Homed by a Creative Community

By Olivia Newby

Have we ever asked you where you read our articles? Is it from the comfort of a home or in a cafe whilst indulging in a steaming coffee? On a smartphone or tablet with a glass of wine in the evening after work? For a demographic of people who are unable to read .Cent’s articles due to individual circumstances of not having access to a home or the internet. This article here will help give this demographic of people an opportunity of support. with .Cent’s readers support. Find out more Homed by a Creative Community here.

Portraits shot by British fashion photographer Alex Brammal, styled by Natalie Wansborough-Jones and Camilla Ridgers, and videography by Pietro Birindelli.

Crisis is the UK national charity for people experiencing homelessness. The charity offers year-round education, employment, housing, and well-being services from centres all over the United Kingdom.

Celebrating this year with Crisis’s ‘Creative Community’ with the new launch of print-on-demand t-shirts designed and worn by the best British talent. Partnering with British designers to launch the Crisis ‘Community’ t-shirt collection to highlight its important work. As well as raising funds to support people on their journey out of homelessness. 

Lola Young in Preen by Thornton Bregazzi ‘Creative Community’ collection

As part of the new ‘Creative Community’ collection with Crisis. The charity has partnered with some of the UK’s most celebrated British designers. Artists include Eudon Choi, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, Olivia Morris at Home, and The Re-Pete Project.

For the collection, Crisis asked the designers to create unique designs reflecting what community means to them.

Selecting the most exciting new talent in the UK, including Brit Rising star 2022 Singer/songwriter Lola Young, non-binary multi-disciplinary artist, Shiva Raichandani, and British singer/songwriter Poppy Ajudha. As well as a model and positive body image advocate Nyome Nicholas-Williams helps tell this extraordinary story.

From each collection, each artist has designed their own graphic for the t-shirt branded with the word ‘community’. Each t-shirt design consists of a style that best reflects the artist’s personality. 

Nyome Williams in Olivia Morris at Home ‘Creative Community’ collection 

Purchasing one of the specially designed t-shirts from Shop from Crisis will help end homelessness in the United Kingdom. When purchasing any items from Shop from Crisis, 100% of the profit goes towards supporting people who are experiencing homelessness. 

Ensuring that the pre-loved clothes are ready for a new home, all donated stock is carefully curated by an expert team doing shopping from Crisis fun, stylish, and sustainable. 

The launch of the t-shirt ‘creative community’ from Shop from Cris on the 10th of November 2022.

 Shiva Raichandani in Crisis x The Re-pete Project ‘Creative Community’ collection 

.Cent is a creative space to share, appreciate, and admire the works of creatives across different pursuits. From small businesses to young designers sharing love and joy in art and design is of huge value at .Cent. At a time no more important than any other, it is so crucial for those who may not be as fortunate.

Poppy Ajudha in Crisis x Eudon Choi ‘Creative Community’ collection 

In an extraordinarily creative way, Crisis is stepping into new directions to support people without homes. The ‘Creative Collection’ is a fun, creative, and pleasing way to raise money for those who need support by celebrating talent and creativity. With the support of . Cent unified with the same values of creativity by Crisis can all contribute to an amazing cause.

To purchase or to find out more information on the ‘Creative Collection’ t-shirts, please visit shopfromcrisis.org.uk here.

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