Lena Dunham is selling her Prada, Jimmy Choo-filled wardrobe staples and donating to Planned Parenthood — and there are 80 items under $100.
Girls just wanna raise funds.
Lena Dunham is selling some of her most prized wardrobe staples on the RealReal, a website for luxury consignment, and donating 70% commission to one of her favorite organizations, Planned Parenthood.
The “Girls” creator, 31, picked 169 pieces she’s worn on and off the show. The items range in size from 4 to 12 and up, and prices start at $35 for a pair of Asos suede pumps and go up to $4,000 for the Elizabeth Kennedy gown she wore to this year’s Met Gala. There are 80 items that cost less than $100.
Each item comes with Dunham’s story behind it – like the $125 ruffled printed Kenzo dress she cried in on Election night last year after learning Hillary Clinton wouldn’t be president.
“I’ll be honest and say it was selected with a different outcome in mind than me sobbing with my head in Lady Gaga’s lap,” the staunch HRC supporter writes.
“But we continue to fight, we always fight for progress and the future. This dress to me represents so much the spirit of hope that I know will get us through.”
Dunham has been long criticized for her statement making fashion sense, which includes busy patterns, miss-matched prints and belly baring crop tops. One of her looks was even dubbed, “your crazy aunt on a shopping spree.”
But the triple threat actor, producer and writer could care less what you think of her clothes.
“Fashion is fun, but sometimes I’d rather not spend 3 hours and lots of cash I could give to charity or spend on books and food to get ready to go out,” she once said after being trolled online.
Luckily, her RealReal closet collection has plenty of tasteful threads to choose from. There’s the $95 floral print silk A.P.C X Vanessa Seward top she wore to the Season 2 wrap party of HBO’s “Girls,” the first time her musician boyfriend Jack Antonoff met her castmates and crew.
“He was a hit – otherwise I couldn’t have kept him,” she quips on the site.
Fashionistas can gawk at the $1,495 Zac Posen satin evening gown Dunham wore to the 70th Golden Globes while accepting the award for best actress in a TV comedy series. And true “Girls” fans can snag a “Hannah” leather pouch ($95), an accessory that pays homage to the beloved narcissistic millennial Dunham played since 2012 alongside leading ladies Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke and Zosia Mamet.
The women’s rights activist, feminist and longtime Planned Parenthood supporter told The New York Times raising money for the organization is urgent now more than ever as Congress tries to defund women’s health services.
Planned Parenthood, which offers sexual health care like birth control, breast cancer screenings and other services around the world, has become a political lightning rod for its abortion services. Four Iowa clinics were shut down in May after the state’s governor signed a bill to stop funding Medicaid for PP. It could happen nationally if Republican lawmakers succeed in passing legislation to defund the organization.
Dunham is one of many stars donating to the non-profit. Rapper Young Thug, a father of six, said he’d donate the proceeds from his show at New York City’s Terminal 5 in June to PP.
“I was a teenage parent. Planned + unplanned parenthood is beautiful,” he tweeted.
And in February, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg set the bar high by donating a whopping $1 million to the organization.
Dunham’s sale will run until Wednesday.
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