Paltrow and Knightley to model Comic Relief T-shirts by Stella McCartney

February 3rd, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI  

Keira Knightley

London, Feb 3 (ANI): English fashion designer Stella McCartney has roped in actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and Keira Knightley to model her Comic Relief T-shirts.

McCartney, 37, designed a range of limited edition T-shirts for Comic Relief, featuring unique photographs taken by her late mother, Linda, with one of them sporting an image of her father, Paul McCartney, and his band mates.

Another T-shirt had Morecambe and Wise, the comic duo, captured by David Bailey, the veteran photographer, and all the photos had a slight alteration made their subjects were given red noses.

The fashion designer had a number of celebrities and friends at the event, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Keira Knightley, Claudia Schiffer and Sam Taylor-Wood, who were photographed by her sister, Mary McCartney, wearing the T-shirts.

The T-shirts, which will go on sale on February 9 at 214 TK Maxx stores nationwide, have been priced from 5.99 pounds for babies and children, and 9.99 pounds for adults.

Profits from the sale will go to Comic Relief ahead of Red Nose Day on March 13.

It’’s a real honour to be involved in such a tremendous cause and be a part of the Red Nose Day campaign 2009, the Telegraph quoted McCartney as saying.

The designs of the T-shirts were inspired by iconic images of iconic people by iconic photographers and adding an element of humour to them, she added. (ANI)

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