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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If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, then David Yurman is our new BFF with his Sterling Silver Tag Necklace, a timeless pendant encrusted with Rhodonite and boasting personalized engraving in pave diamonds. For the month of October, David Yurman will donate 10 percent of proceeds from the purchase of the necklace to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $450–$950/David Yurman, NorthPark. Photography courtesy of David Yurman
In need of a personal spending stimulus? Visit Nordstrom during October and get this gorgeous scarf (designed by college student Dianna Quinteros, winner of the Hanae Mori National Art Contest) free with any Hanae Mori purchase of $75 or more. A portion of proceeds from Hanae Mori Butterfly Parfums will go to the National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund. $75 and up/Nordstrom NorthPark. Photography courtesy of Hanae Mori
Make a powerful statement with the latest product of Swarovski’s partnership with The Libby Ross Foundation, the Alana Light Rose pierced earrings. Proceeds will benefit the Yoga Program for Breast Cancer Survivors, a charity devoted to providing yoga classes to breast cancer survivors, aiding in both their mental and physical recovery. During the month of October, Swarovski will donate 10 percent of sales of its breast cancer awareness collection to the organization. $90/Swarovski, NorthPark. Photography courtesy of Swarovski
Let your jewelry do the talking with the Brighton 2009 Power of Pink Bracelet. Adorned with a heart-shaped charm featuring pink enamel designs, the piece slides open to reveal the inspirational slogans "Trust your journey" and "Everything is possible." Brighton will donate $10 for each bracelet sold to a breast cancer organization. $48/Brighton Collectibles, NorthPark. Photography courtesy of Brighton