Ciara, fashion mogul, platinum-selling global superstar, and mom of three, announces today the launch of Dare to Roam, a line of everyday essential accessories and gear with elevated style and protection made for the unknown journey and those who dare to roam.
Designed to withstand all the rigors of an on-the-go lifestyle, Dare to Roam offers durable, stylish, and ethically-made products at accessible prices, bringing ease, style, and reliability to daily commutes, travels, days on campus, and journeys back to school. At the intersection of design, fashion, and technology, each product is designed using a custom nylon with antimicrobial protection and a water-resistant finish to withstand the growth of odor-causing bacteria. The collection is a shield against harmful bacteria as DTR bags have been shown to suppress the growth of mold, mildew, fungi, and bacteria on the product to virtually eliminate odors, discoloration, and other deterioration of the product. Because this functional textile can stay cleaner longer, the Dare To Roam collection requires less washing, offering a more energy and water-efficient option to an everyday essential.
I’m excited to share a cool, new project that I’ve been working on to help rebuild your confidence as we all get back out into the world, said Ciara. After so much time indoors, Dare to Roam is all about feeling protected as you start traveling, sending your kids off to school, and getting back into the motions of everyday life.
Dare to Roam was founded in partnership with Harper + Scott, a cutting-edge creative agency based in New York City with an innovative brand incubation division focusing on the design and production of private label branded goods. Together, Ciara and Harper + Scott created Dare to Roam with heightened style, utility, and protection in mind.
We are extremely excited to partner with Ciara as part of the launch of Harper + Scott’s new business unit focusing on partnerships to build mindful brands for celebrity talent, said Jon Alagem, President of Harper + Scott.
Ciara had a vision for Dare To Roam, and together, we created the only accessible, EPA-registered antimicrobial backpack on the market that offers dependable, ethically made, and stylish functionality, stated Michael Scott Cohen, CEO at Harper + Scott.
Dare to Roam and Ciara believe that doing good is equally as important as looking good, which is why 3% of all Dare to Roam profits will go toward the Why Not You Foundation. Ciara co-founded the nonprofit with her husband Russell Wilson to fight poverty through education, empowering youth to lead with a why not you attitude. The foundation supports student access to equal education opportunities, children’s health, and food security initiatives. Its mission is to equip today’s youth with the skills and opportunities to become tomorrow’s leaders. With Ciara’s leadership, the foundation supports programs that directly empower girls and young women locally, nationally, and globally. In addition to financially supporting organizations aligned with the foundation’s mission, Russell works to extend the foundation’s impact by advocating for pediatric cancer, making visits to Seattle Children’s, and partnering with Treehouse, YouthCare, IslandWood, Friends of the Children, and many others.
Dare to Roam launches to consumers on August 11 with three styles — Prodigy Adults, Prodigy Kids, and a Lunchbox — with plans to expand beyond its current offerings with drops in the Fall and Winter of 2021. Dare to Roam is available for purchase at www.daretoroam.com with prices ranging from $42 to $98 USD.
Black-founded and female-led, Dare to Roam is redefining the experience of commuting, traveling, and campus life. Founded by fashion mogul, singer, songwriter, dancer, model, and mom of three, Ciara, Dare to Roam offers durable, stylish, sustainably sourced products at accessible prices. At the intersection of design, fashion, and technology, each product is made with antimicrobial protection and a water-resistant finish to withstand the growth of odor-causing bacteria.