Brands That Give Back
In honor of the Goodness Issue, this special C’est la VIE Curated Collection is all about celebrating brands that make a positive impact. Whether by donating a portion of their profits to charity, working with impoverished communities around the world, or practicing eco-friendly manufacturing, these companies are working hard to do some good in the world. We hope you’ll check them out and show your support!
14-karat solid gold and diamond Infinity Ring
AUrate New York works with Mastery Charter to donate thousands of books to students across the city.
$1,500 – auratenewyork.com
Get a Grip
Bombas Toddler Gripper Calf Socks
For every pair of socks purchased, Bombas donates a pair through one of its 1,700 giving partners around the US.
$22–$68 per pack – bombas.com
Out of the Box
Every season, members receive a limited edition curation of products from the leading socially conscious brands.
$50–$55 per box – causebox.com
Less Is More
Cuyana Croc-Embossed Camera Bag
Cuyana partners with thredUP to expand its Lean Closet program, encouraging customers to pare down their closets to fewer, better pieces and help benefit women through H.E.A.R.T.
$240 – cuyana.com
Feed Your Soul
FEED Harriet Tote
Through every purchase of its high-quality, sustainably made bags, FEED Projects donates school meals to children in need around the world.
$198 – feedprojects.com
She Will Be Loved
Genevieve Lau LOVED Collection
For every necklace sold, Genevieve Lau donates one to a woman with cancer by working with Pink Aid and BCA.
$225–$4,800 – genevievelau.com
There’s No Place Like Home
Homesick Small Batch Candle
Homesick’s specialized candles tap into your sensory memory through nostalgic scents that can remind you of the place where you grew up—a perfect gift idea, as well!
$29 – homesick.com
A New Leash on Life
KONA Climbing Rope Leash
For every item it sells, KONA Leashes donates dog food or leashes to shelters and other programs in need.
$45–$70 – konaleashes.com
What Goes Around
Seville Hoop Earrings in Rose Gold
With every purchase, Little by Little donates sufficient funds to enable a disadvantaged woman to train at Luminary bakery for a day, building her career.
$95 – littlebylittlejewellery.com
Watching Out for the Future
Original Grain Avalon Women’s Watch
Original Grain partners with Trees for the Future to plant one tree for each watch sold.
$189 – originalgrain.com
The 1 Percent
Patagonia Women’s Lunar Frost Jacket
Since 1985, Patagonia has pledged 1 percent of its sales to environmental organizations around the world, funding at the grassroots level in various countries and communities.
$179 – patagonia.com
Save the Fishies
Sand Cloud Beach Towels and Blankets
Not only does Sand Cloud create its stylish towels, blankets, and bags from recycled materials; it also donates 10 percent of profits toward marine conservation to #savethefishies!
$35–$64 – sandcloud.com
Hand-Stamped Brass Cuffs for a Cause
One of the world’s leading social good companies, Sevenly curates cause-themed collections to change lives by raising funds, awareness, and followers for the world’s greatest causes.
$55 – sevenly.org
Lilac Compass Bracelet
The Brave Collection is handmade by talented Cambodian artisans who come from underprivileged backgrounds or suffer from disabilities.
$45 – thebravecollection.com
Totes My Hopes!
Hold On to Hope Pouch
The Tote Project donates 10 percent of gross profits to Two Wings for education, mentoring, and life coaching to empower at-risk youth and survivors of sex trafficking.
$20.75 – thetoteproject.com
On the Right Foot
Men’s Canvas TRVL LITE Low Sneakers
Every TOMS purchase helps the company support causes around the world included giving shoes and eyewear to people in need, providing clean drinking water, assisting women in giving birth safely, and so much more.
$80 – toms.com