13 Positively Pink Ways to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Want a few guilt-free reasons to drop some cash this month? Every one of these gorgeous goodies helps fund the fight against breast cancer. Whether you’re in need of a pretty, printed pajama set, or looking to add a statement necklace to your wardrobe, these limited-edition items serve as the perfect way to help make a difference this season. Click through the photos to see which stylish brands have joined the fight, and find out how you can shop for a good cause all October long.
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Ralph Lauren Pink Pony Soft Ricky Bag
Not a fan of fall's subdued shades? We promise this pretty bag ($2,500; ralphlauren.com) will help brighten things up in a hurry. 50 percent of the purchase price goes to the Pink Pony Fund of the Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation.
Chinti and Parker Cashmere sweater
This constellation crewneck ($545; at Kirna Zabête, 212-941-9656) looks adorbs with skinny jeans and provides a cozy layer for evening stargazing. Twenty percent of proceeds are donated to the BCRF.
Agraria Cedar Rose Crystal Cane candle
This cedar-and rose-infused candle ($35; agrariahome.com) beautifully illuminates a woven palm leaf pattern in the cut glass. Thirty-five percent of proceeds support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), an organization that has donated $45 million this year to the cause.
Poppin Desktop Collection
Perk up your work space: 20 percent of profits from this poppy desktop collection ($12-$14; poppin.com) will be donated to the Young Survival Coalition, a group that offers support to young women who are diagnosed with the disease.
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Suzanna Dai Live in Pink Long Necklace
Celebrity survivor Giuliana Rancic partnered with jewelry designer Suzanna Dai to make this bold day-to-night statement piece ($60; loft.com). Sixty percent of the price is donated to the BCRF.
Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau de Parfum
Up to $50,000 from the sales of this bloom-bedecked bottle ($79; macys.com)—filled with a fragrant blend of wild strawberry, jasmine, and rose—benefits the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Brooklyn Cruiser Limited Edition Willow 3 City Bike
One hundred percent of the proceeds from this cheery cruiser ($649; brooklyncruiser.com) go to Keep a Breast Foundation, which focuses on prevention and early detection.
Esteé Lauder Evelyn Lauder Dream perfume compact
Outside: a colorful handcrafted enamel compact ($50; esteelauder.com). Inside: heavenly solid perfume in a lively floral mix of lily, peony, jasmine, and rose. One hundred percent of the suggested retail price will be donated to BCRF.
Marigot Short pajama set
A vintage-style gingham print gives these menswear-inspired PJs ($115; marigotcollection.com) a girlie touch. The makers are donating 20 percent of proceeds to the BCRF.
Jemma Wynne Diamond and rose gold bangle
Adorned with three delicate diamonds, this graceful piece ($1,365; at Single Stone on Mission Street, 626-799-3109) can fly solo or stack with other lightweight bangles. Twenty percent of proceeds will aid the Susan G. Komen Foundation, a group that has invested more than $2 billion in breast cancer research and programs since 1982.
Aerie Bright Pink Bridget Bra
As part of an initiative to educate young women about breast health, 100 percent of the sales of this vibrant underwire bra ($25; aerie.com) go to Bright Pink, an organization dedicated to risk reduction and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer.
Music & Arts Kohala Soprano ukulele
Teach yourself to play this petite maple and rosewood ukulele ($45; musicarts.com), or use it as a smile-inducing conversation piece on a bookshelf. Twenty percent of the purchase will support BCRF.