Alek Wek Helps Celebrate The Launch Of (Diptyque)RED

by Chiara Atik · February 10, 2010

    Last night, model Alek Wek, along with (red) CEO Susan Smith Ellis hosted a party to celebrate the new limited edition Rooibos Vanilla candle at the launch of (diptyque).-

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    For each candle sale, diptyque will contribute 10% to the Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in Africa. Which, to be honest, seems a little skimpy for a $68 candle, but that's neither here nor there.

    Wek is no stranger to lending her beautiful face to African charities; she is a tireless campaigner for the US Committee for Refugees' Advisory Council, and wrote an autobiography detailing her journey from poverty in Sudan to, well, shilling for overpriced candles.