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Colonel Couture for a Cool Cause


KFC Heats Up Summer Fashion Scene with Debut of Retro-Tís Benefiting Charity

LOUISVILLE, KY - The Colonelís going to tinsel town as L.A. boutique Intuition will begin selling retro T-shirts featuring the KFC founder today. All proceeds from the shirts sold on , at Intuition and on will benefit KFC Colonelís Scholars, a charitable program providing students nationwide with much needed college scholarships.

Debuting in four stylish designs, the shirts boast fun language as well as logos from KFCís past. Women can wear ďI march to the beat of my own drumstickĒ in a light brown hue or sport the Colonelís 1952 logo in classic red. Men can don a T-shirt with KFCís original bucket on charcoal gray or the brandís first logo on burnt red.

ďA great education is always in style and weíre excited that our retro take on Kentucky Fried Couture will help some deserving students pay for a college education,Ē said James OíReilly, chief marketing officer for KFC.

Now in its second year, KFC Colonelís Scholars benefits high school seniors who demonstrate success in the classroom and significant financial need. Each year, a group of 50 students will each be eligible to receive up to $20,000 over four years to pursue a bachelorís degree at an accredited public university within their home state.

KFC Retro Shirts hit the Scene Along with shelving at Intuition, gift bags at the summerís hottest celebrity events will boast KFC retro Tís.

ďCelebs and non-celebs alike will love these new KFC retro Tís,Ē predicted Jaye Hersh, owner of Intuition boutique. ďThe shirts are fun, super comfortable and we are happy to help out this great cause.Ē


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