Lanvin soft figurines embroidered in Swaziland
Lanvin renews its support to Desining Hope and proposes four limited edition soft figurines, hand-made by women living with HIV-Aids in Swaziland, to mark the launch of its girls wear collection. These soft figurines, will be on sale as of November in all LANVIN boutiques and retail outlets that carry the Lanvin Petite line.
Written : 2011-09-07 - Last modified 2018-05-24
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Alber Elbaz asked Dessine L’espoir to create four limited edition soft figurines, each of which are dressed in pretty miniature LANVIN Petite outfits.

Each of the figurines were hand-embroidered and stitched by a group of women living with HIV-AIDS, supported by Designing Hope in Swaziland.

The project will enable these women to to generate an income, enhance their quality of life and better meet the needs of their families.


Lanvin and Designing Hope have worked together on various different projects, enriching Designing Hope's initiative: "Fashion Designs Hope", which consists in involving Fashion Designers to create original objects realized within groups of support of HIV-positive persons in Africa.

Lanvin and Designing Hope have also collaborate for the Gala Dinner, organised last March under the glass ceiling of the Grand Palais to raise funds for supporting people living with HIV-AIDS in southern Africa.

Lanvin decorated the tables for the event with sketches by Alber Elbaz, creating centre-piece which had been embroidered by the women of the association in Swaziland.

Table centre-pieces have been auctionned during the dinner, benefiting Designing Hope.

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