Special-edition, Congolese-inspired TOMS Shoes
We're teaming up with Giving Partner Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI), an advocacy and grant-making organization founded by Ben Affleck, on two Congolese-inspired designs with an additional give. Read More >>
TOMS x charity: water - An Eyewer collaboration
TOMS and charity: water, an organization founded in 2006 (like TOMS!) that’s dedicated to to helping bring clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations, join forces for the first-ever TOMS Eyewear collab! Read More >>
Giving TOMS Shoes in the DRC
Founded by Ben Affleck in 2010, ECI is an advocacy and grant-making organization that works with and for the people of DRC, the third most populous country in Africa, and one that struggled under a cycle of violence for nearly 20 years – particularly in the east. Read More >>
A few weeks back, just before our Fall catalog hit homes in the US, it began to circulate around HQ. Though we all have a hand in the many moving parts behind TOMS as a company and movement, print projects like these are the product of a scrappy little group, mostly on the Creative and Giving teams… and when we do finally get to see things like seasonal catalogs, we’re usually pumped about it.
And those of you who know us - or have been following the blog for even just a couple posts - know we’re a pretty loud group. So when we got our hands on this said catalog, we were buzzing, and then something neat came out of the woodwork.
When TOMS intern Annie, on the Community and Grassroots team, got hold of the print piece, her artsy side ran free, and she made something that reminds us that even the landscapes of the places where we give play a part in keeping us inspired.
Check out her oil-on-canvas re-imagination of a Peruvian scene that we captured in the pages of the Fall 2012 Catalog…