Planned Parenthood
by Stephen Garner

Planned ParenthoodThe Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) is continuing its collaboration with Planned Parenthood Federation of America and American fashion designers to raise awareness and funds for the critical health care that Planned Parenthood health centers provide.

This New York Fashion Week: Men’s, the CFDA and Planned Parenthood once again celebrate the Fashion Stands with Planned Parenthood initiative with a special pin. The campaign first launched during NYFW: Women’s last February.

The pin, created by The Creative Group, Condé Nast, serves as a call to action and a way to highlight the support that members of the CFDA have for Planned Parenthood’s patients. Each pin will be accompanied with an information card that outlines Planned Parenthood’s services and actions they can take to get involved and stand with Planned Parenthood.

Todd Snyder, Gustav Von Aschenbach, N-p-Elliott, Nick Graham, Parke & Ronen, Carlos Campos, DYNE, Death to Tennis, Kenneth Ning, Deveaux, Matiere, Willy Chavarria, Palmiers du Mal, and SANCHEZ-KANE are among the NYFW: Men’s labels that pledged their support to the initiative.

“The fashion industry has a powerful voice and we will continue to speak up for organizations like Planned Parenthood that need our help now more than ever,” said Steven Kolb, president and CEO of the CFDA. “New York Fashion Week: Men’s is a good time to remind people of the services Planned Parenthood provides for men, including STI testing and treatment and sex education and information.”

Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, added, “We are so grateful to the CFDA for standing with Planned Parenthood by using their creativity to resist and bring attention to the vital health care we provide to millions of people across the country. This support is incredibly important right now as the Senate still seeks to jam through a vote on Trumpcare, which would strip health care from millions.”

“Blocking access to care at Planned Parenthood would be a health care disaster, and Americans strongly oppose these efforts,” she added. “Planned Parenthood’s millions of supporters— including many artists and designers— are mobilizing to protect access to reproductive health and rights for everyone.”

Participants of NYFW: Men’s including models, attending media, retailers and influencers, are encouraged to take a picture wearing the pin, and share it with their followers using the hashtag #IStandwithPP.