Need A Reason to Shop? Think Pink!
Most people know that pink is my favorite color. From my signature pink baseball caps to my oversized pink purse, pink phone cover, pink laptop, pink lipgloss..…well, you get it. If it comes in pink—I’ll buy it! And what better time to indulge my love of shopping for all things pink than October when so many companies are donating proceeds from pink products to organizations that benefit breast cancer research. Check out some of my favorite finds for fitness lovers and “add to cart" ASAP! Not only will you be treating yourself, but you’ll also be doing something good for your fellow females, one in approximately every eight of whom is affected by this second most common cancer in women. There’s power in pink, y’all!
Mizuno Project Zero
Calling all runners! One of my favorite shops for running gear, Fleet Feet has teamed up with Mizuno to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation through the “projectZERO” collection, and from tennies to tees and tights, there is something for everyone. Mizuno will donate $10 from the sale of every limited edition Rider WAVEKNIT shoe, and $5 from all apparel to this New York-based non-profit that is the highest-ratest breast cancer research organization in the U.S. Check out selection and prices here.
Athletic Propulsion Labs Techloom Tracer Training Shoe
Known for outstanding comfort and support, this training shoe is designed with some serious attention to detail. Exceptional lateral stability, along with laces that won’t trip you up are just a few of the reasons people love APL for all levels of intensity. Need one more? From now until Sept 30, 2021, 20% of the sale of this $230, limited release shoe with its soft pink hue will go to the Women’s Cancer Research Fund. Get it before it’s gone here.
Betty Designs FCK Cancer Cycle Jersey
If you are an outdoor cyclist or triathlete, make a big bold statement about cancer awareness Betty Designs FCK Cancer Jersey. With a motto of “badass is beautiful,” Betty Designs has built its brand around empowering women, so it comes as no surprise that they would create a jersey with an equally empowering and edgy message. Made for performance, this lightweight jersey gives you a tight fit and features a full-length zipper, and three roomy back pockets for stashing your stuff. Added bonus, 10% of sales go to Keep a Breast, The Seany Foundation, and UCSD Moores Cancer Center. $139.99 at www.bettydesigns.com.
Aerie Limited Edition Bright Pink T-Shirt
Cropped, cute, and crazy comfy, this gray T-shirt from Aerie adds a touch of whimsy to your post-workout gear. The super-soft cotton and relaxed, boyfriend fit gives it that “lived-in” feel that you’ll want to wear all day. Aerie is donating 100% of sales from this $29.95 sweatshirt to Bright Pink®, a non-profit dedicated to the prevention of and early detection of both breast and ovarian cancers in young women. Get yours here.
FCancer x Koral
Check out another bold statement by two female-founded companies who have joined forces. Known for its cutting-edge athletic wear designed to make women look and feel sexy while they sweat, Koral has partnered with FCancer a non-profit dedicated to breast cancer education and prevention. Throughout October, 15% of sales from Koral’s “pink collection,” will go to help FCancer with its grassroots programs. Browse the selection here.