The Season's Hottest Trend Is Philanthropy: Fashion Pieces That Give Back

by Ashleigh Braun Oct 2017 Also on Digital Edition

Say “goodbye” to buyer’s remorse and “hello” to helping those in need. Shop 8 fashion brands that give back.

$58

Pala Nuru Gold Aviators

Help fund the creation of vision centers and dispensaries that will provide new glasses to those in need in Africa . For each pair sold, one patient is helped.

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$128

GAIA Sophie Bag

GAIA handbags are handcrafted by refugee women resettled in Dallas. Each handmade creation includes a handwritten tag signed by the artisan who made it.

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$5

Pura Vida Leukemia Lymphoma Awareness Bracelet

Purchasing this fun, vibrant bracelet means you are not only helping provide artisans in Costa Rica full-time jobs, but you’re also helping fund leukemia lymphoma awareness.

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$69

Roma Short Teal Rain Boots

For every pair of Roma boots sold, a pair is donated to a child living in poverty.

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$129

Toms Black Suede Perforated Lunata Booties

Through the TOMS One for One model, purchase a pair of shoes and help provide people in need with shoes, sight, water, safe birth and bullying prevention services.

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$34

Sudara Lelitha Shorts

Each pair of Sudara Punjammies shorts is made in India by women who have escaped from, or were at high risk of, human trafficking.

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$298

Tory Burch Robinson Chain Wallet

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Tory Burch will donate 20 percent of the proceeds from the purchases of these chic rose-gold chain wallets to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation from Oct. 1 to 31.

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$175

The Brave Collection Signature Cuffs

The Brave Collection cuffs are crafted in sterling silver or gold vermeil and are handmade in Cambodia, which provides jobs to local artisans. Ten percent of profits are donated to fighting human trafficking while The Brave Collection also partners with programs that empower vulnerable Cambodian girls.

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