Stars to Auction Black Outfits From 2018 Golden Globes for Time’s Up

The Golden Globes’ black-clad Hollywood stars aren’t finished doing their part to combat sexual harassment, assault, and gender and racial inequality in the workplace.

On January 7, actors and actresses including Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis, Nicole Kidman, and Daniel Kaluuya donned the inky shade in solidarity with survivors of sexual harassment and assault, as well as to raise awareness about anti-workplace harassment initiative Time’s Up. Now, they’re putting those red carpet outfits up for auction to benefit Time’s Up’s legal defense fund. The initiative was announced on Wednesday by Time’s Up, eBay, and Condé Nast, who are partnering up to run the auction this Friday. All money raised will be donated to the legal defense fund, they announced.

“We’re thrilled that actors and others in the entertainment industry are leading in this extraordinary way to end the scourge of workplace sexual harassment,” said Fatima Goss Graves, the President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center, which is in charge of Time’s Up’s legal defense fund. “Each time they’ve stepped up they’ve inspired more attorneys to join the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund and more individuals to contribute.”

According to a press release, the black dresses and tuxedos were donated by the designers, who include Versace, Vera Wang, Armani, Balenciaga, Gucci, Prada, and many others. The outfits will be available for bidding starting January 19 here, with the auction running through January 26.

Time's Up Golden Globes Dress Auction

Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards

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While they’ll no doubt end up in the hands of extremely wealthy people, there’s a way to participate even if you don’t have the funds to buy a dress worn by a Golden Globes winner. Three of the dresses — the gowns designed by Stella McCartney for Claire Foy, Diane von Furstenberg for Madeline Brewer, and Rosie Assoulin for Mandy Moore — will be up for sweepstakes for eBay users who donate $25 or more to the legal defense fund.

“At Condé Nast, we’ve always believed in the importance of swift action to support meaningful social change,” said Condé Nast Artistic Director and Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour in the press release. “Through this auction powered by eBay for Charity, and harnessing the compelling pull of both fashion and activism, we’re hopeful that the black dresses worn at this year’s historic Golden Globe Awards will raise funds for the Time’s Up initiative, and serve to support the stories and voices of those who have been victims of sexual misconduct.”

Here is the full list of designers and celebrities who are donating their outfits:

Armani – Laura Dern
Balenciaga – Salma Hayek Pinault
Brandon Maxwell – Viola Davis
Brioni – Hugh Jackman
Calvin Klein – Sarah Paulson
Chanel Haute Couture – Caitriona Balfe
Chloe – Isabelle Huppert
Diane von Furstenberg – Madeline Brewer
Dior – Michelle Pfeiffer and Elisabeth Moss
Dolce & Gabbana – Sarah Jessica Parker
Givenchy – Nicole Kidman
Gucci – Dakota Johnson, Margot Robbie, Daniel Kaluuya
Louis Vuitton – Alicia Vikander, Michelle Williams, Emma Stone
Marc Jacobs – Tracee Ellis Ross
Monse – Maggie Gyllenhaal
Prabal Gurung – Issa Rae, Kerry Washington
Prada – Diane Kruger
Oscar de la Renta – Greta Gerwig
Ralph Lauren – Shailene Woodley
Ralph & Russo – Penelope Cruz
Ronald Van Den Kemp – Emma Watson
Rosie Assoulin – Mandy Moore
Saint Laurent – Jude Law, Zoe Kravitz
Stella McCartney – Claire Foy
Tom Ford – Gal Gadot and Neil Patrick Harris
Valentino – Seth Meyers, Kate Hudson, Lily James
Vera Wang – Meryl Streep
Versace – Saoirse Ronan
Zac Posen – Reese Witherspoon


Read more stories about #TimesUp and the Golden Globe Awards:

  • How to Support the Causes of Activists at the 2018 Golden Globes
  • Emma Stone’s Makeup Had a Secret Feminist Message
  • Celebrities Who Wore Black on the Golden Globes Red Carpet

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