Give Twice: Thermos - H&M - Missoni
The Fashion Against Aids collection has now hit H&M stores with T-shirts and tank tops designed by celebs including Yoko Ono, Cyndi Lauper and others. 25% of the sales price from each garment sold this year will go to AIDS/HIV related projects around the world carried out by DAA, YouthAIDS, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and MTV’s Staying Alive Foundation. Around $14.90. For more visit WWD online.
Charity | water has teamed up with Thermos to create the Thermos Hydration Bottle, a reusable water bottle perfect for staying hydrated on the go or while biking. 100% of the purchase price will go towards the construction of freshwater projects in developing nations. $40.00.
Margherita Missoni has joined forces Valextra to create cute little leather passport holders. Each one sold will benefit OrphanAid Africa. $290. at Barneys New York (212-826-8900). As seen in Bazaar.
miltonandmargies has created the handmade RED RIBBON RIDE- Pomegranate Soy Wax Candle, $10.00 with proceeds going to seven local organizations working to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS along with the Red Ribbon bike ride.
Another favorite blog of mine, Kingdom of Style (killer style mixed with tear inducing humor) has found Moxsie (not to be confused with Moxie soda) boots in, If Tiffany Made Moon Boots. $5. from each boot sale is donated to The (SMILE) Project helping children in Thailand.
Hanes has just launched the Hanes Pink site and collection with Sarah Chalke to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® fight against breast cancer. Find shirts and Passionately Pink for the Cure® event dates.
Anya Hindmarch of the I'm Not A Plastic Bag fame has created the High Line tote bag, $150 with a portion of proceeds going to the new park in NYC. Find it at Jeffrey (212-206-3928) and Anya Hindmarch's SoHo (212-343-8147) boutique. As seen in Elle.
Now Jimmy Choo is getting in on the act as well with a charity line of cute handbags perfect as a gift along with shoes (of course!) called Project PEP that will benefit the Elton John Foundation. Concentrating on AIDS a portion of proceeds will go to the Simelela Rape Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. As seen in WWD.
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