If there's something I love seeing, it's a designer's interpretation of children's clothing! When they can take their unique perspectives and create kids' pieces that reflect their aesthetic while still maintaining a whimsy, childlike feel, it's a home run in my book. And that's just what EDUN achieved with its recent J. Crew collaboration...a home run!
Their 7 piece mini collection was produced primarily in Kenya and evokes a cool tribal vibe. Each piece is cute enough to pick up on their own, but the fact that the collection is attached to J. J Crew's Garments for Good philanthropic initiative is even more of a reason to shop it. It will benefit the My Own Two Hands Foundation and 50% of the retail price of the items will be used to benefit St. Ann's Orphanage in Kenya.
How to Celebrate Adoptive Parents
I recently learned that a friend who had been patiently awaiting a child became a parent practically overnight. When I heard about this loving couple bringing home their first baby, it really got me thinking about how to celebrate adoptive parents. We have experience with ...read more
Spiked Apple Cider Pops
September in the South is, in my opinion, still summer. The eighties and nineties always prevail and make the traditional fall flavors that I crave so much slightly out of reach. As much as I want to relax and sip on some hot cider, at the moment, I still need something iced. ...read more
Japan Adventure Park Hyatt Hotel Niseko
Are you ready for an international ski adventure with your family? This new opened in January 2020, right before the big shutdown. The Park Hyatt hotel is located 2 hours northeast of the New Chitose airport in the northern island of Hokkaido. We arrived via flight from Tokyo to ...read more
EDUN's co-founder, Bono, had this to say about the collab..."To be in the J.Crew stores is a real thrill for us. It's also very exciting to see the resurgence of the apparel industry on the continent of Africa, where a sophisticated fashion industry is burgeoning once again. If more international companies of the scale of J Crew follow suit, more highly skilled jobs will be provided where they are desperately needed. EDUN is privileged to work with J Crew and Mickey Drexler on this collaboration."
The African people's influence is evident in these beautiful designs and I'm excited to see what J. Crew's Garments for Good program throws at us next! For now, I'm pretty sure my lil' lady bean needs those drawstring pants! Could they BE any cooler? Methinks not! Yeah, I just channeled Chandler Bing. It's been a while since I busted him out. Haha!
Momtrends was not paid for this post. This post may contain affiliate links. By clicking and shopping, you help support Momtrends and allow us to keep reporting on trends.