Rachel Roy wears her heart on her sleeve. Born of Indian and Dutch decent and raised in California, fashion designer Rachel Roy is not only a maker of beautiful creations, she’s a maker of hope and prosperity. Leading the industry with celebrated fashion collections including induction to the CFDA, recognized in achievements in film, and personally praised on numerous “Best Dressed” lists, Rachel Roy’s charitable partnerships are the most important fibers of her empire.
“Kindness is always Fashionable” quoted from Amelia E. Barr is the expression carried on her most well known charitable partnership, FEED. Partnering with FEED CEO and Co-founder Lauren Bush Lauren, Rachel Roy designs each bag to benefit specific natural disasters and children’s organizations.
The list goes on. Her other charitable partnerships include;
Orphan Aid Africa, which help children of Ghana grow up in safe family environments. The program focuses on reform, education and development.
Macy’s Heart of Haiti assists in earthquake recovery efforts by encouraging and creating jobs for artisans of Haiti.
For her 36th birthday, Rachel partnered with Charity: Water, bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. Currently, they’ve reached their goal to provide clean water to over 750 people over 20 years.
Here’s a look at Rachel Roy in her day-to-day casual elegance:
Rachel Roy on the Red Carpet:
Philanthropy is the fabric of Rachel Roy’s life. She leads with a compassionate foot print, one that goes farther than the glamorous life you’ve seen in the public eye. She proves that beauty is more than skin deep -it comes from within. The lesson I take away from this? Let your love light shine.