The Uniform Project

So I was reading up on current events i.e. really just checking on to see if anything caught my eye — and something did!

So basically there’s this really cool girl — name: Sheena Matheiken — and she had this really cool idea.

Idea: wear one dress for all 365 days of the year.

She reinvented the TRUE luxury of owning a LBD (little black dress). While this may seem to be a fun project to cut down on shopping costs and reinforce the wonderful idea of renewable clothing; she also did this project in conjunction with a fund raiser to raise money for The Akanksha Foundation. The Akanksha Foundation is a non-profit  located in Mumbai, India. The foundation recognized that the Indian government spends on average $360 on every ONE child that attends school. So Sheena made her project public throughout the course of a year and was able to raise $94,698.00 which means that she was able to send 263 slum children to school for 1 year!

I can honestly not say it better than Sheena herself. Watch her video. She’s cool. I think we should be friends. I think I should have that dress.

So, if you want to know more about this project, you can check out the interview (the site where I found her), check out her facebook fan page, or the logical place to go The Uniform Project website.

Peace and Love Throughout the World

One thought on “The Uniform Project

  1. Just want to say what a great blog you got here!
    I’ve been around for quite a lot of time, but finally decided to show my appreciation of your work!

    Thumbs up, and keep it going!


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