In a release from Condé Nast, it was announced that designers have teamed up with the Time’s Up campaign to auction off a selection of the black gowns and tuxedos worn during the Golden Globes.
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“At Condé Nast, we’ve always believed in the importance of swift action to support meaningful social change,” said Anna Wintour, artistic director of Condé Nast and editor-in-chief of Vogue. “Through this auction powered by eBay for Charity, and harnessing the compelling pull of both fashion and activism, we’re hopeful that the black dresses worn at this year’s historic Golden Globe Awards will raise funds for the Time’s Up initiative, and serve to support the stories and voices of those who have been victims of sexual misconduct.”
According to Vanity Fair, the auction will begin Friday, January 19 on ebay.com/timesup. Dresses worn by Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Viola Davis,Tracee Ellis Ross, Margot Robbie, Meryl Streep, and more will be up for auction.
“We’re thrilled that actors and others in the entertainment industry are leading in this extraordinary way to end the scourge of workplace sexual harassment,” said Fatima Goss Graves, C.E.O. of the National Women’s Law Center that manages the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund. “Each time they’ve stepped up they’ve inspired more attorneys to join the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund and more individuals to contribute.”