FASHION BRANDS THAT ARE FUNDRAISING TO SAVE UKRAINE (2022)

As it continues battling Russia, Ukraine’s citizens are paying the ultimate price. Ukrainians are forced to take refuge in shelled cities or flee their homes and country, calling for aid from the rest of the world amidst Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military aggression. Below, a running list of fashion-aligned projects dedicated to supporting Ukraine.

Balenciaga

Creative director Demna, himself hailing from a post-soviet nation, has realigned Balenciaga with its frequent partner, the World Food Programme, for donations after posting a white square with dove emoji on February 28.

Balenciaga promises to “report and relay the information around the situation in Ukraine” on its own channels shortly.

LVMH

The parent company of Louis Vuitton, Dior, and LOEWE is making a €5m donation to International Committee of the Red Cross and fundraising for more through its employees and 76 brands.

GANNI

Denmark-based GANNI is freezing all Russian relations and donated 100k Kr. to the Danish Refugee Council.

Jacquemus

Jacquemus linked to l’Agence des Nations, a French refugee-supporting organization.

MISBHV

Polish label MISBHV is fundraising for charity through its latest drop and is even offering jobs to Ukrainian refugees.

Xenia Telunts

British-Russian indie designer Xenia Telunts is holding an archive sale and raffle to raise funds for the Ukrainian Humanitarian Fund.

Nanushka

Aligned with the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta, Nanushka aims to support fleeing Ukrainians.

Eytys

Swedish label Eytys has ceased all business relationships with Russia and is donating to UN refugee agency UNHCR.

ROTATE

ROTATE Provided links to the Ukrainian Red Cross

Marine Serre

LVMH Prize winner Marine Serre is donating to Médecins Sans Frontières through a direct donation and a percentage of sales from an ongoing pop-up.

Serre and her team will also send clothes, blankets and supplies to war victims.

KNWLS

Charlotte Knowles’ KNWLS is providing links from 1 Granary that provide templates for writing to members of Parliament.

Cawley Studio

Independent label Cawley is raffling a unique vest to raise funds for the Red Cross, with over £1.5k raised thus far.

Camiel Fortgens

Dutch designer Camiel Fortgens, who produces much of his eponymous collection in Ukraine, is selling off pieces from his archive at discounted prices, with all proceeds benefitting Ukrainian charities.

Rowing Blazers

Artist Richard Haines provided a graphic for a Rowing Blazers T-shirt that’ll entirely benefit Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund.

PLEASURES

Co-founded by a Ukrainian, PLEASURES is fundraising for UNICEF by selling a unique T-shirt designed by the co-founder’s uncle, a Ukrainian graphic designer.

032c

032c partnered with Ukrainian artist Anton Belinksy for a charitable T-shirt that’ll benefit Deutsches Rotes Kreuz, the German Red Cross.

Prada

The war in Ukraine is very worrying and a source of great concern. The Prada Group’s priority is our colleagues and their families in the country. The Group is joining forces with the @milanfashionweek and providing a donation to the @unhcr_italia, the UN Refugee Agency. We continue to monitor this tragic situation and remain hopeful that a peaceful solution can be found.

Heliot Emil

All of the profits generated by Heliot Emil’s forthcoming pre-order will benefit UNICEF.

Acne Studios

As Swedish fashion label Acne Studios prepares to debut its latest seasonal collection, it announced joint donations to both UNICEF and UNHCR, the United Nations’ refugee agency.

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