Anne Klein and Supermodel and Eco-Way of life Entrepreneur Candice Swanepoel Accomplice with Customized Collaborative to Influence Girls and Our Planet

Anne Klein and Supermodel and Eco-Way of life Entrepreneur Candice Swanepoel Accomplice with Customized Collaborative to Influence Girls and Our Planet

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Multifaceted Partnership Will Help Aspiring Feminine Entrepreneurs Pursuing a Profession within the Sustainable Style Trade

NEW YORK, April 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — In observance of Earth Month, iconic American vogue model, Anne Klein, broadcasts a partnership with present model ambassador, supermodel and founder / CEO of eco-lifestyle model, Tropic Of C, Candice Swanepoel, and the Harlem-based social enterprise, Customized Collaborative, to help, encourage and have interaction a cohort of sixteen (16) girls, ranging in age from 25 to 56, from no to low earnings and immigrant communities as they pursue careers within the sustainable vogue business.

Starting in April, Anne Klein will donate product for the scholars to work with as they study to stitch, design, and promote sustainable vogue. Customized Collaborative will present the ladies a 15-week curriculum inclusive of studying to rethink, recycle, and reuse materials and equipment as they create their customized designs resulting in an end-of-summer vogue present. 

“This partnership aligns two necessary initiatives for Anne Klein: to uplift and rejoice girls who’re positively altering the world via a stability of picture and affect,” says Jameel Spencer, CMO in Residence for Anne Klein. “And helps our dedication to and efforts in the direction of a greener, extra sustainable future.”

In Might, Anne Klein will host a Lunch & Study occasion for the scholars the place they will meet with and be impressed by a panel {of professional} girls, like Candice, at the moment working throughout the vogue business on eco-centric collections. 

“When girls come collectively there is a sort of magic that occurs. I am proud to be a part of an initiative that helps feminine entrepreneurs and helps them to excel within the sustainable vogue business,” enthuses Swanepoel.

Together with Candice, the Lunch & Study occasion will embrace: Chani Labowitz Senior Vice President of Artistic for eGluck, a serious power within the watch business that manufactures, brings to market and ships timepieces worldwide together with the Anne Klein Think about It watch assortment which is produced from repurposed ocean plastics; Victoria Yee Howe a self-taught designer and tailor with over 20 years of expertise designing and developing the whole lot from clothes, high quality lingerie, to waterproof baggage; and Ngozi Okaro Govt Director and founding father of the Customized Collaborative.

“This new partnership is a testomony to how a lot good can occur once we spend money on girls,” states Okaro. “It’s our pleasure to work with the heritage model, Anne Klein, and Candice Swanepoel, introduced collectively by the considerate management of Julia Kisla and Lucy Jackson of the Lions Expertise Administration. Everybody within the Customized Collaborative group is happy about our work collectively – shaping the longer term of the planet and people who inhabit it.”

In July, this system will culminate with a vogue present, sponsored by Anne Klein, that includes the designs produced by the graduates.

For extra details about the sustainable merchandise inside Anne Klein’s Think about It assortment or the partnership with Customized Collaborative, go to

About Anne Klein

At Anne Klein, our mission has at all times been equal components IMAGE – serving working girls around the globe with traditional American model – and IMPACT – supporting the causes and communities she holds expensive and empowering her capability to make optimistic change on this planet. Our mission was born from Anne herself: “Garments will not change the world. The ladies who put on them will.” Now owned by WHP International, the Anne Klein model continues to outfit the ladies who make an affect, with merchandise being bought all through North America, China, Korea, the Philippines, and Mexico. For extra info and to turn into an Anne Klein insider, go to, or Observe @AnneKleinOfficial on Instagram and @AnneKlein on Fb.

About Candice Swanepoel 

South African mannequin CANDICE SWANEPOEL, one of the acknowledged girls in vogue and leisure, is repped by The Lions Expertise Administration, a Expertise Administration, Branding, PR and Artistic Companies company. All through her profession, Candice has appeared in campaigns for worldwide manufacturers and has graced the covers of a number of the most prestigious vogue publications In 2018, Candice launched Tropic of C, an eco-lifestyle and ethically sourced swimwear, which expanded into dance-inspired activewear in 2020. Outdoors of vogue, Candice is a world ambassador of Mothers2Mothers, a charity dedicated to eliminating pediatric AIDS in Africa. For extra info on Candice, go to, or @TheLionsMgmt on Instagram.

About Customized Collaborative

New York-based nonprofit social enterprise, Customized Collaborative, serves no/low-income and immigrant girls with coaching and ongoing help within the artwork, craft, and enterprise of vogue. It is Coaching Institute, 

Enterprise Incubator, and worker-owned cooperative improvement packages supply girls expertise and alternatives for profitable entrepreneurship and viable careers in an environmentally sustainable attire business. It companions with Goldman Sachs Basis, Garment District Alliance, and others, in help of equitable alternatives and superior expertise coaching throughout the vogue business. Customized Collaborative advocates for vogue employees’ rights to honest wages and protected working circumstances, alongside advocacy for sustainable and regenerative manufacturing fashions.. For extra info, go to or to make a donation in help of Customized Collaborative’s packages, go to

Media Contact:

Anne Klein
ATELIER Artistic Companies, Inc.
Colette Sipperly
[email protected] 

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Anne Klein and Supermodel and Eco-Way of life Entrepreneur Candice Swanepoel Accomplice with Customized Collaborative to Influence Girls and Our Planet

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