We’ve all been there. Aimlessly wandering the mall less than a week before Christmas to find those perfect final few gifts – or perhaps to only begin (no judgement here). But before you spring for an easy-fix gift card, I’m here to help with fashionable gift ideas that also happen to give back in a big way. Why give one gift when you can give one amazing gift that will help out a good cause?
As I’m sure we all know, a black bag is a staple in every wardrobe (trust me – I’m sure I have 10+), but this vegan leather crossbody from Matt+Nat stands out among the rest. Not only is its round shape adorable, but 100% of the proceeds from every bag sold goes towards one of the brands partnered charities of your choosing. I’m not sure about you, but I can definitely make room for one more LBB.
This Toronto-based brand offers a range of clothing and accessories for women AND men that allow you to sport your Canadian/hometown/sports team pride in comfort and style. Better yet, every garment sold means that two meals are donated to a Canadian child in need. Need I say more?
If you haven’t yet heard of Cheekbone Beauty…girl – where’ve you been? Combining her passion for beauty and a mission to empower indigenous youth, this Canadian company’s founder has done just that. 10% of the profits from every purchase supports education for First Nations children (who, by the way, receive 30-50% less funding for their education). Time to get that glow on.
Fresh out of the UK, this brand brings an entirely new shopping experience to its customers. After shopping through a selection of (super cute) everyday basics, 90% of the profits from your purchase go toward a charity of YOUR choice. And just look at this dress…
Their slogan says it all: “Fashion that gives a damn”. Aside from being a saviour to fashionista’s everywhere for their comfortable, edgy, and totally wearable clothing, n:Philanthropy also cares about PUPPIES…and children too. 10% of proceeds are donated to Children’s Hospital LA, the ASPCA, and more. I’m in.
Boots: Ann Marino
Bag: Ralph Lauren
Shoes: Ralph Lauren
Coat: Calvin Klein (ON SALE)
Jeans: 7 For All Mankind
Bag: Ralph Lauren
Boots: Ann Marino by Bettye Muller
Sweater: BP (Nordstrom)
Boots: Circus by Sam Edelman
Shirt: Twik (Simons)
Skirt: Twik (Simons)
Sunglasses: Joe Fresh