Wyclef Jean x Timberland Earthkeepers – Yéle Haiti Product Collaboration Line

By - October 2nd, 2009

Wyclef Jean x Timberland Earthkeepers   Yéle Haiti Product Collaboration Line

Just moments ago, Grammy Award-winning musician http://wyclef.com” target=”_blank”>Wyclef Jean announced a new partnership with footwear maker http://timberland.com” target=”_blank”>Timberland at a private concert here in New York City. The event, opened by an interview with urban environmentalist Majora Carter, founder of http://ssbx.org” target=”_blank”>Sustainable South Bronx, highlighted the need for preserving and protecting the environment in all different settings. The event also introduced the Y ©le Haiti Product Collaboration for http://earthkeepers.timberland.com/” target=”_blank”>Timberland Earthkeepers label, a 16-boot footwear collection devised by Timberland and Wyclef Jean. For every footwear within the collaboration sold, a contribution of $2 will be going to http://yele.org” target=”_blank”>Y ©le Haiti Foundation, a grassroots movement founded by Wyclef Jean, to support reforestation in his home country Haiti. All models within the collection were designed to be eco-conscious, constructed with only recycled and organic materials. In addition, a special “Tree” t-shirts, designed by Haitian art students from the FOSAJ Art School, will be sold at Timberland retail stores worldwide and its online store. Similar to the footwear, for each tee sold, $1 will go to the Y ©le Haiti Foundation to support reforestation and art programs in Haiti.

In helping raise awareness, Wyclef Jean will participate numerous in-store appearances, concerts and promotional events from now till 2010. This include Timberland”s Earthkeepers Network “Dig It” tree planting event this weekend at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, as well as an appearance at Philadelphia’s Sneaker Villa on November 4th, Timberland’s New York City flagship store on November 19th and Atlanta’s Underground Station on December 3rd. The Wyclef Jean x Timberland Earthkeepers – Y ©le Haiti Product Collaboration will be available at Timberland retail outlets across the globe and its Internet storefront starting late November.

Release Date:
Late November 2009

http://timberland.com” target=”_blank”>> Timberland
http://earthkeepers.timberland.com/” target=”_blank”>> Timberland Earthkeepers

http://wyclef.com” target=”_blank”>> Wyclef Jean
http://yele.org” target=”_blank”>> Y ©le Haiti Foundation

Wyclef Jean x Timberland Earthkeepers   Yéle Haiti Product Collaboration Line

Wyclef Jean x Timberland Earthkeepers   Yéle Haiti Product Collaboration Line

Wyclef Jean x Timberland Earthkeepers   Yéle Haiti Product Collaboration Line

2 comments
Nems
Nems

WOW! These are hot! Love the cut lines and subtle colors! They should do a design approach like this to one of my favorites... the Field Boot!

wilda gustave
wilda gustave

I have to say thank you and everybody you're working with for helping people in need, I was at the Timberland Earth Keepers show on 10/01/09 great show. I really love the boots you were wearing and I will be purchasing it for my boyfriend it will look good on him as well, and Im supporting my country. Thank you so much ones more.