Support Fashion and Fight Aids via @DaretoWearLove

Dare to Wear Love celebrates the work of Canada’s fashion community and performing artists. It also raises funds and awareness for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which puts money into grassroots organizations in Africa to fight the AIDS pandemic.

Over the past weeks, I’ve been raising money for the Dare to Wear Challenge by embracing my Canadian style and wearing Canadian. The Challenge ends tomorrow and I’m SO close to my $500 goal. If you’d like to donate, you can do it via this link.

UPDATE: March 7th: Thanks to the generosity of all my contributors, I exceeded my goal! My appreciation to everyone who donated. xox

Scarf by designer OHMJAM

The highlight of this fundraiser is the Dare to Wear Love Gala which takes place March 22, 2013. Event founders Chris Tyrell and Jim Searle of Toronto-based Hoax Couture have invited 25 top Canadian fashion designers to create a one-of-a-kind ensemble from six yards of African fabric. These designs are modelled at the gala by supermodels, dancers, musicians, and other celebrities, as well as winners of the Dare to Wear Love Challenge.

Tickets sell out quickly, so get yours now!

Please learn more about Dare to Wear Love and give what you can.

Below are just a few pictures of what make me Canadian, and why I feel proud to support this incredible cause.

Shovel by Canadian Tire

Snow made in Canada, shovel by Canadian Tire

Screen shot 2013-03-06 at 10.11.09 AM

Hat by Nobis, boots by La Canadienne

Screen shot 2013-03-06 at 10.10.46 AM

Boots by La Canadienne

Lipbutter balm by Kona Kare Inc.

Lipbutter balm by Kona Kare Inc.

Beadhead and my Canadian passport

Bedhead and passport – uniquely Canadian



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13 responses to “Support Fashion and Fight Aids via @DaretoWearLove

  1. You are fantastic Eden, supporting that cause is a very wonderful thing.


  2. You’re a great lady, Eden, a shining example for us.


  3. Such a fun post, e :-). Love the thrust of the event, sharing the experience, battling against odds, helping through creativity…and all the photos scream with wonderful Canadian chic.


  4. @JasonDarrick

    La Canadienne just became one of my favourite designers. Those boots are hot!

    Just saw that you met your goal, congratulations!


  5. Congratulations on reaching your goal!


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