National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is upon us and it seems now more than ever people are rallying together and rockin’ the signature pink. Whether it’s celebs sporting pink gear or football players tossing the ball in pink gloves, everyone is down for supporting the cause.
Lucky for us eyewear fanatics, some of our favorite brands have joined in to help save the ta-tas. Check out these brands who are doing their part to support this noble cause.
Lacoste invites fashionistas everywhere to help raise awareness and funds for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation with these adorable girly-girl frames. During the month of October, 10 percent of the retail price will be donated to the foundation. Snag a pair of these uber cute shades from Lacoste.com.
From September 2010 until August 2011, 25 percent of the sales from each pair of BCBGMAXAZRIA Dream sunglasses sold will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. These oversized, classic styled sunnies, with pink ribbons and inspirational words on the inside of the temples, are a chic way to show your support. They can be purchased from BCBG.com.
Foster Grant’s Pink Hope collection features a variety of shapes, ranging from classic aviators, oversized sunnies, sporty shades and sassy readers all with breast cancer ribbon detailing. A portion of proceeds from all sales with be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Pick up a pair at your local Rite Aid.
With classic shapes and a blue/black mosaic color palette, the Victoria and Beverly frames in the Vera Bradley “Loves Me” sunglass collection are feminine and chic. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. For more information visit McGeeGroup.com.
Oakley partnered with the Young Survival Coalition (YSC), the only international non-profit network focused on young women affected with breast cancer, to come up with a truly versatile and fun collection. With seven styles—including ophthalmic frames and snow goggles—to chose from, everyone from sports enthusiasts to fashionistas will find their perfect match. Oakley will donate $20 to YSC for each frame sold. Check out Oakley.com to purchase these sunnies.
Starting in January and continuing through the rest of 2010, Wiley X will donate $2.50 from the sale of each non-polarized pair of its popular Lacey sunglasses and $3.50 from each polarized pair of the line to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). These fashionable shades have a distinct, pink Cotton Candy color on the inside and Coral Pink lenses. Support their efforts and purchase these sporty shades at WileyX.com.
Each style in the Pink Promises collection features a pink ribbon on every temple as a reminder that awareness can save lives. A dollar from each pair of sunglasses and 50 cents from each pair of safety eyewear sold will be donated to breast cancer research and awareness charities. Pink Promises sunglasses can be purchased in PGA Superstore retail locations and Pink Promises safety can be purchased from select Bass Pro Shops stores. Both can be ordered from Cliff Weil at (800) 446-9345.