Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Alloro offers line for women recovering from breast cancer
Alloro offers line for women recovering from breast cancer
21
Mar '13
A unique fashion collection designed specifically for women who have experienced breast cancer is being launched by the Alloro Collection.  Alloro's designs address the changes in bodily contour, comfort and appearance that occur during breast cancer treatment – all without sacrificing style.

The Alloro Collection is the brainchild of Laurel Kamen of Washington, D.C., who in 2011 underwent a double mastectomy. While preparing for surgery, she discovered that sophisticated clothing was not available to women recovering from breast cancer treatment.  Joined by her friend and Alloro co-founder, Christine Irvin, of Stamford, Conn., the two were determined to correct this fashion omission, and the Alloro Collection was born.

"Cancer drains the color out of women's lives," Kamen said, "and we want to put color back into women's lives with this collection." 

Beyond the punishing physical ordeal experienced by women with breast cancer, the journey back can also be challenging psychologically and financially. Said Irvin, "We always envisioned Alloro as a way to raise money for breast cancer prevention and research and plan to donate 25 percent of profits to those related organizations."

The first organization slated to receive the Alloro partnership donation is the Prevent Cancer Foundation.  Its mission is saving lives through cancer prevention and early detection through research, education, advocacy and community outreach.

"We were very impressed with the breast cancer prevention and research programs that the Prevent Cancer Foundation offered, as well as the community outreach programs developed and supported by   the organization, such as the Mammovan," said Laurel Kamen , referring to the mobile mammography unit, which provides free screenings to women in greater Washington area community centers, clinics and churches.

"The Prevent Cancer Foundation is proud to partner with Alloro," said President and Founder, Carolyn Aldige . "Breast cancer is a cruel disease; it affects millions of women worldwide who must face physical, psychological and financial challenges related to breast cancer and its treatments.  We are pleased to team up with Alloro in this effort."

Alloro Collection


Must ReadView All

Pakistan govt notifies 50% duty drawback on exports

Textiles | On 21st Oct 2017

Pakistan govt notifies 50% duty drawback on exports

The Pakistan government has notified the ‘Duty Drawback of Taxes...

Ghana sets up task force to clamp down on textile piracy

Textiles | On 21st Oct 2017

Ghana sets up task force to clamp down on textile piracy

Ghana’s ministry of trade and industry has set up a taskforce to...

Courtesy: Coach

Fashion | On 21st Oct 2017

US company Coach to change name to Tapestry from Oct 31

Coach Inc., a New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and...

Interviews View All

Luke Otten
Wigwam Mills Inc

Wigwam aims to recycle discarded yarn that doesn’t make it through the...

Shiladitya K Joshi
Truetzschler India Private Limited

India ITME provides a platform to interact with our stakeholders

Karan Suratwala
Key Textile Accessories Private Limited

Chinese imports are destroying the supply chain

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Vikas Banduke

Softech Controls Private Limited (SCPL) is a part of the Cotmac Group, an...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

October 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
77.1%
No
12.9%
Skip
10.0%

Total Votes: 70

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.4%
No
28.6%
Skip
10.0%

Total Votes: 70

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
85.7%
No
10.0%
Skip
4.3%

Total Votes: 70

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
75.7%
No
11.4%
Skip
12.9%

Total Votes: 70


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search