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Daily buzz: Angelina Jolie creates a charitable jewellery line

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Daily buzz: Angelina Jolie creates a charitable jewellery line

A necklace from The Style of Jolie. Image courtesy of Robert Procop Exceptional Jewels.

By Caley Skinner

Raising six children isn't stopping Angelina Jolie from continuing to do amazing charity work. Her latest venture is a line of jewellery called The Style of Jolie, the proceeds from which will fund Jolie's girls-only school, which is just outside of Kabul, Afghanistan. The school is located in an area with a high refugee population; it will house 200-300 young girls. Education Partnerships for Children of Conflicts is Jolie's charity, and it will use 100% of the profits from The Style of Jolie for the primary school. Jeweler Robert Procop, who helped Brad Pitt to design his A-list lady's engagement ring, partnered with Jolie to create the jewellery line, which will be sold exclusively at Tivol, a Kansas City-based retailer. Jolie to E! News: "Beyond enjoying the artistic satisfaction of designing these jewels, we are inspired by knowing our work is also serving the mutual goal of providing for children in need." Procop added that it was "an honour to have the opportunity to be part of creating this line with Angie, as we both believe every child has right to an education." [ Huffington Post] [ Reuters] More daily fashion news: Zara is being accused of using sweat shops [ Vogue UK] Nicola Formichetti named the new creative director at Diesel [ Fashionologie] Nicola Formichetti has left Mugler [ ELLECanada.com]
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