gucci unveils chime for change campaign that fights for gender equality
 

gucci unveils chime for change campaign that fights for gender equality

gucci has announced the latest chapter of its chime for change campaign, supporting six organisations across the globe to help with the fight for gender equality. the fashion house has partnered with italian artist MP5 to create the new campaign identity, which will be seen on gucci’s artwalls in london, hong kong, new york, milan and taiwan.

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based on the ‘to gather together’ theme of the campaign, MP5 creates murals in his signature bold, monochromatic style. the visuals feature silhouettes of unidentifiable human figures that are not defined by gender or any other labels.

 

 

this latest chapter will see chime for change support the following six new projects: equality now, global fund for women, ms. foundation for women, UN women, vital voices and women deliver. on a mission to tackle gender inequality the project also has support from hearst magazines, facebook, the kering foundation and the bill & melinda gates foundation.

 

gucci launched chime for change in 2013 alongside beyoncé and salma hayek in an effort to unite the voices speaking out for gender inequality globally. so far it has funded more than 425 non-profit projects, directly benefitting 570,000 girls and women across the globe.

 

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Articles inside the first issue of the CHIME Zine edited by @adameli and art directed by @mp5art, include singer songwriter @gola_official’s account of her childhood in Iran, where she cut her hair short and pretended to be a boy so she could live without the country’s enforced constrictions of females in Hijabs. The CHIME Zine will be available at the #GucciWooster Bookstore in New York, the #GucciGarden in Florence and select bookstores worldwide. Additionally, in partnership with @1granary, the zine will be distributed to universities in Belgium, Finland, France, Israel, Italy, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Discover more through link in bio. @alessandro_michele @chimeforchange #AlessandroMichele

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gucci has also published the first issue of its zine, chime, which aims to celebrate the global voices speaking out against gender inequality. chime is available to purchase online, at select bookstores, incuding the gucci wooster bookstore in new york and at the gucci garden in florence. in addition to printed materials, gucci has presented a short film by jade jackman and irregular labs, entitled the future is fluid, at the sundance film festival; a film about generation Z sharing its thoughts about the definition of gender.

 

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