Here at Mama’s A Rolling Stone, there is nothing we like better than mixing our true loves—fashion and shopping—with less egocentric interests such as raising money for charity. Accordingly, in honor of this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve decided to turn the spotlight on a slew of pretty-in-pink products—from cotton tees and tanks to lacy lingerie to beaded bracelets—that help fund breast cancer research. On that note, we present Top Buys: Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a truly guilt-free shopping experience! Read on!
1. Dream Scarf ($48) by BCBGMaxAzria
This super-chic silk scarf is the perfect addition to your fall shopping list, thanks to its two-tone palette and luxe fabric. BCBGMaxAzria will donate 25% of retail sales from each scarf to the Susan G Komen for the Cure, with a guaranteed minimum donation of $50,000.
2. Tote ($10) from Avon Crusade
This pretty floral tote—made from cotton canvas and embellished with an enamel pink ribbon-motif zipper pull—was designed exclusively for the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade by Finnish company Marimekko. Avon will donate 100% of the net profits ($6.24, to be exact) to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.
3. Charm Necklace ($38) from Ann Taylor
This delicate charm necklace—made of gold-brushed metal, hand-dyed silk ribbon, and sparkling faceted stones—takes inspiration from the pink breast cancer awareness ribbon and the timeless charm bracelet. Ann Taylor will donate 70% of full-price purchases to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
4. Alligator Cuff ($995) by Ralph Lauren
Made in Italy, this bright pink alligator cuff has been finished with Ralph Lauren’s signature lock, making it a luxe addition to any accessories collection. Ralph Lauren donates a percentage of sales from all Pink Pony products to the Pink Pony fund, which supports programs for screening, early diagnosis, treatment and research, and brings patient navigation to medically underserved communities.
5. Kiss Tank ($61) by Simdog
Show the world how you really feel with this modern, bright pink tank, which comes complete with a bold lipstick-kiss print. Buying this tank will help support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
6. Samantha Half-Padded Bra ($28) by Affinitas Intimates
Affinitas Intimates has teamed up with HerRoom.com on a special magenta edition of the popular Samantha Bra. The ruffled lace trim and scalloped lace edges are so feminine and so pretty. Affinitas Intimates and HerRoom.com will donate 20% of the sale proceeds from each bra sold to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, through October and November.
7. Mia Maggie Bag ($358) by Coach
If you’re going to treat yourself to a Coach bag this fall, why not make it a pretty pink version of Coach’s best-selling Mia Maggie bag. Coach will donate 20% of the proceeds from each bag sold to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. If the bag doesn’t catch your eye, check out the Pave Keyfob ($58), Op Art Scarf ($68), Miranda Watch ($298) or Mini Maggie ($198), all of which are part of the Positively Pink collection.
8. Key To The Cure Tee ($35) from Saks Fifth Avenue
Created by designer Donna Karan, this limited edition tee is the perfect way to show your support. “For me, it’s not just about dressing women; it’s about addressing the issues that are so important to all of us,” says Donna Karan. “We’ve made great strides, but we still don’t have a cure.” Saks Fifth Avenue will donate 100% of the proceeds from each shirt sold to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
9. Share Love, Spread Awareness Bracelets ($48) from Intermix
CFDA Fashion Incubator members Danna Kobo and Yuvi Alpert of Shashi designed these limited edition bracelets—made from cotton cord and white brass beads—exclusively for Intermix. The bracelets come as a trio and are meant to be shared with two loved ones. Intermix will donated 100% of the proceeds from each bracelet trio sold to Fashion Targets Breast Cancer.
10. Chuck Taylor All Star Hi ($45) by Converse
Prefer a rock & roll edge? These bright pink Converse Chuck Taylors are the perfect addition to your shoe closet, thanks to their iconic silhouette and place in rock history. Plus, Converse is donating $50,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.