Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

There’s a new twist on the old adage: It’s better to give and to receive, especially when it comes to Breast Cancer Awareness month. This season’s hottest wedding trend is going pink. With fabulous items at every price point, it's easier than ever to give meaningful gifts for every wedding occasion.

 

Check out our selection of the top products for everything from bridal shower gifts to wedding favors that support breast cancer organizations everywhere.

 

By: 
Gabriella Rello

  • For the Bride: Cuisinart Chopper & Grinder

    For the Bride: Cuisinart Chopper & Grinder

    Complete your bride’s appliance collection with the multi-purpose Cuisinart Elite Collection 4-Cup Chopper and Grinder. The four-cup bowl effortlessly chops, grinds, and purées for meal-prep ease ($64.95, available at cuisinart.com).

    For all sales of pink products, Cuisinart will donate 3% to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • For the Bride: Minimergency Kit

    For the Bride: Minimergency Kit

    In the event of a wedding-day crisis, the bride will be glad you grabbed a Minimergency Kit. Complete with items like safety pins, stain remover, earring backs, and bandages, this kit has her covered ($17, available at unique-vintage.com). 

    For every purchase, Unique Vintage will donate 20% of proceeds to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

  • For the Bride: David Yurman Necklace

    For the Bride: David Yurman Necklace

    Searching for the perfect gift for the bride-to-be from the entire bridal party? Look no further than David Yurman’s Limited Edition Starburst Pendant. Complete with pink sapphires, this beautiful necklace is something the bride will cherish for years to come ($595, available at David Yurman retail stores and davidyurman.com). 

    David Yurman will donate 20% of proceeds to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • For the Bride: Cuisinart Hand Mixer

    For the Bride: Cuisinart Hand Mixer

    Cuisinart’s 7-Speed Electronic Hand Mixer is a kitchen must-have for any newlywed couple. Gift it in light pink, and you'll support the couple in the kitchen and the prevention and cure of breast cancer ($59.95, available at cuisinart.com).

    Cuisinart will donate 3% of all pink products, with a flat donation of $32,500, to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • For the Bride: Little Pink Card

    For the Bride: Little Pink Card

    What to give the bride who already has everything? A Bloomingdale’s gift card, available from $10-$1,000, is always in style. Their “Little Pink Card” will be available from mid-September through December at Bloomingdale's stores and bloomingdales.com.

    From September 15 through December 31, Bloomingdale’s will donate 10% of Little Pink Card values, plus 10% of purchases made with the card, to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • For the Bride: Conair Styling Tools

    For the Bride: Conair Styling Tools

    DIY your wedding hair with help from Conair’s Power of Pink Collection. With items like blow dryers, brushes, and irons, Conair offers everything you need for salon-worthy tresses ($9.99-$39.99, available at mass, drug, and specialty stores). 

    Conair will donate $0.30-$1 of proceed per product to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • For the Bride: Nest Candles

    For the Bride: Nest Candles

    Help newlyweds relax and unwind at home with the rosey scent of Passion Candles by Nest Fragrances. Available year-round, the collection honors the memory of Evelyn Lauder, who worked tirelessly for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation ($28, available at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale's, and nestfragrances.com).

    For each purchase, Nest Fragrances will donate 10% of proceeds to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Beauty Products: Aveda Hand Lotion

    Beauty Products: Aveda Hand Lotion

    Spoil your bridesmaids with a spa-themed gift basket as a thank-you for their constant wedding assistance. A must-include pick: Aveda’s Limited-Edition Hand Relief with Rosemary Mint Aroma. This rich moisturizer will leave skin noticeably softer, and the dreamy scent is sure to induce wedding-day calm. Available only during October, stock up on this luxe hand cream before it's gone ($24.50, available at Aveda retail stores and aveda.com).

    For every purchase, Aveda will donate $4 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

  • Beauty Products: Clinique Lipstick

    Beauty Products: Clinique Lipstick

    Hoping your bridesmaids will wear matching lipstick hues? Include your favorite shade — like Clinique’s Pink Ribbon Honey — in an early thank-you gift to ensure they all have a tube ready on your big day. From September to January, Clinique will offer this pink cosmetic pouch free of charge with purchase of this lipstick shade ($15, available at Clinique counters nationwide).

