Tracey Lewis is a writer investigating the narrative, through journalism and brand association, behind modern-day cultural connections, social responsibility, and corporate identity.
Philanthropy

Reblogged | Celebrities Who Survived Breast Cancer

There was a nice slideshow posted on the Huffington Post titled, “Celebrities Who Have Kicked Breast Cancer, Help Others Do The Same”. Most of us have heard these ladies’ stories before, but it’s always motivating to see strong women kicking butt — whether its battling cancer or otherwise! Seeing how these stars have allowed their...

You Should Be Reading: The Golden Hat by Kate Winslet

In her new book, The Golden Hat, Kate Winslet compiles a collection of celebrity self portraits that have one thing in common: each of them is wearing a “magical” hat that represents their support for autism awareness. Winslet is a known advocate for autism outreach and founded The Golden Hat Foundation for autism after being...

Reblogged | Luxury, for a Cause

September 22 was the fourth series of Only Watch auction in Monaco, a bi-annual charity event that raises money to fight against Duchenne muscular dystrophy. For the occasion, some of the world’s most sought after luxury timepiece brands created one-of-a-kind watches to be bid on online, by phone, and on site at the Hôtel Hermitage...

Pioneers, But Not Just in Fashion: Edun Celebrates The Face of Change From a Man’s Point-of-View

Edun I have been yearning for a fashion brand to feature the world’s most innovative thinkers in a sort of ‘smart is the new black’ campaign. As Mrs. Obama demonstrates time and again, being respected and successful does not mean having to sacrifice style. That said, the stakes are rising with regard to what is...

Supermodel BFF Bracelet x nOir Jewelry Raises Money For the Horn of Africa

What’s that cute little bracelet all of the models are wearing on the red carpet? Well not only is it fabulously reminiscent of the Crayola-hued gimp bracelets we used to make as kids, but it’s also raising awareness for the famine in Somalia. nOir Jewelry paired up with the model-focused website Modelinia to create the limited edition Beautiful...

Pure Citizen’s Flash Sales Deliver Goodness to Shoppers

Pure Citizen Let’s say you have a passion for fashion, but you’re equally passionate about giving back to causes that help change our world. On a less-than-Rockerfeller budget, can the two co-exist? Sure they can, if you’re a pure citizen. And by that, I mean that you’re a member of the consciously cute flash sale...

In The Bag | ‘Tis the Season to Fall in Love With Responsible Fashion

Sure, summer is almost over. But how can you not look forward to pulling out your snugly fall outfits for those crisp autumn mornings? To celebrate my favorite season, I investigated weather-apropos fashion pieces that double duty for a cause. Be it eco-friendly, animal loving, or committed to helping kids, these brands are doing much more than...

Project Runway’s Gretchen Jones Designs Charity Jewelry Line for Piperlime

Piperlime While I was putting together my blog on charitable fall fashion, I discovered Gretchen Jones’ jewelry line for Aid to Artisans. You might remember Gretchen as the controversial winner of Project Runway Season 8; but since then she has been super productive launching her own clothing line, mothlove, and collaborating with Gap’s footwear and...

$18K Flip Flops Help Conserve Endangered Rainforests (David Palmer x Chipkos)

Chipkos East coasters can already feel the fall approaching. So, we’ve begun compiling our winter wardrobe “wish list,” soon leaving thoughts of open toes – or open anything – behind us. But that doesn’t mean our warmer climate counterparts wouldn’t appreciate a little bare foot action, especially for a noble cause. Chipkos, an eco-friendly sandal line...