Danish design company VIPP and supermodel Helena Christensen are teaming-up for the VIPP Charity Auction to benefit Food Bank For New York City and Chernobyl Children’s Project International. Leaders in the Fashion, design, art and entertainment industries are putting their own personal spin on the classic Vipp pedal bin.
The customized creations will be sold in a silent auction benefiting the two charities on Thursday, September 18th from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M. at the Winston Wächter Fine Art Gallery, located at 530 West 25th Street.
The unique pieces are currently on display for public viewing and pre-bidding at The Conran Shop (407 East 59th St.), in NYC where they will remain through Thursday, September 18th. Starting prices range from $500 – $750
Helena Christensen has contributed three customized VIPP pedal bins to the auction.
The other notable contributors include Michael Bastian, Mario Batali, Mattia Biagi, Bono, Mario Buatta, Dale Chihuly, Helena Christensen, Eric Cohler, Francisco Costa, Colin Cowie, Camilla Diedrich, Simon Doonan, Jamie Drake, Frederic Fekkai, Ingrid Hoffman, Jenny Holzer, Jesper Just, Celerie Kemble, Jason Lee, Tomáš Gabzdil Libertiny, Jason Miller, Gretta Monahan, Anna Netrebko, Todd Oldham, Q-Tip, Leon Ransmeier, Karim Rashid, Bill Sofield, Michael Stipe, Mena Suvari, Alice Temperley, Christy Turlington, Robert Verdi, and Dominic Wilcox.