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Princess Beatrice’s Ridiculous Hat Goes For More Than $130K

You missed your chance! The eBay auction for Princess Beatrice’s crazycakes fascinator sold for more than $130,000. Proceeds from the auction will go to UNICEF and Children in Crisis charities…

Julie Gerstein | May 24, 2011 - 11:20 am

Money 101: Do Good With Charitable Donations – And Get Deductions, Too!

The onslaught of tax return documents starting arriving in my mailbox a few weeks ago — from banks and places of employment (I had a few last year) — and…

Rainbow Kirby | January 28, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Margiela Sends Message With AIDS Charity Tee

For well over a decade, Martin Margiela has made a point to contribute to AIDS charities and research. This year’s AIDS awareness t-shirt design features Japanese scripture, which reads: “There…

Leonora Epstein | December 1, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Barbie Gets Angel-fied

Farrah Fawcett gets a posthumous Barbie makeover. In February, you can own the Farrah Barbie for a mere $1,500. Striped blanket included. All proceeds will go to the Farrah Fawcett…

Ami Angelowicz | November 19, 2010 - 5:10 pm

T&A That Can Get Past The TSA

RyanAir, the cheap-o European airline, has released its fourth calendar of ladies from its cabin crew frolicking on a tropical beach in bikinis. Proceeds from the 2011 RyanAir calendar, which…

Jessica Wakeman | November 10, 2010 - 7:20 pm

Judd Apatow’s Hilarious Video For American Jewish World Service

I’ve never been a huge fan of charity videos because they’re so dramatic and subsequently always make me cry. I cry at the babies playing with flies. The sad-eyed…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 2, 2010 - 11:40 am

Nordstrom’s New Boutique Puts Charity Centerstage

Blackbook informs us that shopping giant Nordstrom will be setting up a non-profit shop in New York City’s Soho neighborhood. The high-design charity boutique is an already-existing concept, and a…

Leonora Epstein | November 1, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Catfight: Jezebel Creates A College Fund For “16 & Pregnant”‘s Tyler And Catelynn — Rad Or Wrong?

When I read that our blogger friends at Jezebel.com started a PayPal account for a “college fund” to help Catelynn and Tyler, the teens who gave their daughter up for…

Jessica Wakeman | October 22, 2010 - 12:00 pm

What’s Up For Bid At The Ralph Lauren Pink Pony Auction?

Ralph Lauren has his own breast cancer foundation called the Pink Pony Fund. To raise money during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, he’s holding an enormous auction of luxury goods, getaways,…

Leonora Epstein | October 11, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Open For Discussion: The Breast Cancer Snuggie And Other Random BCA Products

I’ve thought a lot about retailers who create charity products to aid crises or support foundations, and I honestly can’t decide whether consumerism and charity—both for shoppers and retailers—is a…

Leonora Epstein | October 7, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Is Target Knocking Off TOMS Shoes?

I’ve been wanting to buy a pair of TOMS shoes for a while … but not from Target. Browsing the shoe department at Tar-jay this weekend, I noticed a cute…

Jessica Wakeman | July 13, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Giving Designer Fakes A Good Home

Here’s one use for fake goods we can get behind. More than $3.6 million worth of counterfeit goods in the form of 109,300 pairs of shoes, 10,000 pants, and 2,592…

Bianca Posterli | May 21, 2010 - 6:15 pm