Anne Hathaway, Fergie and Other Celebrities wearing Popular Ciara Elend DNC/RNC T-Shirts to benefit Special Edition Election 2008 Couture Tees by Ciara Elend to benefit The Creative Coalition’s Arts Advocacy Programs were a hit with Hollywood at the DNC.
BigNews.Biz - Sep 03,2008 - Hollywood wore it on their sleeves....not their hearts, but their art. The Creative Coalition's delegation to the Democratic Convention wore Special Edition Election 2008 Couture Tees by Ciara Elend to benefit The Creative Coalition’s Arts Advocacy Programs.
Participants in The Creative Coalition's delegation included Anne Hathaway, Susan Sarandon, Spike Lee, Josh Lucas, Zooey Deschanel, Rachael Leigh Cook, Pras Michel, Ellen Burstyn, Tim Daly, Kerry Washington and other notable individuals who represented the entertainment industry during the historic proceedings. The shirt was also seen on Fergie during the special performance by the Black Eyed Peas hosted by The Creative Coalition at the DNC in Denver on August 27, 2008.
Ciara Elend’s “Made in America” unique designs were on display at a series of events hosted by The Creative Coalition at the 2008 Democratic Convention and are currently on display at the Republican National Convention. The Special Edition couture tees are available to the public with a portion of the proceeds being donated to The Creative Coalition, the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Visit www.ciaraelend.com to purchase the Election 2008 Couture Tee Collection.
The Creative Coalition continues its tradition of supporting the election process by recognizing the hard work and dedication of both parties and brought a delegation of entertainment industry leaders to both the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention. The Election 2008 Couture collection, specifically designed for The Creative Coalition and their delegates, will be worn by the entertainment industry throughout the election season.
“This election is all about choice, change and empowerment,” said Robin Bronk, Executive Director of The Creative Coalition. “People need to get out and vote. By partnering with Ciara Elend and creating this Special Edition Collection we are able to leverage the impact of the entertainment industry to get this critical message out to the public—Get out and Vote!”
“With one of the most influential presidential elections of recent history approaching, The Creative Coalition is delighted to partner with Ciara Elend to further the involvement of entertainment leaders at both upcoming conventions. This collaboration blurs party lines and allows us to heighten the awareness and importance of citizen action,” continued Bronk.
A long time visual artist, designer Ciara Elend has supported the arts and artist communities since the inception of her collection and is committed to helping The Creative Coalition raise funds to further their efforts to support arts advocacy. Her American made graphic tees fuse unique modern graphics with old-school block printing to produce a distinct vintage style print. The Special Edition Election 2008 Couture Tees offers four designs for men and women inspired by vintage election posters and patriotic buttons.
Her inspiration for the Special Edition designs initially came from the overwhelming attention to this historical election by the artist community. “I was fascinated by the support artists across the nation were lending to this election for both parties,” Elend said. “After I came up with my initial concept, I realized the ideal