15 New Zealand fashion designers launch campaign to fight breast cancer

Wendy Petrie in a Karen Walker T-shirt, with her daughter Addie.


Wendy Petrie in a Karen Walker T-shirt, with her daughter Addie.

Sun’s out and guns out will be what New Zealand’s top fashion designers are hoping for as a campaign to raise millions of dollars to help fight breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Cure reintroduces the “Tees for a Cure” line of t-shirts, with 15 new styles on sale.

COOP By Trelise Cooper, Federation, Hailwood, Karen Walker, Kathryn Wilson, Kiri Nathan, Kowtow, NOM * D, STORM, Taylor, Trelise Cooper, Tuesday Label, Wynn Hamlin, Yvonne Bennetti and Zambesi Limited Edition Designs All Launched to try to raise money for the charity.

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The campaign is supported by celebrities such as TVNZ’s Wendy Petrie, comedian Michele A’Court, Paralympian Rebecca Dubber and presenter Petra Bagust.

In 2001, over $ 4 million was raised as part of the campaign – and for 2021, event organizers are re-issuing Karen Walker’s chrysanthemum flower patterned shirt that turned out to be a hit there. two decades ago.

The t-shirts cost $ 59 and can be purchased at Breastcancercure.org.nz/teesforacure


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