October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a national, annual platform that increases awareness about the disease, prevention and most importantly, raises funds to help discover a cure. There are so many fashionable ways you can help contribute to the cause, including wearing a
, which can be sent to you after donating a gift of any amount. Click Susan G. Komen for the Cure ® Pink Ribbon here for more information, and check out these chic fashion pieces, proceeds of which, benefit the fight against breast cancer.
GUESS Watches has teamed up with Susan G. Komen for the Cure® for the 4th year in a row, and will donate $21.00 from the sale of each "Sparkling Pink 2011" watch sold. The watch features a silvertone mixed metal bracelet, and is accented with small pink crystal accents around the top ring. It also includes the traditional breast-cancer pink ribbon in crystal on the dial. The super, chic pink box is included. (Guess.com; $105)
Jewelry Designer Maya Brenner created this "Five" necklace to support breast cancer awareness. The necklace is in honor of Lifetime Network's "Five." Directed by Jennifer Aniston, Demi Moore, Alicia Keys and others, “Five,” consists of a series of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on women's lives. The profit from the sales of the necklace will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund ($188; mayabrenner.com).
Betsy Johnson has been a breast cancer survivor for 11 years. In an effort to contribute to awareness of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, every year she launches a special fashion line featuring clothing and accessories. A portion of the proceeds of all items sold will be donated to charity. (Pictured above - Breast Cancer Awareness 5 Stud Earring Set, $38 at betseyjohnson.com).
These trendy shades by Oakley will not only protect your delicate eyes form the sun, but will also make you feel good knowing that $20 from each sale of these special edition sunglasses will benefit the YOUNG SURVIVAL COALITION® (YSC), a non-profit network focused on the concerns and issues unique to young women affected by breast cancer (Pictured above: Dangerous; $180 at oakley.com).