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Ties for Life

The oft-dreaded wardrobe staple can now be career-boosting and meaningful. Started by “fashion-lanthropists” who wanted to create a business that made a difference, the Life Tie Project’ssilk ties and other accessories fund cancer research, prevention, and care. The company’s mission includes a dream of seeing at least a 10 percent reduction in cancer deaths in 10 years. They support this vision by contributing more than 25 percent of proceeds toward anti-cancer groups, including the American Institute for Cancer Research,The Public Patent Foundation,and Cancer 101.Ties cost between $50 and $68.

Photo: Life Tie Project