MZW Gives Back

Our MZW Gives Back program allows us the opportunity to use our company and its strengths to make a difference and support causes we believe in.

Monica, Cofounder & Designer
Lingua Franca

MZ Wallace

for Girls Who Code – 2019

To celebrate International Women's Day, MZ Wallace will donate 10% of the proceeds from all full-priced purchases on Friday, March 8, to Girls Who Code, whose mission is to close the gender gap in technology.

Lingua Franca

MZ Wallace × Lingua Franca

for She Should Run – 2018

MZ Wallace partnered with Lingua Franca on the design of a limited edition Metro Tote. 100% of the net proceeds from the sale of each bag go to She Should Run, a non-partisan 501(c)(3) that supports women running for office.

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Kerry James Marshall

MZ Wallace × Kerry James Marshall

for the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago – 2017

MZ Wallace collaborated with American artist Kerry James Marshall in support of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. For this project, Marshall made his painting Untitled (Painter) available for a limited edition Metro Tote. MZ Wallace donated 100% of the proceeds to support the educational programs at MCA Chicago.

American Red Cross

MZ Wallace

for the American Red Cross – 2017

For the month of September 2017, MZ Wallace donated 100% of the net profits from the sales of our best-selling Green Camo Oxford Collection to the American Red Cross in support of the hurricane relief efforts in the Southeast.

CFDA Foundation

MZ Wallace × Cynthia Rowley

for the CFDA Foundation – 2017

MZ Wallace collaborated with Cynthia Rowley on a limited edition Metro Tote to benefit the CFDA Foundation. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of each bag went to the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s (CFDA) educational initiatives, which supports the future of fashion through scholarships and mentorship.

Sophie Elgort

MZ Wallace × Sophie Elgort

for Through Our Lens – 2016

MZ Wallace collaborated with photographer, Sophie Elgort, on the design of a limited edition camera bag. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of each bag supports Sophie’s nonprofit, Through Our Lens, whose mission is to empower high-school-aged girls through mentorship and photography to explore careers in fashion.

Raymond Pettibon

MZ Wallace × Raymond Pettibon

for The New York Public Library – 2016

MZ Wallace proudly partnered with artist Raymond Pettibon who lent his drawing No Title (Good Prose Is…) for a limited edition Library Tote. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of each bag, which was specially designed to carry books, goes towards enhancing the Library’s special collections.

FOOD52

MZ Wallace × FOOD52

for charity: water – 2015

MZ Wallace partnered for a second time with Food52 to create an exclusive capsule water print collection in support of charity: water. 15% of sales benefited the nonprofit organization’s mission to bring clean drinking water to people in developing countries.

The Studio Museum in Harlem

MZ Wallace × Glenn Ligon

for The Studio Museum in Harlem – 2014

MZ Wallace proudly partnered with artist Glenn Ligon on a limited edition Metro Tote. Ligon lent the print from his piece Untitled (I Am Somebody) for the project with 100% of the proceeds from each sale benefiting The Studio Museum in Harlem’s art education programs.

The Edible Schoolyard Project

MZ Wallace × Food52

for The Edible Schoolyard Project – 2014

MZ Wallace partnered with Food52 on the ultimate Farmer’s Market Tote to benefit The Edible Schoolyard Project, a program founded 20 years ago in Berkeley, California by the now legendary Alice Waters. $50 from the sale of each tote went directly to The Edible Schoolyard to fund their nationwide initiatives.

Artists for Haiti

MZ Wallace

for Artists for Haiti – 2011

In support of Artists for Haiti, the nonprofit organization established by David Zwirner and Ben Stiller, MZ Wallace designed and sold a limited edition tote to benefit the work of the foundation. Featuring the signature Artists for Haiti lettering created by artist Raymond Pettibon, 100% of the proceeds went to Artists for Haiti.