Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
If you haven't yet found time to hit up one of our cool local volunteer opps — we feel you — it's been a busy summer! Well, the cheery news is that you still have a chance to give back, from right behind your desk chair. And at R29, you know we love a good marriage — Giuseppe Zanotti for Thakoon, Maison Martin Margiela for H&M (you get the idea!), but perhaps our favorite love story of all is one between high fashion and charity. The fabulous likes of Kate Spade, Vanessa Bruno, and Solange Azagury-Partridge have all teamed up with foundations to raise awareness and inspire us all to pay it forward.
From lipsticks that help fight human trafficking to cardigans that raise awareness for breast cancer, these are buys our wallets (and closets!) can get behind. Blake Lively's recent walk down the aisle may be the nuptial talk of our Tinseltown, but we're fawning all over these philanthropic designer unions for outstanding causes. Scroll through our slideshow for our top picks, and feel the warm fuzzies emanate from the screen!
If there's one fitness-apparel brand we can count on to make working out a little more fun, lululemon has our back. With cool workout wares that are as nice to look at as they are functional, it's kind of a no-brainer why we're such die-hards. And, just when we thought lululemon had pulled out all the stops, it dropped a read
Dining and shopping may take up a big chunk of our schedules when we're on vacation, but where we lay our heads at night matters a great deal, too. Sometimes, the hotel is the destination.
Since accommodation is an integral element that can make or break a trip, those hotels with rich backstories and swoon-worthy decor read