Fashion for a Cause: Fashion Project Raises $7.2 Million Funding
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Fashion Project's new series of funding comes from individuals and corporations, like Burch Creative Capital, Vera Bradley CEO Robert Hall, and consignment firm Second Time Around. Fashion Project's co-founder, Anna Palmer says that this overwhelming support shows "how excited the fashion industry and all of [their] different partners" are in Fashion Project's mission. Fashion Project plans to put this newly-acquired funding to good use by improving its marketing and technology, as well as hiring more people to streamline its operations. It also plans to use the funds in a new photography studio, where the merchandise are treated to a photo shoot before being sold on the website.
Since it began in 2012, Fashion Project has become a huge success. This, and the fact that more and more companies and fashion personalities are getting involved, proves that it is definitely possible for fashion to be used as a "force for good".