dolls for UNICEF by famous artists and designers for the children of darfur
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dec 01, 2012
dolls for UNICEF by famous artists and designers for the children of darfur


doll designed for UNICEF by mathieu lehanneur
photo © eric bottero
image courtesy UNICEF

 

since 2003 UNICEF has been hosting ‘frimousses de créateurs‘  – an annual humanitarian initiative where renowned fashion houses, jewelers,
artists and designers re-appropriate their talents for darfur’s children. the likes of fashion and design heavyweights such as chanel, christian dior,
louis vuitton, chantal thomass, bouroullec brothers and jean paul gaultier are exhibiting their creations, accompanied by tailored staging valeria attinelli
and some custom-made sound surroundings by arnaud clemente-jacques et olivier perrot.

 

this year’s 10th anniversary theme is entitled ‘yes futur’ where the range of ‘artwork’ dolls explore the concept of future, dreams and a promising outlook –
each piece being shown at the petit palais until the 2nd december, 2012 followed by an auction of the works on december 3rd, 2012.
through the 10 years of operation, the ‘frimousses de créateurs’ project has enabled UNICEF to raise €1,527,480 in order to pay for large-scale
child vaccination services. within the decade, more than 250 creators have designed 771 dolls.

 

 


doll by chantal thomass
photo © eric bottero
image courtesy UNICEF

 

 

 


doll by chanel
photo © eric bottero

image courtesy UNICEF

 

 


doll by christian dior
photo © eric bottero

image courtesy UNICEF

 

 


doll by missoni
photo © eric bottero

image courtesy UNICEF

 

 


doll by armani
photo © eric bottero

image courtesy UNICEF

 

 


doll by dolce and gabbana
photo © eric bottero

image courtesy UNICEF

 

 


doll by prada
photo © eric bottero

image courtesy UNICEF

 

 



doll by issey miyake
photo © eric bottero

image courtesy UNICEF

 

 


doll by gucci
photo © eric bottero

image courtesy UNICEF

 

 


doll by ronan and erwan bouroullec
photo © eric bottero

image courtesy UNICEF

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