Laura Whitmore Endorses Caroline Flack Tribute Dress Which Will See Proceeds Donated To Charity
28 February 2020, 17:04
Laura Whitmore has encouraged fans to purchase a limited edition Caroline Flack tribute dress, costing £250, which will go to a mental health charity.
The Irish presenter shared the dress and designer, Hasan Hejazi, on her Instagram story, encouraging fans to purchase the dress as proceeds will be donated to mental health charity, Mind.
Costing £250, the dress is limited edition and promises approximately £100 per item will be passed on to the charity, who 'provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem’.
The website reads: "This piece is a tribute to Caroline Flack who originally wore this dress in orange to the National Television Awards in 2019."
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THE “CAROLINE” DRESS 💗 Please share My tribute to #CarolineFlack, The “Caroline” dress is now available exclusively from my website for a short time only, link in bio. I will be donating all profits (approximately £100 per dress) to @mindcharity , a charity close to my heart who provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing mental health issues . Caroline originally wore this dress in orange to the National Television awards in 2019 and it has become one of her most memorable looks. Thanks to @simplysimonc and @styledbynana for giving me your blessing to do this and for helping me choose the perfect colour. Pink was a favourite for Caroline especially for her fashion choices, it symbolises love, compassion, playfulness and most importantly kindness. . “In a world where we can be anything, #BEKIND - Caroline Flack 💗
It continues: "Due to it's popularity we have released this new colour in pink for Caroline and to raise money for the Mind charity.
"Pink is a colour that symbolises love, compassion, playfulness and most importantly kindness.
"'In a world where you can be anything, be kind.' - Caroline Flack, 2019.”
This isn’t the first brand that has been working on tribute pieces to the late TV host as her good friend and reality star, Keith Lemon, also designed a ‘Be Kind’ t-shirt.
The line raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for Samaritans - a charity aimed at 'providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide’.
Caroline was found dead at her home in London on February 15.
The ITV2 dating show dedicated their final episode, this series, to the 40-year-old, with Laura remembering her in a heartfelt speech.