As if I already needed an excuse to wear pink, Friday 24th just so happened to be Wear It Pink day.
From the significant rise of boob related things in the news, adverts and in stores, I’m sure most of you are all ware by now that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Every single year 50,000 women and 400 men (yes- guys can get it too!) are diagnosed with breast cancer, so if that isn’t reason enough to start checking yours boobs (and his, for that matter), then I’m not quite sure what is. 1 in 3 people will get cancer, so there is always cause to raise more awareness and raise money to help discover a cure and give support to those living with cancer.
On the 24th October people throughout the country are encouraged to wear pink to raise awareness, and pledge a donation to help cancer research. Major landmarks across the UK turned pink to mark the event, but for this occasion, I teamed up with Carl Thompson, founder of Pin Collar Shirts, to do anything pink related that we could think of.
With fashion being our forte, it seemed only sensible to pull our favourite pink pieces out of the wardrobe. Cue the ultimate pink bonded trench coat from Topshop. This was followed by buying the best pink flowers that the local Tesco had to offer (because we’re clearly very classy people), making pink cupcakes (definitely not my idea), and several bottles of Rosé (well, it was a Friday after all…)
If you didn’t wear pink, hate pink, or only wear pink on Wednesdays, you can still help by texting PINK to 70660 to donate £3 to Breast Cancer Campaign.