Victoria Beckham has unveiled a brand new T-shirt to benefit this year’s World AIDS Day, featuring a 46-year-old snapshot of her friend Sir Elton John.
The singer-turned designer, 46, took to Instagram on Friday to share a snap of herself posing in the white top, which featured the black-and-white image of Elton, 73, and was designed in collaboration with the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
Captioning the images, the mother-of-four wrote: ‘So proud to have created a special T-shirt in support of World AIDS Day this year (which is on 1st December), in collaboration with @ejaf and my dear friends @eltonjohn and @davidfurnish.
Grand design: Victoria Beckham has unveiled a brand new T-shirt to benefit this year’s World AIDS Day, featuring a 46-year-old snapshot of her friend Sir Elton John
‘The T-shirt features an iconic signed polaroid of Elton, taken during his 1974 US tour, such a positive, strong image!’
Going on to share her own and her husband David Beckham’s dedication to the cause, she continued: ‘Both myself and @davidbeckham are longtime patrons of the foundation and the work they do is so inspiring.
‘Their goal is to create an AIDS free future for everyone, fighting stigma, educating, funding life-saving treatments and research and providing care for the most vulnerable groups affected by HIV.’
T-shirt: The singer-turned designer, 46, took to Instagram on Friday to share a snap of herself posing in the white top, which featured the black-and-white image of Elton
Proud: Captioning the images, the mother-of-four wrote, ‘So proud to have created a special T-shirt in support of World AIDS Day this year (which is on 1st December)’
She concluded: ‘50% of all sales of this T-shirt go straight to @ejaf, to continue funding their incredible work. x vb.’
Last year, Victoria Beckham has marked World AIDS Day with a series of moving posts, revealing she was proud to help raise awareness of the fight towards an AIDS free future as she encouraged everyone to support the cause.
Taking to her Instagram account, she shared a number of pictures from a recent trip as part of her work as a UN AIDS Global Goodwill Ambassador, meeting families from South Africa whose lives have been affected by the disease.
She wrote: ‘It’s been 5 years since I became a #UNAIDS global goodwill ambassador and I’m proud to help raise awareness on the fight towards an AIDS free future.
Throwback: Sir Elton John is pictured on an airport runway in California during his 1974 US tour
For a good cause: Elton and his husband David Furnish have become prominent figures in fundraising for AIDS treatment and eradication. Pictured together in January
‘We must unite and use our voices, to join together and discuss the issues around the ongoing battle to eradicate HIV and AIDS. x VB #WorldAIDSDay #ZeroNewInfections #ZeroDiscrimination.’
Victoria also paid tribute to her close friends Elton and David, thanking them for their hard work and the changes Elton John’s Aids Foundation has achieved.
She continued: ‘Today on #WorldAIDSDay, I also look to two of my favourite people @eltonjohn and @davidfurnish and the incredible work that @ejaf does to test, treat and support people living with HIV all over the world.
Patrons: Victoria and husband David are longtime patrons of the Elton John AIDS Foundation
‘I travelled with @ejaf to South Africa to see how they support mothers living with HIV from passing it onto their children during pregnancy.
‘As a mother of four, I can relate to doing everything that I could to protect my children and @ejaf helps mothers so that their babies are born free of HIV.
‘Their Foundation works in some of the most difficult places but doesn’t discriminate and will help anyone, anywhere at risk or living with HIV. Follow @ejaf to learn more this World AIDS Day. We love u Elton and David xx.’
The official Elton John’s Aids Foundation replied: ‘Thank you for your constant support in the fight to #EndAIDS ♥️ Together we will leave this epidemic in the past. ‘
Supporting the cause: Taking to her Instagram account last year, Victoria marked World AIDS Day with a series of moving posts
Important mission: The star revealed she was proud to help raise awareness of the fight towards an AIDS-free future