Sweet (Pink) Charity
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and more designers than ever are showing their support with special-edition products, the proceeds of which support nonprofit breast cancer organizations. Charity has never looked—or felt—so good. Herewith, our favorite BCA picks.
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Score an “it” bag and good karma with the Coach Brooke handbag, a plush leather purse in a glamorous berry hue, with a roomy interior and plenty of pockets. Twenty percent of proceeds will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $358/Coach, NorthPark. Photography courtesy of Coach
Show your passion through fashion. With every step you take in these adorable open-toe ballet flats by Nicole, you’ll know you’ve helped support a good cause. Get a complimentary matching pink scarf with every purchase. One dollar per pair will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. $79/lou lou.
Honor someone whose life has been touched by breast cancer with the New Balance BCA Customizable Sneaker from the Lace Up for the Cure® Collection. Personalize the tongue of the shoes with your name of choice and one of the following phrases: “In Honor of,” “Running for,” “Survivor,” or “Lace Up!” New Balance will donate up to $1 million (with a guaranteed minimum donation of $500,000) from the proceeds to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. $149.99/
www.nbwebexpress.com. Photography courtesy of New Balance
Created to raise breast cancer awareness and prevention among young women, Pony is donating $3 from the sale of each pair of “Check Your Self” sneakers to the Keep a Breast Foundation. The whimsical design by artist and Keep a Breast supporter Pepa Prieto are guaranteed to raise your coolness factor. $50–$75/Finish Line, NorthPark. Photography courtesy of Pony