DKNY Designer Gives Philanthropy a Fashionable Twist


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DKNY designer Donna Karan dishes all about consumerism. After the earthquake that devastated Haiti, Karan wanted to give back to the Haiti community, but in style.

In collaboration with American Express, Karan decides to sell handcrafted horn bracelets from the country, which is only available on Twitter. The proceeds will go to the earthquake-ravaged Haiti citizens in need.


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