October is one of the busiest months for raising awareness to Cancer with Go Sober and Stop Smoking Campaigns featuring heavily. It is also Breast Cancer Awareness month, so we have complied a list of the latest fashion and beauty buys that will not only be a great asset to your wardrobe or makeup bag, but you will also be helping charity!
Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, Limited Edition 100ml Pink Jar, £99
This fab cream aims to improve complexion within 2 weeks! It’s infused with marine extracts and helps to improve wrinkle depth and firmness. And at the end of October, Elemis will make a £10,000 donation to Breast Cancer Care! Make sure you get your limited edition jar from John Lewis, Debenhams and Harvey Nichols stores and online at www.hourseoffraser.co.uk and www.timetospa.co.uk
2750 Pumps By Superga, £44.99
These limited edition 2750 features an extra strong, fully breathable pure cotton upper in begonia pink. The timeless 2750 style is a lightweight, simple canvas tennis shoe with vulcanised rubber sole. They look great with a cute skater dress and pastels are great for AW. Office and Superga will also donate 30% off the RRP to Breakthough Breast Cancer. Available online at office.co.uk
Jo Malone Red Roses Cologne, 100ml £82
Treat yourself to a bottle of Red Roses from Jo Malone and they will donate £20 to Breast Cancer Research Foundation UK. The fragrance is a blend of seven of the worlds most exquisite roses and its a delicate shade of pink to echo the campaign. The bottle will also feature the pink ribbon symbol.
Butterfly Print Top, £14.99, Bon Marche
Animal prints are everywhere for AW, so not only will this top be on trend, it will also be helping the campaign as 10% will be donated. Team it will leather-look trousers and biker boots for a funky day time look.
Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturising Lotion, 125ml £30
One of Cliniques best selling products is also helping the fight for a cure this month. The Dramatically Different Moisturiser Plus is part of their 3-step skin care system and is now decorated with a limited edition pink keyring which is exclusive to their website! £2 from every bottle sold will go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Cufflinks, £9.99, www.breastcancercampaign.org
Don’t let the men go without raising this month! These gorgeous pink cufflinks will be sure to make a statement in the office and will brighten up the dullest of suits! The jigsaw shape is also available in a pin-badge for just £1!
Filofax Willow iPad Air Case, £39.99, www.filofax.co.uk
This gorgeous soft-touch case is patterned on the inside but has the trademark pink lining! It is made to fit the iPad air and can be rotated to view your table in different positions. It also has an internal notepad, pockets and a pen, making it perfect for organising yourself and for every case sold, £3 will be donated to charity!
A Little Awareness Bracelet, £12.99, Joma Jewellery
Breast Cancer Charity Bracelet, £110, Astley Clarke
This London based company have teamed up with the charity to create this lovely bracelet with a pave ribbon. It is the perfect accessory to you accompany any outfit and £2.50 from every one sold will be donated. OR if you fancy splashing the cash, this bracelet from Astley Clarke is for you. Featuring rose quartz and a hand woven silver cord, this bracelet has been designed alongside the BRCA gene spokesperson Emma Parlons and £22 will be donated to charity.
Pretty in Pink Afternoon Tea at The Hilton Manchester, £30
This October, Cloud 23’s famous afternoon tea turns pink! Think tomato quiche, smoked salmon, strawberry tarts, raspberry and rosewater jelly, red velvet cupcakes and a pink 1930’s cosmo to top it all off! The menu has been created by the hotels Executive Chef Stuart Duff and a proportion of each Pink Tea sold will be donated to charity. To book visit www.cloud23.com
By Emily Parker