Last-Minute Gift Ideas: Designers Against AIDS

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Black fringed and embellished party top, Fashion Against AIDS (DAA’s global collaboration with H&M that ran for five years) and black tweed wrap skirt with silver buckle by H&M. Model: Anke Mistiaen

We all know that panicky feeling of OMGI I still have to get a gift for Uncle David! or How did I forget Angela at work?! Well, you can relax! Designers Against AIDS has added hundreds of new items to their online store just in time for your last-minute holiday shopping emergencies!

“Al Capote” T-shirt (created for one of DAA’s annual fashion collections with Belgian retailer JBC, another five-year collaboration). Model: Joseph Joan

Since DAA opened its online store in October 2013, they have sold dozens of must-have fashion items, from their iconic DAA T-shirts designed by Robert Smith of The Cure, to new and vintage designer items from brands such as Marc Jacobs, Eastpak, Delvaux, H&M, Belgian fashion houses Essentiel Antwerp and JBC, Prada, Balenciaga, Hermès, Rick Owens, Marni and many more. In our Holiday Gift Guide [A&U, Nov. 2017] we featured DAA’s beautiful and useful tote bags made of meticulously hand-embroidered Hmong fabrics by Antwerp designers. Their newly added in-store selections include the fashions featured in these photos by Belgian fashion photographer Guy Kokken.

As always, the DAA store is able to donate 100 percent of all sales proceeds to AIDS charities because every single item in their online store has been donated by supporters of DAA’s work. Your purchase of gifts from DAA helps to fund their fight against that complacency and for the acceptance of and equal rights for HIV-positive people everywhere.

Looking good and doing good have rarely come together in such spectacular fashion as at the DAA store. Your friends—and your community!—will remember your generosity for years to come!

—Reporting by Hank Trout

 


Credits: Photos courtesy of Guy Kokken; Creative direction by Ninette Murk; styling:
Ingrid Martens


Go check out the new DAA store for clothes, accessories and more at http://designersagainstaids.tictail.com/. You can also check them out at their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/designersforcharity/.