If it appears you are suddenly viewing the world through rose-colored glasses, that's because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and pink is the cause's signature colour. More than 100,000 pairs of shoes will be offered at half the manufacturer’s suggested retail price at “FFANY Shoes on Sale.” The charitable shoe sale hosted by QVC and the Fashion Footwear Association of New York and will include Enzo Angiolini, Bandolino, Via Spiga, Anne Klein NY,Carlos by Carlos Santana, Michael by Michael Kors Coach and Dansko with additional styles added throughout October. The Nine West Footwear Corp and the Brown Shoe Co. have donated nearly 20, 000 pairs of shoes each. In addition, shoppers can buy the “Shoe of the Day” offered at 6-8 a. m. each weekday during the month of October on QVC. The charitable shoe sale starts from 7-10 p.m. on Oct. 17. Net proceeds will benefit six breast-cancer research and education institutions throughout the country. The FFANY Shoes on Sale starts October 17th.
In the UK from October 23 to November 15th, the proceeds of fashion shows held at Hingham, will help boost EACH (East Anglian Childrens Hospices). Romba Footwear and Norfolk-based dress shop, The Artichoke Collection for an ongoing venture which begins with Labels for Less - a series of fashion shows.