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Think pink, shop for a cause



October is Breast Cancer Awareness month - and time to shop for a cause. Throughout the month, a plethora of top designers, beauty brands and NYC stores are offering special items that go toward breast cancer organizations and charities.

Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm (above)
Clinique's chubby sticks are ideal for a swipe of color and the much-needed moisture that comes with the drop in temperature. Three dollars from the sale of each of these limited edition stick-and-pouch combos goes toward The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $16; at Bloomingdale's, 1000 Third Ave., 212-705-2000


Estée Lauder Evelyn Lauder Dream Compact
In this 20th anniversary year of the Estée Lauder Companies' Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, the company is donating 100% of sales from this Lucidity Translucent Pressed Powder-filled compact to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $75; at department stores


Sprinkles Pink Ribbon Cupcake
Now there's a no-guilt reason to indulge in the sweet perfection that is a Sprinkles cupcake: 100% of the cost of this strawberry treat, with a pink sugar ribbon, are being given to the Entertainment Industry Foundation's Women's Cancer Research Fund. $3.50 each; at Sprinkles, 780 Lexington Ave., 212-207-8375



LOFT "Live in Pink" Necklace
E! News anchor and breast cancer survivor Giuliana Rancic designed this limited-edition necklace for LOFT, which is giving 25% of proceeds from its sale to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. $69.50; at LOFT stores



Rebecca Taylor Blouse
We are huge fans of Rebecca Taylor's feminine, easy-to-wear tops, especially this neon-pink silk blouse - 50% of proceeds from its sale go to the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation, which is aimed at fighting this aggressive form of the disease. $225; at

Diptyque Eau Rose Roll-On
This brand-new fragrance from cult fave Diptyque is a gorgeous rose scent that celebrates flower's multiple scents as it blossoms. Also worth celebrating: Diptyque is donating 20% of proceeds to The Pink Agenda, which focuses its efforts on care, research and awareness among young professionals. $48; at Diptyque, 377 Bleecker St., 212-242-2333



Bindya Scarf
A simple way to insert a pop of color into your fall wardrobe, this lightweight scarf is benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure, with 20%o of proceeds going to the organization. $58; at


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