’s “Schools for Africa” campaign. “Schools for Africa” aims to increase access to quality basic education for all children, with a special emphasis on helping the most disadvantaged children living in extreme poverty.