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October’s Breast Cancer Awareness 2010 Gift Guide

The Avon Foundation for Women Campaign is launching a new crusade with Reese Witherspoon to “Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer” during the month of October. As a new symbol of empowerment, Avon and Reese are unveiling “Lips” to give the quest a little lip service, including:

Lips for Life tote – With 100% of the proceeds ($3.74) going to support the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.

Avon and Reese are asking women to “PassTheKissOn” through a fun, customizable online widget that lets users send personalized messages – spoken by a pair of talking lips – to family and friends.

Fergie, along with the Fergie Footwear brand, are joining the fight against breast cancer. The Hope shoe, from Fergie’s Fall 2010 collection, will be available during the QVC presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” event benefiting breast cancer research on October 15th. It retails for $45 (half its original retail price) and 100% of the net proceeds go to breast cancer research.

Honoring National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, BodyRock Sport will be donating 10% of the proceeds from the sales of all pink-colored bras and headphones to Susan G. Komen For the Cure. With 6 pink bra styles and 2 color options for earbuds, BodyRock Sport helps support the cause in style.

David Yurman has designed a limited edition woven bracelet, offering fashion that gives back!

Created in honor of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the bracelet speaks to the designers commitment to support the fight against breast cancer. A portion of the proceeds will benefit either the Breast Cancer Research Fund or A Key to the Cure (depending on location of purchase).

So make a difference when you shop! The pink BCA woven rubber bracelet has an intricately engraved silver clasp stamped with the classic David Yurman logo. Available October 1st, the bracelet retails for $275 and can be purchased at all David Yurman retailers and DavidYurman.com.

Solano is now offering a limited edition pink Power to Prevent dryer which will be available through major distributors and at beauty supply stores nationwide until October 31st. www.solanopower.com. As part of the partnership, an annual donation is made to LBBC to help women affected by breast cancer live as long as possible with the best quality of life.

Make a dramatic difference with Clinique. $10.00 from your purchase helps support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Limited-edition Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion comes with a collectible key ring with a pink ribbon heart and Clinique “C” charm.

Help Coach and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation find a cure with this pretty pink watch.
Stainless steel case with leather strap

  • Mother of Pearl Dial
  • Buckle closure
  • Quartz movement
  • Mineral crystal
  • Water-resistant to 99 feet

From October 1 through 31, 2010, Coach will donate 20% of the proceeds from the sale of this item to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Vitapur Breast Cancer Awareness Water Pitcher – Pink. Available at Target.com.

This awareness ribbon is a constant reminder of the strength we need to endure those hard times or to support, honor or commemorate those whom we care for.

Part of the LifeNotes™ collection of necklaces, this beautiful sterling silver necklace is inscribed with the word “strength” in a stylized font and composed of a 14kt gold awareness ribbon and three .01 ct diamonds.

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Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of LadyAndTheBlog.com. She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.