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Nelson Mandela, Fashion Designer

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Taking a cue from Bono's charity-minded Edun brand, Nelson Mandela has started his own label. "Fittingly dubbed the 46664 Apparel line, it's named after Mandela's inmate number at Robben Island Prison where he spent 27 years in prison for fighting white rule. Profits from the project will help sustain the Nelson Mandela Foundation's charitable gifts, while boosting South Africa's troubled textile and clothing industry." Pieces will start from $26 for a T-shirt, and with the line launching in August. a full look book of the African-inspired bold looks should hit soon. [TIME]