    Clinique will donate $3 per purchase to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Beauty Products: Essie Nail Polish

    Beauty Products: Essie Nail Polish

    Complete pampering gift baskets with the newest hue from Essie  Pink Works. In partnership with Living Beyond Breast Cancer, an organization that provides care and services to women and families affected by breast cancer, Essie offers this beautiful subtle, shimmering pink shade in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Pink Works will be available from October to November 2013 ($8, available at salons and beauty destinations nationwide and essie.com).

    Essie will donate a portion of proceeds to Living Beyond Breast Cancer.

  • Beauty Products: Coach Perfume

    Beauty Products: Coach Perfume

    Select a sweet new wedding-day scent you’ll treasure long after your guests depart. Coach’s Signature EDT Spray is chic and sophisticated, filled with scents of fresh fruit and florals — perfect for your big day and beyond ($68, available at Macy’s, Lord & Taylor, and Coach stores from September through December 2013, while supplies last).

    Coach will donate 20% per purchase, up to $25,000, to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

  • Beauty Products: Bumble and Bumble Hairspray

    Beauty Products: Bumble and Bumble Hairspray

    Tame fly-aways and clinch camera-ready hair with Bumble and Bumble’s Spray de Mode Hairspray. Order fast, as this limited-edition styling product is only stocked at Bumble and Bumble this October ($27, available in Bumble and Bumble salons and at bumbleandbumble.com). 

    Bumble and Bumble will donate $5 per purchase to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Beauty Products: Bobbi Brown Blush

    Beauty Products: Bobbi Brown Blush

    For a fresh and lovely wedding day look, dust Bobbi Brown’s Pink Ribbon Collection Embossed Blush in French Pink onto the apples of your cheeks. Available in a limited-edition set with their Mini Face Blender Brush from October 2013 through March 2014, this popular duo is the perfect addition to your wedding makeup arsenal ($45, available at Bobbi Brown cosmetic counters and bobbibrowncosmetics.com).

    Bobbi Brown will donate $10 per purchase to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Beauty Products: Photo Finish Makeup Primer

    Beauty Products: Photo Finish Makeup Primer

    For a flawless, photo-ready face, begin your wedding morning makeup routine with Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer. The primer reduces the appearance of fine lines and pores, ensuring you’ll be ready for your close-up ($36, available at Ulta stores, ulta.com, and smashbox.com). 

    For every purchase, Smashbox will donate $5 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Beauty Products: Estee Lauder Solid Perfume

    Beauty Products: Estee Lauder Solid Perfume

    Solid perfume is a wedding must-have: Easy to store and use throughout the day, Estée Lauder's Evelyn Lauder Dream Solid Perfume Compact, one of their most popular fragrances, is a bride’s best friend ($49.50, available at select Estée Lauder counters and esteelauder.com).

    Estée Lauder will donate 100% of proceeds to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Bridal Party Gifts: Gaiam Mat

    Bridal Party Gifts: Gaiam Mat

    Whether you’re planning a yoga retreat bachelorette weekend or simply thanking fitness-loving bridesmaids, gifting them Gaiam’s Pink Ribbon II Yoga Mat and Mari Winsor’s Pink Ribbon Pilates DVD is a sure win. Both products will be available year-round beginning September 3 (mat, $21.98; DVD, $14.98, available at amazon.com).

    Gaiam will donate $1 per purchase to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Bridal Party Gifts: Makeup Brushes

    Bridal Party Gifts: Makeup Brushes

    Your bridesmaids will feel exceptionally pretty with the help of these makeup brushes. Sonia Kashuk for Target's Proudly Pink Five-Piece Purse Brush Set, housed in a bright makeup case, makes an excellent thank-you for attendants ($15.99, available at Target stores and target.com).

