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Get Rid Of Your Old Jeans For A Good Cause

We know you own a lot of denim. So when you tire of those blue jeans, don’t just throw them in the trash. Gap recognized the fact that many people own multiple pairs of jeans, which adds up to a huge waste. So, in an effort to reduce and reuse, the brand teamed up with… More »


Could You Spend A Whole Day Barefoot?

Already known for his charitable moves, Tom’s Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie created a business plan which allowed him to give back to children in need while selling shoes to the masses. To continue his mission, Blake is hosting the third annual One Day Without Shoes campaign on April 8 with a barefoot walk on the… More »


Now You Can Shop Oprah’s Closet

Oprah Winfrey is all about the generosity. After all, she devotes an entire episode of her talk show each year to gifting the guests with her favorite things. Now, in an effort to “de-clutter” her life, Oprah went through her entire closet, and chose 150 items to sell on eBay. But while I’ll go through… More »


Simon Cowell Releases His All-Star “Everybody Hurts” Remake

Oh, that Simon Cowell. Just when Celine Dion, Wyclef Jean, Kanye West, Miley Cyrus and company were feeling all good about themselves for remaking “We Are The World” to raise money for Haiti, Simon releases his celebrity all-star version of “Everybody Hurts.” Jon Bon Jovi, Rod Stewart, Mariah Carey, and many others pitched… More »


Check This Out: Scarlett Johansson Designs For Haiti Relief

Scarlett Johansson is the latest celeb to hop on the designs-for-Haiti bandwagon. ScarJo was able to quickly contribute to the cause thanks to her position as a Mango campaign girl and Oxfam ambassador. The result of her efforts: a tote bag design (available Mar. 1) that features an old-fashioned map of Haiti. No need to… More »


Chelsea Clinton Makes You Sweat For Haiti, And 5 Other Wacky Relief Efforts

There’s a whole lot of philanthropy for Haiti going around these days, which is heart-warming. I guess everyone has their own way of going about things, which is maybe why Chelsea Clinton organized a fundraising spin class at SoulCycle in New York. To get on a bike for the class, participants gave donations ranging from… More »


Posh And Becks Design Charity T-Shirts For Sport Relief

Apparently, Victoria isn’t the only fashion designer in the multi-talented Beckham family. Coming together for a charity project, she, David, and even their three sons, collaborated to create T-shirts for the organization Sport Relief, which “help[s] poor and vulnerable people” in disadvantaged countries. Whether they intended to or not, the shirts do take on a… More »


You Can Help Haiti By Buying Perfume—But Should You?

Perfume maker Bond No. 9 has just announced that when you buy their “Scent of Peace” perfume, 10 percent of the proceeds will go towards relief efforts in Haiti (purchases in the next 30 days). Naturally, Bond isn’t the first company to offer charitable donations with product purchases, but this brings up an interesting point—is… More »


Charlize Theron Is Actually Kind Of A Good Shoe Designer

We’re just going to call it now. 2009 is officially the year of celebrity fashion collaborations. And Charlize Theron just made it into the design world at the last minute by teaming up with TOMS Shoes. But while many celebrities simply think they have the ability to cull fashion brilliance from their dramatic interiors, Charlize… More »


Shop And Support World AIDS Day At The Same Time

It’s World AIDS Day, and if you’re not already active in promoting AIDS charities, you can give a bit of extra help by making some specific purchases. This year, brands like Stella McCartney, Converse, Armani, Mac, Kiehl’s, and others have created special promotions to raise awareness. After the jump, a rundown of the goods for… More »


Which Is Your Favorite Designer Home?

Women in Need is NYC’s largest provider of shelter and vital services for homeless families. This year, they’re raising funds in a truly different and creative way: They asked a bunch of celebrities, designers, and athletes to custom-design a paper mache house around the theme “Home is where the heart is.” Let’s just say people… More »


A Celebrity Line We Approve Of

While countless celebrities have joined the fashion world recently (um, yeah, Kings of Leon just launched a line too), here’s an example of two that are doing so for an actual purpose besides furthering their own fame: Courteney Cox and David Arquette created a line of jewelry with Satya to benefit their good friend’s son,… More »


Sort Of Tacky And Rad At The Same Time

We’re a little confused. A friend sent this link and when we clicked on it, we came across this duvet for sale beneath the tag line: “The Home Duvet lets you sleep under a cardboard box so a homeless person doesn’t have to!” The idea of sleeping under a chic, faux-cardboard box may seem a… More »


How You Can Knit For A Good Cause

Knitters, listen up! Use your skills and take action by participating in Knitting Against AIDS (brought to you by the Designers Against AIDS foundation). All you have to do is put those needles to work, knit a scarf, and send it in (you will have to pay for international shipping because this particular project works… More »


Finally, Spam Mail Is Good For Something

How many times a day do you automatically delete emails with subjects like “Get big penis now offer pump for sex only $12.99!” (Or maybe you don’t delete them? We don’t know!) At least there’s one person out there finding a comical use for spam emails that would otherwise be a nuisance—Floyd Hayes, a graphic… More »


John Mayer’s $25,000 Mugshot

Yesterday, after Fall Out Boy singer Patrick Stump was arrested for driving without a license, John Mayer admitted he’d been arrested for the same offense and then Twittered a challenge to Harvey Levin at TMZ: “produce my mugshot, [and] I will donate 25k to the charity of [your] choice.” He even gave a hint: “in… More »


Farm Girls Pose Nude For A Charity Calendar

Mormons do itSwiss farm boys do it. Oxford students do it. Now, farm girls are doing it. Baring it all for a charity calendar, that is. British lasses in the Young Farmers’ Club posed nude for a 2010 farm-themed calendar to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Pitchforks, hay bales, and lotsa skin. More »


The Only Sun Hat You Will Need This Summer

We all know UV rays (the fake kind or the real deal) don’t do us any favors. Wrinkles are one thing, but, more distressingly, sun exposure ups our chances of getting skin cancer. What you might not have considered is how important hats can be when it comes to preventing sun damage. Allow me to… More »