Karen Walker is the latest brand to team up with the UN’s International Trade Centre’s (ITC) Ethical Fashion Initiative. Her new eyewear campaign, dubbed Visible, Karen Walker is using her shades to highlight and celebrate Kenyan artisans. Her new Spring 20114 range, creating a series of screen-printed pouches that will accompany any eyewear purchase. Photographer Derek Henderson lensed the artisans for the new campaign.
The initiative seeks to fight poverty and promote ethical fashion through it’s motto of Not Charity, Just Work. Karen Walker has commissioned artisans in Kenya to create pouches for her new eyewear collection. The screen printed pouches will be included with every pair of glasses from the Summer 2014 collection available through over 500 global stockists.