International model and philanthropist Toni Garrn has collaborated exclusively with Vestiaire Collective to give you the opportunity to buy some of her amazing pre-loved designer clothes. She has also enlisted her network of high-profile friends and models to open their wardrobes to contribute their unwanted luxury items in aid of her Foundation. Donations include a one of a kind signed denim jacket from Kate Moss and personalised Prada shoes from Gisele Bundchen, through to a vintage pink velvet dress given by Poppy Delevingne.
Vestiaire Collective, the leading global marketplace for luxury and premium pre-owned fashion and Toni have teamed up to host an exclusive online sale at Vestiairecollective.com and series of European pop-up stores in Berlin, London and Paris from early November this year and is an extension of Toni’s successful ‘Supermodel Flea Market’ pop-ups, which she has hosted in New York for the past two years.
To celebrate, top British designer Bella Freud has also designed a limited edition “GIRL EMPOWER” charity T-shirt featuring her own distinctive graphic style and will be available to buy exclusively online at Vestiairecollective.com in November. In response to the collaboration Bella says, “Wear your heart on your sleeve, our young people are the leaders of the future.”
For the past decade, Toni has been supporting and working with Plan International, adding to their rich history of helping protect and advance the rights of children. From sponsoring children when she was 15 to being appointed one of the ambassadors for Plan’s global Because I am a Girl movement in 2014 defending and protecting the rights of children, and especially girls have always been a priority for Toni. Looking to increase her efforts and impact, in 2016 she established the Toni Garrn Foundation, with the specific aim of empowering girls.
Together with Plan International Germany, Toni has established a new project in Zimbabwe helping girls access their rights to a quality education while providing support to promote gender equality in the girls’ respective communities. This project is the Toni Garrn Foundation’s first focus and something Toni is personally very connected to, since visiting in 2015 and again in 2017. With the funds of the pop-up stores, The Toni Garrn Foundation will be able to build two more boarding houses for girls who would otherwise be in danger living in the bush or walking many hours each day to school.
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