Fashion With Benefits

Ease your conscious with fashionable pieces that give back to the world.

cuyana alpaca textured boucle cape

As we sit down to give thanks this week and start to think about our holiday-shopping-to-do lists, now is the perfect time to consider gifts with meaning. Here we've rounded up a selection of stylishly charitable favorites from around the interweb (and globe!). Happy holiday shopping indeed!

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The Cape

Cuyana Alpaca Textured Boucle Cape, $120; cuyana.com

Cuyana focuses on fewer, better things–sourcing high quality pieces from around the world and challenging customers to live with less. With every purchase, you have the option to donate unwanted items from your wardrobe to Cuyana's non-profit partners.

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The Fleece

The Great Gatsby Book Cover Fleece, $42; outofprintclothing.com

Out of Print celebrates literary classics through fashion. For each product sold, a book is donated to communities in need.

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The Cover Up

JADEtribe Mini Farah Cover Up, $172; shopbop.com

Founder, Kimberly Hartman, sources and collaborates with local artisans around the world bringing their handcrafted pieces to a wider audience. JADEtribe launched its first beach ready-to-wear collection on Shopbop this past spring and continues to expand it's global product categories and influence each season.

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The Scarf

Raven + Lily Gete Black + White Stripe Scarf, $58; ravenandlily.com

Raven + Lily employs women in developing countries with the mission to alleviate poverty. This naturally dyed and handmade scarf empowers women recovering from child birth injuries.

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The Beanie

Apolis Co-Op Alpaca Beanie, $98; apolisglobal.com

Socially motivated lifestyle brand, Apolis, partnered with a 35 person Peruvian co-op to bring these hand knit beanies to the global marketplace.

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The Slip-Ons

Toms Tabitha Simmons Embroidered Satin-Twill Slip-Ons, $125; net-a-porter.com

Designer and stylist, Tabitha Simmons, has collaborated with Toms on a whimsically British holiday collection. For every pair sold, a pair of shoes are given to a child in need.

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The Sunglasses

Warby Parker Flannery Sunglasses, $145; warbyparker.com

For every pair purchased, Warby Parker provides glasses or funding to non-profit partners such as VisionSpring. VS trains low-income men and women on how to sell glasses to their communities–growing their "Buy a Pair, Give a Pair" business model.

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The Headphones

LSTN Beech Wood Troubadour Headphones, $150;

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For every pair of these handcrafted and environmentally friendly headphones sold, LSTN helps restore hearing to a person in need through the Starkey Hearing Foundation.

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The Canister

Jonathan Adler Dolls Canister, $28; jonathanadler.com

Jonathan Adler will contribute 10% of sales to the Global Fund to help HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Each canister purchased provides one week of life-saving medication.

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The Necklace

Raven + Lily Elsabet Multi-Strand Tube Necklace, $79;

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This socially-conscious lifestyle brand employs women in developing countries with the mission to alleviate poverty. This particular necklace, part of Raven + Lily's Ethiopia Collection, empowers HIV-positive women in Ethiopia.

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The Cuff

Liberty United Bullet Cuff, $145; libertyunited.com

Giles & Brother designer Philip Crangi has partnered with Liberty United in an effort to reduce gun violence while providing jobs in the United States. Each piece of jewelry is made from illegal guns or bullets that have been removed from circulation.

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The Charm Bracelet

Dezso By Sara Beltran Margarita Shark Tooth Charm Bracelet, $115; shoplatitude.com

L-atitude offers a luxurious variety of finds from around the world–fusing fashion and travel.

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The Stacking Rings

Matterial Fix Chevron Stacking Rings, $48; matterialfix.com

Matterial Fix has partnered with Freedom Firm, a non-profit organization in India dedicated to eliminating child prostitution. 10% of each jewelry purchase goes towards the rescue, restoration, and justice of sex trafficking victims.

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The Ridged Rings

Invisible Children Illisante Rings, $40; invisiblechildren.com

All purchases fund Invisible Children's mission of protection and rehabilitation for the children abducted to be part of Joseph Kony's army.

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The Earrings

Mini Mixers Triangle Circle Earrings, $50; boticca.com

Boticca empowers designers from around the world by connecting them with new customers in this carefully curated marketplace.

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The Leather Tote

Cuyana Leather Tote, $150; cuyana.com

Cuyana focuses on fewer, better things–sourcing high quality pieces from around the world and challenging customers to live with less. With every purchase, customers have the option to donate unwanted items from their wardrobes to Cuyana's non-profit partners.

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The Standard Tote

Apolis Standard Tote, $58; apolisglobal.com

Apolis, a socially motivated lifestyle brand, partnered with an artisan women's co-op in Bangladesh to make these reusable shopping totes.

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The Clutch

JADEtribe Elizabeth iClutch Brown, $176; jadetribe.myshopify.com

Founder, Kimberly Hartman, sources and collaborates with local artisans around the world bringing their handcrafted pieces to a wider audience.

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The Make-Up Case

Rachel Rachel Roy Piece & Co. Make-Up Case, $30; rachelroy.com

Rachel Roy partnered with Piece & Co. (a marketplace that connects brands with artisans in developing worlds) to empower women through sustainable employment.

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The Wine Bag

Feed Wine Bag, $22; feedprojects.com

"Feed the world, one bag at a time." The purchase of Feed's first wine bag will provide five school meals to children around the world.

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