5 Ways to Battle This Polar Vortex While Giving Back To Others

Stay Warm

As my fellow New Yorkers have experienced this past week, it has gone from a chilly winter to a bitterly freezing cold season. Lucky for you, we have found 5 items that will not only keep you toasty warm, but also give back to others---the perfect winter duo.



Scarves are a winter must! They shield you from that dreaded cold wind, and they keep you warm all day long. The Love: Spratters and Jayne employ women in Peru and India, helping them gain social and financial independence.


A trusty warm coat is like the mac to your cheese in the winter. Since you are going to be bundled up anyways, why not make a statement with a stripped coat? The Love: Zady’s products are made in USA and are locally manufactured.

Krochet Kids International

Hats not only keep you warm, but they are also the perfect companion on a bad hair day. The Love: Krochet Kids International aids in the process of helping women in Uganda and Peru to become completely self-reliant.


The Finer Things

There is something about cool socks that put a little pep in your step during this polar vortex. Keep your tosies toasty warm this winter with sox by The Finer Things. The Love: At checkout, use the promotional code sfcmsl, and The Finer Things will donate $1 USD to Skate for Change to help their mission of providing 1,000,000 socks for the homeless in 2014.



One never knows how the weather is going to turn, so sporting your favorite pair of boots is always your best bet regardless of what your trusty weather person predicts. Whether you tuck your jeans into them or wear them over leggings, motorcycle boots will add a great edge to any outfit. The Love: Cri de Coeur motto boots are 100% vegan leather and made in an ethical, sweatshop-free factory in China.




Lindsey CocoBy Lindsey Coco: Founder of Fashion Fights Back, is a cupcake addict and lives in a dollhouse

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