Vivienne Westwood’s new ethical project with YOOXYGEN.

After the spring launch season, Vivienne Westwood has presented at Pitti Immagine a complete collection of handbags and accessories for her Ethical Fashion Africa Project.

Icon Westwood Yasmine bag, key rings, weekenders, clutch and a range of men’s designs made with new materials such as recycled electrical wiring, recycled aluminium and plastic bags, are exclusively realized for YOOXYGEN, www.yoox.com ’s eco-friendly initiative.

“Hand made with love” collection, has been produced in Nairobi, supporting the work of over 7.000 women in marginalized African communities. The aim of Vivienne Westwood project in collaboration with the International Trade Centre (ITC) – a joint body of the United Nation and the World Trade Organization – is to help women to build their skills and expand production which, in turn, helps to generate more work for the entire community. This is not charity, this is work!