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PHOTO 1 - pink about itEssie offers two pretty-in-pink shades, PINK WORKS and PINK ABOUT IT ($8 each), in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month — a portion of proceeds benefit Living Beyond Breast Cancer, which provides resources and support services to women diagnosed with breast cancer, their families and caregivers. Available at area Nordstrom stores (nordstrom.com).

PHOTO 3 - shirt imageOctober is also National Bullying Prevention Month, and in support, Bon-Ton stores (including Younkers and Carson’s in Michigan) are carrying STOMP OUT BULLYING T- shirts ($12; 100 percent of net profits are donated directly to Stomp Out Bullying) for Blue Shirt Day: World Day of Bullying Prevention on Oct. 7. Stomp Out Bullying, a national anti-bullying and cyber-bullying organization for kids and teens, created in 2005, wants teachers, parents and students to wear their T-shirts to stand up to bullies everywhere. Area Bon-Ton stores (bonton.com).