Enjoy your weekend like it’s going out of style.
What: Pretty five-strand beaded collars are made from recycled paper by Ugandan women. All of the net profits go toward community development in their area.
Why: Life is beautiful.
Where: Online at beadforlifestore.org.
What: All day, every day from now ’til September 17, we’ll be bringing you the latest and greatest from NY Fashion Week. Check back often for designer interviews, trend predictions, and crazy observances.
Why: Giveaways galore.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com/dossier.
Baking for Good
What: New site sells all kinds of bars (coconut choco chunk!) and cookies (whoopie pies) — then donates 15 percent from every purchase to a charity of your choosing.
Why: Eat more, help more.
Where: Online at bakingforgood.com.
Red Chair Antiques
What: Folks at a New Hampshire-based store have an amazing selection of swanky European home goods. Just call ’em up if you see something that interests you — and they’ll ship it to your door.
Why: You’re in the red.
Where: Online at redchair-antiques.com.