Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Palm Beach-Style

It’s that time of year again, when the community comes together to raise awareness and funds for those stricken with breast cancer. Below are a handful of local events to consider participating in this month, and beyond.

Oct. 5: Susan G. Komen South Florida California Pizza Kitchen Event

Eating pizza for a good cause? Yes, please. From 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., you can dine at the California Pizza Kitchen in the Boca Town Center Mall and 20% of your check will be donated directly to Susan G. Komen South Florida.

Oct. 6-27: Ann Taylor BCRF Shopping Event

This year, Ann Taylor will donate 10% of entire in-store purchases from 5 p.m. to close (and all day online) to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. So hop online or stop in at your nearest store and shop the newest collection.

  • Event re-occurs each Thursday through October (Oct. 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th) at all local stores

Oct. 22: Every Boob Counts 5K Run/Walk

The Every Boob Counts Foundation will host a Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk on October 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a portion of proceeds benefitting Susan G. Komen South Florida. Click here to register.

Oct. 26: Saks Fifth Avenue Key to the Cure

Enjoy a day of shopping at this annual all-day event to raise breast cancer awareness with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Susan G. Komen South Florida.

Oct. 28: Fit for the Cure

Stop in at the Macy’s in The Gardens Mall on October 28 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. to celebrate the 16th anniversary of Wacoal’s Fit for the Cure program benefiting Susan G. Komen. For every woman who gets a professional bra fitting at an event, Wacoal will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen (no purchase necessary). Wacoal will also donate $2 to Komen for every Wacoal bra, shapewear item or b.tempt’d bra purchased at these events.

Continue to page 2 for our collection of pink-themed products available for purchase in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

If shopping is more your style, browse our collection of pink-themed products you can purchase to show your support this month below.

Charmed Life

Alex and Ani’s Spiral Sun Charm ($38) features a spiral as a reminder to go with the flow with this inspirational bangle. Boca Raton (561-362-0172)

Zipped Up

With room for your iPhone, credit cards, and favorite lip gloss, this Tory Burch zippered wallet ($235) in embossed blush-pink leather is destined to be a breakout star for daily excursions. Palm Beach Gardens (451-691-5043)

Sole Sister

Hit your stride with these kicks from New Balance ($155). The Pink Ribbon 990v3 is much more than just a pretty face with mesh inserts for breathability, a stability-enhancing midsole, and cushioning designed to promote a healthy gait. Palm Beach Gardens, Boca Raton (561-721-9700, 561-338-5554)

Welcome Mat

Drop this Jade Yoga mat ($75) like it’s haute at your next yoga class. At nearly a quarter of an inch thick, the Harmony mat touts cushion and traction with sustainably made natural rubber (from rubber trees). Moksha Yoga Studio, Wellington (561-557-6544)

For more pink-themed products, continue to page 3.

Pink Bikini

Stay cool with the S’well bikini pink bottle ($35 for 17-oz. bottle), made of nonleaching, nontoxic 18/8 stainless steel to keep drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12.

Belle of the Balls

Serve up an ace with Wilson Hope tennis balls (12 cans for $35), featuring all-court functionality and a pretty-in-pink hue. All Tennis, Lake Park (561-842-0070)

Left: Wilson Hope tennis balls.

Right: S’well bikini pink bottle.

Hair Care

Condition your luxurious locks with Keratin Complex‘s limited edition “HOPE” Travel Valet, which includes the Smoothing Therapy Keratin Color Care Shampoo and Conditioner ($17).

Lip Service

This mint-flavored lip balm from La Mer ($60), available in limited-edition packaging this month, features the brand’s nutrient-rich Miracle Broth to renew the lip area and its patented Lip Lipid Complex to strengthen lips’ moisture barrier. Saks Fifth Avenue locations (877-551-7257)

Scents and Sensibility

Jane Iredale aromatherapy hydration sprays ($30) urge you to stop and Smell the Roses or swoon for Lemongrass Love. Skin Apeel, Boca Raton (561-852-8081)

Luscious Lips

Protect your pout with Palladio’s BUTTER ME UP! Sheer Color Balm in SWEET ($8), a buttery pink balm that moisturizes and smoothes lips.

LeftPalladio’s BUTTER ME UP! Sheer Color Balm.

RightJane Iredale aromatherapy hydration spray.

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