FASHION FOR AUTISM
Amidst the busy downtown Tribeca scene, Duane Street Hotel is taking the time to promote social awareness in New York City through its collaboration with socially responsible fashion website Cultures of Love, CONSCIOUS Magazine and Spectrum Designs Foundation. Fashion for Autism reflects the spirit of EarthView®, HHM’s triple bottom line sustainability program, and demonstrates Duane Street Hotel’s commitment to positively impacting its local and global communities through high-impact collaborations. Together, these innovators have created a fashion program that provides charitable donations to autism-focused organizations along with a New York City travel guide which identifies businesses in Tribeca that give back to the community. When you stay at our downtown boutique Tribeca hotel you can help create a socially conscious future.
Through Duane Street Hotel’s Fashion For Autism program Duane Street Hotel is offering exclusive limited-edition t-shirts and tote bags (pictured below) which are available for purchase in all 43 of Duane Street Hotel’s newly renovated rooms. The t-shirts and tote bags, designed by Cultures of Love and Design Industry 5, feature iconic Tribeca and NYC images and are printed by Spectrum Designs Foundation, a Long Island-based non-profit apparel company that is the first industry organization to fully engage individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and similar disabilities in all aspects of production. The apparel is eco-friendly, fair trade, and printed in the United States.
To complement the fashion initiative, the socially conscious New York City travel guide provides Duane Street Hotel guests with exclusive special offers, discounts and promotions to local socially responsible businesses. These promotions include an organic conditioning treatment with Hale Salon, fair trade coffee with Bikini Bar Organic Café, eco shopping at Grow NYC, all American brews with Manhattan Proper and an NYC art experience at ONE Art Space.
For every bottle of Evian purchased in our guest rooms we donate $1 to the autism charity of choice which this quarter is Spectrum Designs Foundation. And our socially conscious efforts don’t stop there-through our Change for Change program guests place their loose change in an envelope located in their guest room and these funds are donated towards the autism charity of choice, Spectrum Designs Foundation.
Duane Street Hotel is paving a new way for the hospitality industry with innovative efforts to communicate corporate social responsibility.