NOVEMBER 2013 – CHARLES & KEITH shows their support to United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNWOMEN) this holiday season with the launch of the Limited-Edition canvas tote featuring the hand painted design by a UNWOMEN volunteer.

The artwork depicts women of different cultural and ethnicities coming together and sharing values such as Faith, Perseverance, Love, Friends, Hope, Family, Courage and Equality – the qualities of the independent woman. Set against of myriad of beautiful colours, the artwork was designed and painted by Ruth Marbun, an Indonesian artist and volunteer with the UNWOMEN.

Printed on raw natural cotton bags and produced in limited quantity, these bags will go on sale on 27 November 2013 to coincide with the holiday season and will only be available exclusively at CHARLES & KEITH retail stores in Singapore and CHARLESKEITH.COM while stocks last. Retailing at SGD 20, partial proceeds will go to UNWOMEN Singapore which work towards women’s empowerment and gender equality in developing countries.

Through a wide range of fundraising activities, membership drives and public education programs and events, UNWOMEN support programs that provide women and children with access to education, healthcare, economic independence and a life free of violence and abuse.