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Diane von Furstenberg, Vena Cava Design Solar-Powered Bags for Charity

Posted By Diane Pham On July 11, 2010 @ 1:00 pm In Accessories and Fashion,Design,sustainable style sundays | 1 Comment

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We knew it was just a matter of time before the designers that dominate the fashion pages would jump on the eco-bandwagon. Diane von Furstenberg [1]Tommy Hilfiger [2]Rogan [3]Loomstate [4]Zero + Maria Cornejo [5]Lutz & Patmos [6]Loeffler Randall [7], and Joseph Muteti joined forces with Elle magazine [8] and Sheila Kennedy, the director of the Portable Light Project [9], to design nine solar purses that supply both light and power. A charitable endeavor, these stylish bags are currently being auctioned off on eBay [10] with proceeds to be reinvested to further Portable Light’s mission of using energy-harvesting textiles to deliver power to developing communities.

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[1] Diane von Furstenberg: http://www.ecouterre.com/19447/14-mainstream-luxury-brands-that-have-flirted-with-eco-fashion/diane-von-furstenberg/?extend=1

[2] Tommy Hilfiger: http://usa.tommy.com/

[3] Rogan: http://www.ecouterre.com/16149/loomstate-rogan-celebrate-earth-day-with-subterranean-drum-circle/

[4] Loomstate: http://www.ecouterre.com/19838/refashion-a-boxy-tee-into-loomstates-diy-oversized-armhole-tunic/

[5] Zero + Maria Cornejo: http://zeromariacornejo.com/

[6] Lutz & Patmos: http://www.lutzandpatmos.com/

[7] Loeffler Randall: http://www.loefflerrandall.com/

[8] Elle magazine: http://www.elle.com/lightproject

[9] Portable Light Project: http://www.ecouterre.com/4807/led-equipped-solar-timbuk2-bag-creates-a-flap-at-poptech/

[10] eBay: http://cgi3.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewUserPage&userid=charityauctions

[11] READ MORE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/19855/portable-light-project-elle-auction-luxe-solar-powered-designer-bags/

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