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Fashion and Philanthropy

Kenneth Cole

In today’s fashion industry, there are few names as well-known as Kenneth Cole. The New York based designer has been a household designing shoes, clothing, and accessories under several different brand names. Cole’s interests and passions run far beyond the world of fashion and his list of philanthropic causes in which he is involved is as impressive as his career. Cole’s book, This is a Kenneth Cole Production, celebrates his career in fashion while at the same time supporting his charitable work with all proceeds going to support amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research.

22:52 | 2013

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About Kenneth Cole

Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. is an American fashion house founded in 1982 by Kenneth Cole. Kenneth Cole designs men’s and women’s footwear, men’s and women’s clothing, and accessories under the following lines: Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, and Unlisted. The company now operates over 90 retail and outlet stores worldwide, catalogs and websites.

During his career, Kenneth Cole has used his considerable business influence to shine light on numerous issues from HIV/AIDS awareness and global disaster relief efforts to the protection of civil liberties and freedom of expression. With the launch of AWEARNESS, The Kenneth Cole Foundation in 2008, Cole has worked with numerous celebrity partners on a variety of issues including Robert Redford on free speech, Lauren Bush Lauren on the eradication of global hunger and Bill Clinton, Elton John and Magic Johnson on the eradication of HIV/AIDS.

Visit his website https://www.kennethcole.com/