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Monday, January 22, 2007

EDUN: Who Made Your T-Shirt?

In a recent TIME Magazine article, Wendy Cole takes a look at EDUN— a for profit socially conscious clothing company launched in Spring 2005 by Ali Hewson and Bono with New York clothing designer Rogan Gregory.

Working on a micro-level to help build the skill set of EDUN's factory base, they act as a voice to encourage the fashion community to do business in Africa as a means to bring the continent out of extreme poverty, and works to help build sustainable communities.

For more on EDUN, click here, or check out the Wendy Cole article in Time Magazine here. For a video on EDUN, click the logo at the top of this post.

( small inset photo copyright Elizabeth Lippman Photography )


Anonymous Anonymous said...

elegant design..very nice

12:26 PM  
Blogger studiosmith said...

I agree. their work is beautiful. As is their cause.

2:11 PM  

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