Fashion retail brand Uniqlo has enlisted leaders in fashion, design, art, literature, science and sports to design UT T-shirts, with 100 percent of proceeds going to humanitarian charities, including the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, Save the Children and Plan International.
Entitled ‘Peace for All’, this is a new global charity project from Uniqlo which is described as ‘ongoing’, rather than a one-off collaboration, it will be an evolving collection.
The first five t-shirts will launch today, June 17, and have been designed by Uniqlo collaborators fashion designer Ines de la Fressange and Samurai creative director Kashiwa Sato, along with architect Tadao Ando, novelist Haruki Murakami and the scientist Dr. Shinya Yamanaka.
Each of the participants volunteered their time for the project, Uniqlo added, and all designed a T-shirt that embodies their individual call for peace. Sato used the words ‘Peace for All’ in his design by repeating the words over and over in a bold typeface.
while the Dressage model and designer opted to use the words in conjunction with a drawing of a dove, and Ando created a design centered around the phrase ‘The Earth is One’.
Murakami wanted to highlight how conflicts also affect pets with the slogan “save the humans, save the cats”, along with a sketch of a cat’s face, while the scientist Yamanaka.
who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology o Medicine in 2012, showed his call. for peace with the message Progress of technologies. Humanity must progress. Science advances’, with what appears to be a DNA structure.
Fast Retailing President and CEO Tadashi Yanai said in a statement: “In May this year, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced that the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide now exceeds 100 million.
For people who have been forced to flee their homes, support such as clothing, water, food, medicine and a safe place to sleep are vital. Over the years, we have been involved in a number of initiatives to help forcibly displaced people, thanks to the support and cooperation of our clients.
“Uniqlo ‘LifeWear’ is everyday clothing for everyday lifestyles. Peace for All is a new LifeWear initiative aimed at helping people affected by conflict and war and helping to spread the message of peace around the world. T-shirts have the power to convey a message. Even if you find it difficult to express your own voice, you can easily participate using one of our UTs. The world needs peace now more than ever, and I hope that with Peace for All, this message can be even stronger.”