We'll Pink to That
You finally got out of the red from all those summer clearance sales and now everything is coming up rosy.
October is the month to think pink for breast cancer awareness. Although you want to support the cause, your closet is already stuffed with ribbon-festooned bags and shirts.
Don't worry. The fight against breast cancer is always in fashion with a wealth of new style-worthy items you’ll love at first blush.
Wait a Second
Coach has come to the forefront of this worthy cause with two styles of pink bags, a vibrant scarf, and this beautiful bangle watch ($248).
20 percent of purchases go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
The Price is Nice
Purchase the Ann Taylor’s Cares Card ($25) and you’ll gain 20 percent off of any purchase above $100, 25 percent if you use your Ann Taylor credit card, until November 15. While you’re there, check out the special Ann Cares jewelry featuring icy pink stones.
Available at Ann Taylor Stores. $22.50 of every card and 70 percent of every Ann Cares jewelry purchase goes to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Me and My Shadows
Plush cosmetic brushes get a makeover with dreamy pink bristles, white handle, and a stylishly drawn breast cancer awareness ribbon ($16.99).
Target stores. 15 percent of every purchase goes to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Hand it to You
Rumbatime’s silicone watch ($35) weighs in at just half-an-ounce or about the heft as a couple of quarters but packs a color punch in bright pink.
Various locations. 20 percent of every purchase goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Heeling the Call
MICHAEL by Michael Kors, Via Spiga, Charles David, Enzo Angiolini and other favorite shoe designers will offer their pairs for half price on tv shopping channel QVC. These Nine West glitter flats that are regularly $79, will go for $39.50 on air October 15, noon to 3 p.m. Hawaii time, and online until supplies last.
All proceeds go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Shiny, Happy People
Pink looks good on everyone whether it’s Bobbi Brown’s flattering creamy blush color and shimmery gloss ($44) or Estee Lauder’s Elizabeth Hurley Pure Color lipstick and pink clutch.
Available at Macys and Nordstrom. $10 of each Bobbi Brown purchase and 20 percent of Estee Lauder’s purchase goes to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Walk and Roll
Giving back is music to your ears with Runway Relief's fashion show album ($9.99) featuring a strut-ready mix of Train, Gossip, John Legend, and Cults.
Proceeds go to Fashion Targets Breast Cancer.
Support the cause and your stiletto-weary feet in a pair of Tory Burch Ballet Flats ($178) in fuschia patent leather.
Available at Tory Burch, Ala Moana Center. 15 percent of every purchase goes to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
What’s the Story
Curl up with a romantic read with Nora Roberts, Amanda Quick, or six other bestsellers with Penguin’s Read Pink series ($7.99) available at various retailers.
Penguin Group donated $25,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
You Ear it Well
Simple rhinestones and silvertone ribbons are just right for the price -$2 at Payless Shoe Source. Plus the earrings are displayed on a coupon, for $5 off of any purchase of $25 or more on that new pair of Christian Sirianos you’ve been eyeing.
$1 of every purchase goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
On a Roll
Race for the cure in Fiat’s limited edition 500 Pink Ribbon model complete with a body stripe in the signature color and pink interior details ($22,500).
Just 250 will be available at Fiat dealerships across the nation. $1,000 of every sale will go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.