These fashion brands aren’t just catching the eye of celebrities – they’re making a difference.
I don’t know whether it’s awards season that has me all aflutter, but I can’t seem to get enough of what celebrities are up to – particularly, what they’re wearing while they’re being all awesome. They always have the inside scoop on the latest trends, fashion brands, and literal statement pieces: Accessories that not only look amazing, but make a difference.
Here are 7 charitable and trendy fashion brands celebrities adore:
CureDiva is the first of its kind: It’s an online boutique for women facing breast cancer. Visitors can shop for beauty, fashion and lifestyle products for each phase of breast cancer treatment (such as non-toxic nail polish, a compression mastectomy bra or a cooling pearl necklace to help with hot flashes during chemotherapy). Celebs like Giuliana Rancic and Lorna Luft have been giving CureDiva mad love.
2. Hope Paige
Known for their fashionable medical accessories, Hope Paige has partnered with celebs including Mayim Bialik, Angela Bassett and Melissa Joan Hart to create customized bracelets to raise awareness for different illnesses and medical conditions. Best of all, 100 percent of proceeds are donated to a charity of each celebrity’s choosing.
3. Dots on Tots
Celeb moms like “The Bachelor’s” Molly Mesnick are going crazy for Dots on Tots, and are especially in love with their organic flap hat. All products by Dots on Tots put children’s safety first – they’re 100 percent certified organic, created with low-impact dyes and irritant-free fabric (not to mention they’re manufactured in the U.S.A.).
CelebriTees is an initiative by CommonThreadz where each t-shirt sold feeds an orphan in Africa for one month and donates $5 to the celebrity’s charity of choice. Celebs who’ve designed t-shirts for the charity include Laura Prepon, Matthew Lillard, and Schuyler Fisk.
5. Same Sky
Same Sky provides jobs globally for women struggling to lift themselves out of poverty, and they do so by giving them the tools to become self-sufficient. They’re trained as artisans and 100 percent of the proceeds from Same Sky are reinvested to train, employ and empower more artisans. Same Sky has oodles of celebrity fans including Halle Berry, Meryl Streep, Alicia Keys and Jessica Alba.
6. Milk & Honey
If you’re in the market for a splurgy-splurge, shoe boutique Milk & Honey has partnered with celebs like Molly Sims, Kate Mara and Ginnifer Goodwin to design a line of fabulous pumps – and the proceeds go to each celebrity’s charity of choice.
Okay, so I’m not exactly a celebrity, but my mom and I pretend to be when we watch the Oscars. KITE stands for Kids Inspiring Tomorrow’s Education, and it’s a school supply company: For every pack of pencils it sells it provides one to a child in need. It’s a great way for your inner nerd to get excited about back-to-school shopping again (because yes, stationary is the best accessory of all!).
What celeb-inspired fashion brands are you obsessed with?
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