Bella Hadid has joined the list of models donating earnings for this season’s Fashion Week. Inspired by her sister Gigi Hadid and Argentinian model Mica Argañaraz, the model announced on March 9 that she will be allocating Fall 2022 Fashion Week earnings to those affected by the conflict in Ukraine and Palestine. Hadid, whose father is Palestinian, has been on at least 15 runway shows this season. In one statement on InstagramHadid said her donation will go to organizations that provide refugees and medical aid.
“I wholeheartedly support them.”
Hadid said it was an “emotional and humbling experience” to watch Ukrainian friends and colleagues work through Fashion Week despite Russia’s invasion of their country. “We are rarely in control of our schedules and this week has really shown me the strength and perseverance of those around me who are going through pure terror,” she said. speak. “Hearing their stories and emotions first-hand is devastating and I support them with all my heart. I stand with everyone who has been affected by this war and the innocent people who have been forever changed since the hand of ‘power’. ”
Her words echoed those of her older sister, who pledge her donation on March 7: “Having a set Fashion Month schedule means that my colleagues and I often present new fashion collections during these traumatic and painful times in history. We don’t have much control over our work schedule, but we want to walk “for” something,” said Hadid’s sister. “Our eyes and hearts must be open to all human injustice.”
The designers are also holding their ground. Balenciaga creative director Demna Gvasalia ended her recent show with look in the colors of the Ukrainian flag and leave yellow-green t-shirts on the guest chair. Giorgio Armani paid his respects to a the program is completely silent. Christian Siriano is auction a dress also inspired by the country’s flagand the proceeds will benefit aid organizations.
Among the celebrities participating, Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher recently announced the launch of a new one Side by side with Ukraine fundraiser, which the couple started with a personal donation of $3 million. Kunis, of Ukraine, said: “While we are witnessing the bravery of Ukrainians, we are also witnessing the unimaginable burden of those who have chosen safety. At press time, the fundraiser has raised more than $20 million.