Global apparel retailer
UNIQLO today announces the global launch of four new designs for PEACE FOR ALL,
the charity T-shirt project from UT (UNIQLO T-shirt). This latest collection features
special graphics from collaborators with a close connection to UNIQLO such as Peanuts
as well as a design with an original photo taken by the world-renowned film
director Wim Wenders.
As with earlier
collections, UNIQLO parent company Fast
Retailing will continue to donate 100% of profits from the sale of the T-shirts
(equivalent to 20% of the selling price) to three international aid
organizations - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Save the Children, and Plan
International - who provide assistance to people impacted by poverty,
discrimination, violence and conflict.
first introduced the PEACE FOR ALL project on June 17, 2022, with the concept
that a T-shirt can help make the world a better place. As of September, a total
of more than 484,000 T-shirts have been sold, raising more than US $1M
(calculation period through August 31).
So far, 20 collaborators who
support the project’s aim of “praying sincerely for world peace and taking
action” have volunteered their time and effort to create one-of-a-kind, original
five new UTs will be available for purchase from Friday, December 16th.
Overview of the
New PEACE FOR ALL Designs
December 16th, 2022
(Sizes 2XL -3XL available only in Online Store)
stores and online
(Per DTI Permit No FTEB-145421 Series
WIM WENDERS (Film
never saw more horizon in my life than on that day in the West-Australian
desert. And at the very end of that road, I was sure, behind the horizon, we
could only find a peaceful future.
Wim Wenders is one of the most acclaimed film directors of
our time, who won the Palm D’Or for PARIS, TEXAS, and more than 20
awards worldwide for WINGS OF DESIRE. His documentaries have received
three Oscar nominations, and he was lately honored with the Praemium
Imperiale. His photographs have been exhibited in museums all over the world.
© Keith Haring
Foundation. Licensed by Artestar, New York.
The late Keith Haring created this artwork as a sign
of global peace. It was meant to signify people all over the world coming
together to stand for peace on earth.
A key figure in New York’s East Village scene toward the end
of the 1970s and 80s, the American artist Keith Haring’s artwork populated not
only art galleries, but also the city’s subways, streets, and sidewalks. His
work often combined an iconographic vocabulary, including hearts, flying
saucers, winged figures, and a crawling “radiant baby,” with abstract marks and
The group of friends who inhabit the world of
Peanuts display a wide range of personalities: bold, nervous, romantic,
curious, thoughtful, and adventurous. What unites them is their friendships and
sense of community. For decades, the characters have resonated with fans for
displaying all the elements of humanity. This design captures both the love the
characters have for one another and the love that Peanuts inspires around the
Charles M. Schulz, the creator of the comic strip Peanuts,
drew 17,897 strips over the course of half a century from 1950 (the year of the
comic’s initial syndication in seven US newspapers) to his death in 2000.
© LISA LARSON
Born in 1931 in Härlunda in the province of Småland in the
south of Sweden. In 1954, she began working for Gustavsberg porcelain. Later,
as the company’s star designer, she became a mainstay of the golden age of
Swedish ceramics. In 1980, Larson left the company to work as a freelance
designer. In 1992, she co-founded Keramikstudion Gustavsberg. Full of life,
Lisa continues to make new designs for production, and unique (one-off) ceramic
believes that T-shirts have the power to express the ideas of the wearer, as
well as elicit empathy and spread messages broadly. To help create a
peaceful future, UNIQLO actively engages with individuals who support the PEACE
FOR ALL project and dedicates space in its stores around the world to remind
customers of all the people who need assistance. Anyone can join the call for
peace by wearing their favorite PEACE FOR ALL UT, and UNIQLO looks forward to a
successful continuation of the project.
About UNIQLO LifeWear
that comes from the Japanese values of simplicity, quality and longevity.
Designed to be of the time and for the time, LifeWear is made with such modern
elegance that it becomes the building blocks of each individual’s style. A
perfect shirt that is always being made more perfect. The simplest design
hiding the most thoughtful and modern details. The best in fit and fabric made
to be affordable and accessible to all. LifeWear is clothing that is constantly
being innovated, bringing more warmth, more lightness, better design, and
better comfort to people’s lives.
About UNIQLO and Fast Retailing
UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading
Japanese retail holding company with global headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.
UNIQLO is the largest of eight brands in the Fast Retailing Group, the others
being GU, Theory, PLST (Plus T), Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam, J
Brand and Helmut Lang. With global sales of approximately 2.3 trillion yen for
the 2022 fiscal year ending August 31, 2022 (US $16.6 billion, calculated in
yen using the end of August 2022 rate of $1 = 138.7 yen), Fast Retailing is one
of the world’s largest apparel retail companies, and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading
UNIQLO continues to open large-scale stores in some of
the world's most important cities and locations, as part of its ongoing efforts
to solidify its status as a global brand. Today the company has a total of more
than 2,400 stores across the world, including Japan, Asia, Europe and North
America. In 2010, UNIQLO established a social business in Bangladesh together
with Grameen Bank, with around 20 Grameen-UNIQLO stores today, mostly located
With a corporate statement committed to changing clothes,
changing conventional wisdom and to change the world, Fast Retailing is
dedicated to creating great clothing with new and unique value to enrich the
lives of people everywhere. For more information about UNIQLO and Fast
Retailing, please visit www.uniqlo.com and www.fastretailing.com.