    For every purchase, Target will donate 15% of proceeds to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Bridal Party Gifts: Avon Bracelet

    Bridal Party Gifts: Avon Bracelet

    Avon’s Breast Cancer Crusade Tennis Bracelet makes a great bridesmaid gift. Light and beautiful, the sleek bracelet is complete with pink crystal roses and enamel ribbons, making the piece a true keepsake ($5, available at avon.com).

    Avon will donate 100% of proceeds to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.

  • Bridal Party Gifts: iPad Case

    Bridal Party Gifts: iPad Case

    Unique Vintage’s Midnight Blossom iPad Case is a lovely and feminine gift for your bridal party. Pair with an electronics gift card or a fun pair of headphones, and your ladies will be skipping down the aisle ($32.50, available at uniquevintage.com).

    Unique Vintage will donate 20% of proceeds to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

  • Bridal Party Gifts: Tool Set

    Bridal Party Gifts: Tool Set

    Pink isn't just for your female attendants! Thank groomsmen for their efforts with Apollo Tools' 39-Piece Household Tool Kit. The gentlemen in your life will love the storage case and interchangeable options ($7.99-$99.99, available at apollotools.com)

    Apollo Tools will donate between $0.25-$3 per purchase, depending on the product, to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Bridal Party Gifts: Boxing Gloves

    Bridal Party Gifts: Boxing Gloves

    Looking for a knock-out experience gift for your groom and groomsmen? Provide each with a pair of Everlast Worldwide Pro Style Training Gloves and book a session at a local boxing gym ($6.99-39.99, available at sporting good retailers and everlast.com).

    For each purchase, Everlast will donate $1 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Bridal Party Gifts: Lab Series Skincare

    Bridal Party Gifts: Lab Series Skincare

    Give your groomsmen their own pre-wedding pampering session with Lab Series Skincare for Men's Pro LS All-in-One Treatment. It hydrates, soothes, and repairs skin in one quick step ($29, available at Macy's, Bloomingdale's, and labseries.com). 

    Lab Series will donate $5 per purchase to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Wedding Favors: Woodwick Candles

    Wedding Favors: Woodwick Candles

    Offer each wedding guest a pink Woodwick candle, complete with a custom-made tag for a personal touch. Available at Bon-Ton beginning September 18, these candles are a thoughtful gift guests will actually enjoy receiving ($19.99, available at Bon-Ton stores). 

    Bon-Ton will donate 5% of proceeds to several charities, including The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center, and the Milwaukee Susan G. Komen chapter.

  • Wedding Favors: Onehope Chardonnay

    Wedding Favors: Onehope Chardonnay

    This Chardonnay from Onehope is perfect for a wedding toast; it also makes an amazing favor ($18.99, available at onehopewine.com).

    Half of the proceeds from each bottle are donated to the fight against breast cancer.

  • Wedding Favors: Penguin "Read Pink"

    Wedding Favors: Penguin "Read Pink"

    Gift guests with one of Penguin's "Read Pink" novels. The company is offering 15 bestselling, mass-market and trade titles from favored authors. Each will feature a Pink Ribbon image on the cover to help raise awareness and support. See the full list of participating authors at penguin.com/readpink. Books are available only in October ($7.99-$16, available at various retail stores and penguin.com). 

    Regardless of sales, Penguin will donate $25,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Honeymoon Essentials: iPhone Easel

    Honeymoon Essentials: iPhone Easel

    Your honeymoon selfies just got a whole lot better with Unique Vintage's iPhone Easel. Capture photos and video of you and your groom without the help of a kind passerby. You'll be sharing envy-worthy Instagram photos in a flash ($13, available at unique-vintage.com). 

    For every purchase, Unique Vintage will donate 20% of proceeds to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

  • Honeymoon Essentials: Cricket Travel Hair Dryer and Flat Iron

    Honeymoon Essentials: Cricket Travel Hair Dryer and Flat Iron

    Save coveted suitcase space by including this compact travel set. Cricket Hairstyling Tools' Hot PINK! Friction Free Travel Dryer & Mini Flat Iron Set is compact enough for travel but powerful enough to style your ideal honeymoon hair ($76.99, available at cricketco.com). 

