Toms Shoes has teamed up with the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project on a limited-edition shoe, available on the shoe brand’s Website starting yesterday.
Co-designed by actress Charlize Theron, the unisex shoe is made from vegan materials and was inspired by the baobab tree, whose silhouette is embroidered on blue and orange canvas. A portion of the proceeds from each pair will go directly to the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, which provides education about the need to provide sustainable health, education and recreational resources to remote areas with high rates of HIV/AIDS.
“I’m thrilled to have Toms Shoes as a partner,” said Theron in a statement. “We are so grateful for their generous donation of shoes to the students that we work with. They are passionate about the kids and have been incredibly supportive of the work of the Africa Outreach Project. It’s exciting that we’re able to come together in such a cool and creative way to bring attention to the needs of many South African youth.”
The limited-edition shoes are available for $54 and are sold exclusively on Tomsshoes.com.