Thursday, June 13, 2013

Fashion cares? Do you?

-Tiger tee , Also check out this super sexy version
-BCBG Ankle boots, Similar here 
DKNY sunglasses.

"For it is in giving that we receive."
Francis of Assisi 

I couldn't agree more. We are at our best when we acknowledge our capacity of being useful for society, caring and compassionate. Fashion Industry has not ignore this fact and has shown thru many instances and in many ways that it cares. It cares for the poor, the abandoned, the hungry, the neglected, the education of our children, the sick, and the list goes on and gets very long.

I must admit that not often I did think about how fashion is involve in charity but came across an article about model Liya Kebede and the brand she founded, Lemlem, that helps economic growth in Ethiopia. I got curious and wanted to know what other companies have similar practices. I learned that an L.A. Based company, Shop Gado Gado, donates to school uniforms for children in need from the profits of their necklaces. Another organization is the Fashion For a Cause Foundation based in Nevada and supporting the Leukimia and Lymphoma local Society as well as the Nevada Blind Children Foundation ..... well as I said the list goes on, fortunately.

As a buyer I know now that I have an option to help while I shop and with some research I know I can probably find some of  my buys from companies that help others. We can call this 'buying with a purpose' and it is for sure, an additional excuse to go shopping :)

The truth is that most of the world's population is in some type of need so,  i t is nice to help when we can. I will like to hear from you: Do you make an habitual practice to buy from charitable companies? Do you know any fashion brands or companies that donate to charity? Please share with us here by leaving your comment with the name of those brands. Spreading the word is another way to help.

Hope you are all having a great, happy week.


XOXO ♥ 


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17 comments:

  1. Esa camiseta es super cool! Me encanta el look!
    Un beso guapa
    Quiestinquiestout

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  2. This is such an amazing outfit! One of my favorites on you, easily!

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  3. whenever i have the opportunity, i definitely shop when it's for a great cause and support businesses that give back to the community.

    love the tiger tee!!

    rockoomph.blogspot.com
    Jewelry GIVEAWAY

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  4. Oh how I love this outfit! Those boots rock and that tee is slammin! Love it!

    http://simplysassysstyle.blogspot.com/

    dawn

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  5. I think it's great if I can help a little bit with my buying. I like special organization like from laura Bush. With any buy of her Bags, you give a child a meal.

    You looks great in your outfit. What kind of workout you do?
    Sorry for my bad English!!

    Glamupyourlifestyle.blogspot.de

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  6. loving the tiger top!

    - Janine
    http://theeoptimist.blogspot.com


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  7. It is definitely very rewarding when one gives back and helps others. I'm so glad to hear that there are so many fashion companies that are helping others and doing charity. You look amazing in this outfit btw, your leopard shirt is aaaawesome!

    www.thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com

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  8. Really love that purse you're sportin'. Gorgeous! I know a lot of brands are involved in charitable work but to be honest, I can't name them off the top of my head. Always nice when they do, though!

    xoxo,

    Jules of Canines & Couture
    www.caninesandcouture.com

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  9. Love how your jewllery matches this outfit. I think more fashion brands should donate to charity.
    Laura. xx

    www.stylishvue.blogspot.com

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  10. Love your t short. I recently bought one and I love it.

    If you get a sec, check out my latest post 'Classy Theory'. I would love to read what you think.

    Have a wonderful weekend!<3
    Sofia

    stylishlyinlove.blogspot.com

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  11. crossroad tradings donates to local charities (homeless shelters and the spca)

    you look rad in this top!!
    xx

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  12. I really appreciate companies /brands that give back!!
    Love ur edgy look! Hope you are having a wonderful day!
    -Jyoti
    Style-Delights Blog

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  13. Wow me encanta esa camiseta del tigre!!! estás guapísima y sexy!!!
    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

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  14. I love fashion for a cause. :)

    You look great! Rocker chic.

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

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  15. Gorgeous look!! I really like your shirt!! :)

    http://danadimitras.blogspot.it/

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  16. Those boots and the styling is really well put together x
    kerrimelcream.blogspot.com

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