Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

TOMS Now Sells Homewares...Whip Out The Plastic

  1. Begin Slideshow



    See All Slides

    When a brand kills it at one product (shoes) and then jumps into other markets (home and tech and accessories), we tend to be skeptical. It's hard to do it all and do it well. The recent exception? TOMS. Not only does it make comfy, affordable footwear, but it gives back in a substantial way — you buy a pair of slip-ons, and it donates a pair to a child in need.

    And, now its new marketplace is a shopping hub — featuring over 200 socially conscious products from 30 different brands — where you can buy everything from bikes to pillow covers to hammocks that give back profits in significant ways, too. The best part is each product lists where the proceeds go. So, if you buy a gorgeous green table runner from JOYN, you know you're helping education and health charities in Asia. Consider your holiday shopping done!

    Begin Slideshow



Oscar De La Renta, Dead At 82

Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer and entrepreneur, has died at the age of 82 after a long battle with cancer, ABC News and WWD report. The designer was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932 and rose to fame in the '60s when he dressed Jacqueline Kennedy. He went on to outfit several other first ladies, including read


This Is How Fashion Girls Do Halloween

Halloween is ultimately what you make of it. Some spare no expense crafting the perfect couple's costume while others play the holiday on the cheap — embracing their thrifty side with drugstore buys and repurposed clothing that they already own. If you're in the former category, Charlotte Olympia's limited edition "Trick read