Vestiaire Collective Unveils Charity Closet Sale Promoting Slow Fashion with Jessica Chastain and Elizabeth Steward
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Vestiaire Collective, the world’s leading global platform for pre-loved luxury fashion, announces its latest celebrity closet sale with Academy Award winner and producer, Jessica Chastain and her longtime stylist Elizabeth Stewart – marking a new chapter for the company in the United States.
Championing slow fashion, the foremost mission at B-Corp certified Vestiaire Collective, the sale features unique content across Vestiaire-owned channels including: interviews with Jessica Chastain and Elizabeth Stewart on Vestiaire Collective social media, editorial on the main homepage, as well as dedicated emails and curated shopping features. Items from the sale include a mix of red carpet and street-style looks from Gucci, Roksanda, Stella McCartney, Dries Van Noten, Mach & Mach, and Off-White amongst other items handpicked by Chastain and Stewart. Highlights include: a white Carolina Herrera dress worn to the premiere of The Good Nurse, a Dries van Noten velvet burgundy dress Chastain wore on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and a menswear-inspired Ralph Lauren dress worn to the Tribeca Film Festival.
To celebrate the collaboration, Chastain and Stewart co-hosted a pre-NYFW cocktail event at The Nines in New York City with Vestiaire Collective Co-founder and President, Fanny Moizant, and North America CEO, Samina Virk. Chastain and Stewart re-wore pieces from their own closets in an effort to normalize re-wearing outfits and to curb over-consumption. Both outfits are available as part of the Vestiaire Collective sale. All net proceeds from the sale of Jessica’s items will be donated to Women for Women International, an organization which supports women survivors of war and conflict by providing them with social as well as economic skills to transform their lives, families, and communities.
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“I’ve worn these pieces during significant moments in my life and I appreciate the craftsmanship that went into making them. I hope others will enjoy these pieces as much as I have,” says Chastain. “I love that Vestiaire Collective is a mission driven company transforming the fashion industry for a more sustainable future and I’m delighted that these items will find a second new life,” noted Chastain.
Stewart is lending support to the sale by providing items from her personal closet, including cocktail dresses and everyday style staples from brands including: Altuzarra, Roger Vivier and Prada. In addition to Chastain, Stewart’s clients include: Cate Blanchett, Julia Roberts, Viola Davis, and Amanda Seyfried, amongst other Hollywood stars.
“Jessica loves dressing to tell a story; it has never been about trends, but about classic elegance and Old Hollywood Glamour,” says Stewart, who has worked with Chastain for over 14 years. “I love shopping and selling with Vestiaire Collective and I’m thrilled to open my closet to other fashion lovers around the world to rewear and appreciate these pieces.”
“We started Vestiaire Collective to enable everyone to refresh their wardrobes sustainably and to discover special pieces from global tastemakers like Jessica and Elizabeth. They represent the best of what our collective stands for, incredible style as well as the belief that circularity is the future of fashion,” notes Co-Founder and President, Fanny Moizant.
Founded in Paris in 2009, Vestiaire Collective stands out by offering its global community of fashion lovers access to one-of-a-kind wardrobes from around the world, as well as maintaining official partnerships with some of the biggest names in luxury fashion including Burberry, Gucci, Chloé and more. With over 5 million items in the catalog as well as 30,000 new listings daily, Vestiaire has become the top choice for sustainable fashion.
The partnership with Chastain and Stewart is part of the company’s ambitious growth strategy in the United States, coming on the heels of a brand new US-based team led by North America CEO Samina Virk, the introduction of 0% commission* for US sellers on the platform (*processing fees will apply), a new New York City-based VIP Consignment Program, and a viral Fast Fashion Ban campaign.