Fashion Accessory Gifts That Give Back for the Holidays

Fashion Accessory Gifts: In today’s materialistic world, we often lose sight of the real meaning of the holidays as the “season of ...

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Fashion Accessory Gifts: In today’s materialistic world, we often lose sight of the real meaning of the holidays as the “season of giving.” But what if consumers could give a friend or loved one a gift that also did more? From lipsticks to boots, the following companies have created everyday accessories that give something back. Each time they are purchased, a portion of the proceeds benefit charities and people in need.

1. MAC Viva Glam

Pop icon Nicki Minaj has collaborated with the popular cosmetics brand to create VIVA GLAM—two lipsticks and two glosses (priced at $15/each). Every cent of the selling price goes toward helping women, men and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

2. GIV Mobile

Fashion Accessory Gifts

The rise of smartphones has turned cellphones into a person’s best accessory. GIV Mobile is the first consumer-conscious wireless service that is dedicated to donating 8% of monthly “Unlimited Everything” plans, or $50 annually per subscriber, to up to three non-profit charities of the customer’s choice. GIV Mobile works with various organizations such as the Alzheimer’s Association, Doctors Without Borders, Scholarship America, the Red Cross and many more. The new service allows customers to effortlessly donate to charity every month just by using their cellphone, and operates on the dependable 4G network of T-Mobile USA, Inc.

3. TOMS Boots

The popular shoe brand is known for its one to one rule—every time a pair of shoes or boots is bought, another pair is donated to someone in need. TOMS has donated shoes in more than 50 different countries and is now incorporating boots into is shoe line.

4. Krochet Kids Hats

Fashion Accessory Gifts

Krochet Kids International provides jobs, education, and mentorships to women in Northern Uganda and Peru with one simple accessory—a woven hat. The products created abroad have been well received in the United States. Each hat is signed by its maker in Uganda or Peru, making every hat unique and hand crafted.

5. Warby Parker Glasses

The company’s mission is to create and sell stylish eyeglasses at reasonable prices, while helping those less fortunate around the world gain access to prescription glasses. Through a partnership with VisionSpring, the company guarantees that for every pair of glasses sold another pair will be donated to someone in need. The styles are vintage-inspired and start at $95.

6. FIGS Bow Ties

Fashion Accessory Gifts

FIGS Ties are made with high quality wools, silks, cashmere, cotton and linen in vintage-inspired and sophisticated styles. Through its “Threads for Threads” program every tie sale provides a school uniform to an underprivileged child. The uniforms are distributed in Eastern Africa, across more than 100 schools in Kenya and Tanzania.

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