    Cricket will donate $5,000 to breast cancer research through The City of Hope Cancer Research Hospital.

  • Honeymoon Essentials: Baseball Hat

    Honeymoon Essentials: Baseball Hat

    Remember to pack the light pink Ribbon Baseball Cap from Kohl’s to stave off honeymoon sunburns. As part of the Kohl’s Cares Tek Gear collection, the feminine cap will be available now through November 3 ($5, available at Kohl's stores). 

    Kohl’s will donate 100% of net profit to support the fight against breast cancer.

  • Honeymoon Essentials: The Wet Brush

    Honeymoon Essentials: The Wet Brush

    Combat wave-induced hair tangles with the limited-edition Breast Cancer Awareness WetBrush. Favored for its ability to detangle even the thickest strands, this edition of the Wet Brush will be available beginning in August ($14, available at thewetbrush.com). 

    25% of BCA Wet Brush profits will be donated to various charities for breast cancer research.

  • Honeymoon Essentials: Lipault Tote

    Honeymoon Essentials: Lipault Tote

     Lipault of Paris' Petite Travel Tote is the supreme honeymoon carry-on. Stash travel necessities in this lightweight fuchsia tote, which matches an array of Lipault luggage for airline coordination ($125, available at lipault.com)

    Lipault of Paris will donate 10% of proceeds to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Honeymoon Essentials: Playing Cards

    Honeymoon Essentials: Playing Cards

    One honeymoon must-have you may not think of: Playing cards. In case of inclement weather or airport delays, you’ll be happy you stowed this pink pack in your carry-on. Available year-round, The United States Playing Card Company offers their high-quality cards in pink packaging to show their support for breast cancer research ($3.49, available at major retailers where Bicycle cards are sold and bicyclecards.com). 

    For every purchase, The United States Playing Card Company will donate $0.15 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Post-Wedding Must-Haves: Pentel Pens

    Post-Wedding Must-Haves: Pentel Pens

    Gear up for thank-you note writing with Pentels Pink Promise Writing Instruments. Available year-round, this line of pens proudly supports the Breast Cancer Research Foundation ($2-$10, available at all major office supply chains, pentel.com, and amazon.com). 

    For each purchase, Pentel of America will donate $0.05 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Post-Wedding Must-Haves: Jasmine Rose Robe

    Post-Wedding Must-Haves: Jasmine Rose Robe

    Suffering from post-wedding blues? Treat yourself to a day of indulgence in a Jasmine Rose Plush Robe and imagine you’re still at your island getaway ($68, available at Bon-Ton stores). 

    Bon-Ton will donate 10% of proceeds to several charities, including The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center, and the Milwaukee Susan G. Komen chapter.

  • Post-Wedding Must-Haves: La Mer Hand Treatment

    Post-Wedding Must-Haves: La Mer Hand Treatment

    After a night of handshakes and a week spent in the sun, sand, and surf, newlyweds’ hands could use a little attention. The Hand Treatment from La Mer will rejuvenate and enrich even the driest of skin for post-wedding bliss ($40, available at specialty stores including Bloomingdale's, Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus and lamer.com).

    La Mer will donate $10 per purchase to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Post-Wedding Must Haves: Hydrangeas

    Post-Wedding Must Haves: Hydrangeas

    Spruce up your new yard with Proven Winners ColorChoice Invincible Spirit Hydrangea. Known for their gorgeous, easy-to-grow blooms, the Invincible Spirit Hydrangea will thrive for months and return year after year ($30, available in season at garden centers across North America).

    For every purchase, Proven Winners will donate $1 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

  • Post-Wedding Must Haves: Windchimes

    Post-Wedding Must Haves: Windchimes

    No newlywed home is complete without a few decorative touches. Give the couple QMT Windchimes’ “For the Girls” windchime, available in three different sizes, to liven up their outside spaces ($52 to $130, available at qmtwindchimes.com)

    QMT will donate 10% per purchase to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation


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