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Stop what you’re doing right now and start emptying your change jars and shaking down your friends for money they owe you. You’re going to need all the liquid assets you can get, because now you can bid on a chance to get ready with Beyoncé.
On this day in 1926, Queen Elizabeth ll was born, beginning the life of one of the hardest working women in the world.
It’s always heartwarming to hear when stars do something good with all their power (and, let’s be honest, money). Today, Beyoncé, Leona Lewis, and Natalia Vodianova make helping others a priority, and share the spotlight with an array of philanthropic efforts.
Jenna Lyons is auctioning off her precious time in the name of charity, but it won’t come cheap.
As much as we hate to say it, we rarely shop with the thought of donating to charity. But supporting a great cause or non-profit organization has never been easier or chicer. From the simplest way to support fibrolamellar research, to protecting journalists in Reporters Without Borders, these 13 buys will leave you looking good and feeling good, too.
The Duchess of Cambridge will soon be spending a night on the streets of London with Centrepoint’s Sleep Out campaign in order to raise awareness of the mounting homelessness problem in the UK’s capital city.
There’s nothing like a little good spin, is there? The Miami couple who selfishly purchased nearly the entire stock of Jason Wu for Target at their local Target outpost say they never had any intent to resell all those clothes at a ridiculous markup on eBay. Instead they’d planned to donate those clothes to charity all along.
Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani took to her blog yesterday to call out a particularly controversial figure: Pope Benedict XVI.
Learning to be a princess is hard work, so Kate Middleton has been hidden behind the palace gates these past few months brushing up on a very specialized set of regal skills. None of the lessons has had anything to do with fashion, but hey — it’s not like she needs that, does she?
Is there anything better than shopping for a good cause? CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund recipient Thakoon Panichgul is producing a limited-edition Masai print scarf from the fabric used for his Africa-inspired fall collection. Its value encompasses more than aesthetic appeal, however: 100 percent of the proceeds will go to famine victims in Somalia.
Call us cynics, but when we got the press release announcing Forever 21′s intentions to donate 100% of today’s online sales to aid earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan, we couldn’t help but look for a catch. They couldn’t possibly mean 100%, could they?
Gap, Gap, Gap. Whatever will we do with you? Just two months after the colossal misstep that was their new logo, they’ve misfired again — but this time in the name of charity.
Models do a lot of walking during Fashion Week, and Nine West has come up with a creative way to capitalize on all their non-runway pedestrianism. For charity, of course.
Jay Manuel wears many hats. Makeup artist, model, modeling coach, fashion photographer, counselor and reality check to Tyra Banks‘ little model wannabes on ANTM. If all of that weren’t exhausting enough, now he’s adding smile ambassador to that list.
In addition to being one of the leading organizations committed to the continuation of HIV/AIDS research, the American Foundation for AIDS Research has become synonymous with its high profile galas, often attended by more than a few well-dressed ladies. So last week, amfAR supporters celebrated in style in Cannes at the Cinema Against AIDS Gala. We previously brought you photos of Dree Hemingway’s blinding neon Valentino dress. We’re still debating whether we loved or hated her overly matching outfit, so in an effort to distract ourselves, we thumbed through some of the evening’s other outfits.
Brad and Angelina have designed their first men’s item for their “Protector Collection” for Asprey: a set of serpent-shaped cufflinks, made of black diamonds, emeralds, and 18k white gold. They are valued at $11,000.
It was a sea of pink on Manhattan’s upper east side Thursday evening as three-hundred New York City ladies bid on more than 100 beautiful designer handbags to raise money for women’s cancer prevention. As guests arrived the mood was set as they watched the trailer for the soon to be released (and eagerly awaited) Sex And The City 2. After all, when Carrie Bradshaw makes shopping seem like one of Maslow’s most basic human needs, stylish women in stilettos are sure to follow suit.
Simon Doonan, creative director of Barney’s New York is a visionary and a taste maker. He’s an author, a brilliant window dresser, and a columnist. Oh, to be a fly on the wall of his office. Christie’s took that desire and ran with it for the Green Auction: A Bid to Save the Earth, which ends today.
With only 8 days left to file your taxes, the last thing you probably want is financial advice from someone who recently tried to pass off a $1200 “lap top carrying case” as a legitimate business expense. But what was that about beggars? Anyway, in lieu of W2s, we’ve done the rounds and found a few non-profits with a fashionable lean that might just help put a little extra change in your pocket come refund time. Obviously we’re a little late for this year’s return, but it never hurts to be early for next year’s tax game.