Five Things: Breast Cancer Awareness Month Jewels + Gems


How sweet it is!
I’ve always looked for any excuse to buy beautiful jewelry and pink just happens to be my signature hue, so this month, I’m obsessed with all the gorgeous jewel + gem options that give back to the cause.
Rose Gold.  Pink Diamonds.  Pastel Ribbons.
October is the time to get trendy and charitable with these gorgeous Breast Cancer Awareness Month pink Jewelryoptions:
PureVida Breast Cancer Awareness Bracelet:  Go surf, snowboard, or even take a shower with them on. Wearing your bracelets every day only enhances the natural look and feel. Every bracelet is unique and hand-made therefore a slight variation in color combination may occur. This delicate bracelet donates $10 from the sale of each to The National Breast Cancer Foundation. ($40
David Yurman  Infinity Necklace: It’s a little pricey, but this rose-quartz pendant wrapped in David Yurman’s signature cable  strikes the right balance between class and compassion. 20% of  sales goes to the Breast  Cancer Research Foundation</a>. ($395
Tory Burch Double Wrap Bracelet: Tory Burch has done it again with this limited edition pink wrap logo studded bracelet to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The company is donating 15 per cent of these sales to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) with a maximum donation of US$15,000 (S$18,000). ($95
 BeeCharming Zipper Bracelet: Dainty and ever so trendy, this rose metal bracelet from BeeCharming sends$10 from the purchase of each bracelet to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure. ($25
Evelyn Lauder Legacy Collection Necklace by Ann Taylor: Ann Taylor will donate 65% of full-priced purchases of The Evelyn Lauder Legacy Collection to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. ($98

Five Things: Breast Cancer Awareness Month Guilty Pleasures

This month marks the 27th anniversary of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a national call to raise awareness of the disease and funds for a cure. To support the cause, a slew of baking extraordinaire’s have launched limited edition gorgeous treats with proceeds benefiting breast cancer charities. Here are some of our favorite (not-s0-guilty) pink picks:

Magnolia Bakery is offering a pink ribbon cupcake during the month of October for $3.75. The Breast Cancer Research Foundation will receive $1 of each pink ribbon cupcake sold. 8389 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, www.

Yoplait conducts the highly successful Save Lids to Save Lives® program, which takes place from September through December each year. For each pink lid redeemed by customers, Yoplait will donate 10 cents to Komen, up to $2.5 million. For more information about the program, including the Save Lids to Save Lives mailing address, visit

 Crunch into one of Lily O’Brien’s delictable, limited Edition Crispy Hearts signature chocolate bites & support a very special cause. 10% from every pack is donated to Breast Cancer charity.

Enjoy the refreshing and exotic taste of pomegranate with the delicate, fragrant taste of hand-picked elderflowers – and support a truly great cause at the same time. During the month of October Bottlegreen will donate 10% of the proceeds from their Limited Edition BottlePink Cordial to Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

During the month of October, Panera Bread is featuring its signature, Pink Ribbon Bagel. Sweetly made with cherry chips, dried cherries and cranberries, vanilla, honey and brown sugar – with a portion of proceeds go to benefit breast cancer charities – this is a sweet charity in every way.