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Drawing your DRESSember – as we go

I told you here about my dressember project, and now  I can tell: it is working!!! I have already received 31 donations (to an amount of $805!) and many more dresses. So I cannot accept, unfortunately, more dresses to be drawn, but of course Read more…

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Drawing your DRESSember – Send me your photo!

If you also like fashion but think taking it too seriously leads to a frivolity you don’t like, if you prefer to take the fun part of fashion and put it to serve something serious: Then you probably already know Dressember. If you don’t know it yet, you are going to love it. Read on.

I first knew about Dressember some 4 weeks ago while watching one of Sunny Lenarduzzi’s videos. And I could not believe I had not heard of it before: such a good idea for such a noble cause. And involving wearing dresses. I listened to the inspiring story of founder Blythe Hill at her TEDx Talk and I made a decision: I would participate. Not only wearing a dress every day of December (wish me luck on my skiing days), but sketching one and posting it to my Instagram and Facebook pages. To raise awareness and funds to fight against exploitation and trafficking of women.

This is my plan:

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Kiladeda – Let’s build a REAL farm!

This time I come with a different type of illustration. These are some drawings I made for a project of the association Freunde von Amani Deutschland (of which I am a co-founder since my husband visited the children’s home Amani in Moshi, Tanzania, that we support). Read more…