Give Twice: Hussein Chalayan - Jones of NY - Lacoste
Paris bashed designer Hussein Chalayan has created the HOME animal tote, $70. in conjunction with the global warming movie of the same name by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. 100% will go to GoodPlanet. As seen in Elle and Dazed Digital.
LACOSTE has created a whole bundle of gifts worthy pieces that will bring awareness to breast cancer and give back to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Included are their classic beach towels (which are really rather nice and plush), $55. done in light pink along with a fragrance, $68. and flip flops, $33. Find them on lacoste.com starting October 1st. As seen in Elle.
Sophia Bush has teamed up with Jones of New York and whimsical illustrator Sujean Rim (of Daily Candy fame!) to create the sweet little Jones in the Classroom Tee, $20. sold at JNY.com and Macy's. Proceeds benefit TeachersCount, Fund for Teachers and Adopt-a-Classroom.
This October check out Crumbs for a special pink ribbon cupcake (they have darling pink ribbon sprinkles on them!) where a portion of proceeds from each one sold will go to the National Breast Cancer Coalition. And yes they do ship via the mail... all non-NYer's rejoice! As seen in Self magazine.
InStyle reports that Michelle Trachtenberg has designed a Botkier handbags for charity. Retailing for $545 at Botiker's site each bag will have a portion of proceeds going to Oxfam International.
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