• Andre Amir

The Gift of Writing: #PassItOn with Montblanc for UNICEF Collection

Writing is a skill. We all had probably learn how to write since pre-school. Some learn for the purpose of education. Some even grew the passion for writing. Indeed, we have never actually stop writing our whole life.

Despite living in this digital age, writing is still the form we seek to present ourselves, even if it is through our social media - like myself. The simple action of expressing emotions and thoughts through words.

If you stop and think about it, writing is in fact a precious gift.

Sadly, for some children, learning to write is a luxury. Did you know, 1 in 11 young children is being denied the right to education?

Every children has the right to learn the precious gift of writing

For this reason, Montblanc launched a collection for UNICEF - a limited edition writing instruments, watches, accessories and leather goods. The Maison has partnered with UNICEF for the last 13 years that has helped thousands of children realising their right to an equitable and inclusive education.

It is the latest chapter in the history of this special partnership, Montblanc aims to help improve learning for more than 5 million children.

Introducing Meisterstück, Writing is a Gift, a limited edition supporting UNICEF

Montblanc Meistertück, Writing is a Gift Skelaton 149 Edition Fountain Pen for UNICEF

From April 2017, each Montblanc Meisterstück, Writing is a Gift purchased will help fund the education of children around the world via UNICEF programs.

Inspired by the Rosetta Stone (one of the most significant object in the history of the written world), in this collection, The Maison decided to highlight the universal nature of writing and the diversity of world languages - in writing instruments, presenting in the design of the new collection six manuscript characters.

Each of the characters is the first letter of six of the most used alphabets in the world that children learn to write first, including Roman, Hindi, Arabic, and three Asian characters.

Montblanc Meistertück, Writing is a Gift Doué Classique Edition for UNICEF

Writing opens up the world. Pass on this precious gift.

Titled #PassItOn, this year's partnership also seeks to raise awareness for children's primary education through the art of writing, where everyone can play a part through sharing their most emotional memory associated with writing.

That aside, you can show your support through the purchase of the Montblanc for UNICEF collection, where 3% of the proceeds to support UNICEF and its literacy projects, with a minimum amount of US$1.5 million being guaranteed by Montblanc.

The sleek and timeless design of Montblanc Meisterstück Fine Leather Selection for UNICEF

Montblanc Augmented Paper features a UNICEF blue leather envelope that includes the electronic digitizer, a StarWalker instrument, a notebook with lined paper, a USB cable to charge the device, 3 ballpoint refills with tweezers.

Within this collection, you can find various Meisterstück Writing Instruments (all inclusive of a precious blue sapphire on its cap, celebrating the bond between Montblanc & UNICEF), Meisterstück Selection UNICEF leather goods, the limited edition Montblanc Heritage Spirit Orbis Terrarum UNICEF timepiece (Limited to 500 pieces) and fashion accessories for all.

The Montblanc Heritage Spirit Orbis Terrarum UNICEF comes in Latin & Asian Edition is limited to 500 pieces, adorning the UNICEF's logo on the caseback and fitted with alligator straps inspired by UNICEF's unique shade of blue.

My Favourite

Montblanc Meisterstück Writing Is A Gift Blue Solitaire Edition Fountain Pen

I have to say that the collection are extremely stylish!

My personal favourite: From the Writing Instrument - the gorgeous Blue Solitaire; the Fine Stationery - UNICEF Notebook with debossed alphabets; Leather Selection - the oh-so-classy bagpack; and the Jewellery section - the Woven Blue Leather Bracelet.

Montblanc Fine Stationery UNICEF Notebook

Montblanc Meisterstück Selection UNICEF Bagpack

Montblanc Bracelet in woven blue leather and Cufflinks for UNICEF edition

Available between 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018, you can find the Montblanc for UNICEF collection at Montblanc boutiques at Pavilion KL, Suria KLCC and all Montblanc boutiques worldwide.

For more information, visit www.montblanc.com

Last Word: Writing Opens Up The World

I encourage everyone in raising the awareness for UNICEF' Education Programs by passing it around the world. Join me by sharing your most precious memory associated with writing.

Post a photo of a handwritten note, take a selfie with your written message, or simply type it out on your social media. Tag your post with #PassItOn #Montblanc #MontblancMY #UNICEF and be part of this journey. Each post helps to complete the route around the world.

To know more, visit Montblanc for UNICEF or check out the video below:

#Montblanc #MontblancMalaysia #UNICEF #WritingIsAGift #EsquireMalaysia #GiftofWriting #Luxury #WritingInstrument #Leather #Jewellery #PassItOn #Malaysia

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