By John-John Williams IV, The Baltimore Sun
4:17 PM EDT, October 9, 2013
Designers have gone pink once again this October in the name of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
We've gathered some of the more fashionable items so you can look stylish while contributing to organizations that aim to increase awareness of the disease and raise funds for research that will help prevent, treat and cure it. All of these finds are just a few clicks away online.
Pop a polo
This preppy polo is a subtle way of showing your support. A portion of the sale is directed to Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation's Pink Pony fund, which supports programs that help fight cancer and, in particular, reaches out to medically underserved communities. Get it in a classic fit or skinny fit. The classic comes in Hampton yellow, alfalfa green, collection black, Hawaiian ocean or white. The skinny fit options are neon orange, collection black, Hawaiian ocean or white. All feature the pony insignia in pink.
Find this polo for $98 at ralphlauren.com.
Pack a pouch
This half-moon pouch by Raoul is a great size for cosmetics and other small essentials. Fifty percent of sales will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Find the limited-edition half-moon pouch for $78 at raoul.com.
Pick a peplum
Women's wear designer Rebecca Taylor has created this hot-pink flutter top with a pleated peplum hem. Half of the proceeds from the pink top will go directly to the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation.
Find this top for $295 exclusively at rebeccataylor.com by clicking on "Tops."
Show your stripes
Add a pop of pink with this chappy striped men's belt by Vineyard Vines. Thirty percent of the proceeds from the belt, as well as the other items in their Think Pink Collection, will be donated to the Breast Cancer Alliance during October.
Find the belt by Vineyard Vines for $49.50 at vineyardvines.com
Catch a whale
This sailor's cord whale bracelet is another offering from Vineyard Vines' Think Pink Collection. Other accessories include ties and a tote bag. .
Find the bracelet for $48 at vineyardvines.com
Tacori's rose-gold ribbon pendant is bedecked with pink diamonds. Ten percent of the proceeds are donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Find the pendant for $2,880 at a Tacori jewelry partner, such as Smyth Jewelers in Timonium. (Tacori does not sell directly to the public. Click on "where to buy" at tacori.com.)
Hydrate for health
Add style to your water consumption with this glass B2Bold bottle by Rive. The BPA-free bottle is wrapped in a pink silicone ribbon. Ten percent of the proceeds from the bottles go to Be Bright Pink, an organization that focuses on early detection and risk reduction of breast cancer.
Find the water bottle for $20 at riveusa.com and at Target stores.
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