Labor Day weekend traditionally brings the opportunity to shop for clothing, mattresses and travel at deep discounts, but this year, the event coincides with the devastation brought to Houston by Hurricane Harvey.
As a result, some retailers are hosting sales specifically to benefit relief efforts in Houston. Here are some of the fashion retailers you can shop this weekend and beyond to help individuals that have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
Little Barn Apothecary: This Atlanta-based brand of skincare and body care will donated 10% of all purchases made online or in-store now through Sunday, Sept. 3 to The Montrose Center Hurricane Harvey LGBTQ Disaster Relief Fund. Little Barn Apothecary is located at Westside Provisions District, 1170 Howell Mill Road; Serenbe, 9131 Selborne Lane, Chattahoochee Hills or online at littlebarnapothecary.com. Donate directly to the fund here.
Milly: For every purchase of the “Unbreakable” Tank, Milly will donated 100% of proceeds to the American Red Cross to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. The sleeveless, racerback tank costs $50 at Milly.com.
Amazon: The online retailer has worked with the American Red Cross to create an American Red Cross Wish List for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Shop online for the items needed, or donate cash at www.amazon.com/redcross.
Magnolia Market “Texas Forever” T-shirt: Now through Sept. 30, HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines will donated all proceeds from the sale of the “Texas Forever” cotton t-shirts to the relief effort in Houston. The response has been so overwhelming they have had to restock the shirts. Visit shop.magnoliamarket.com for more details.
Golden Thread: This line of handmade jewelry by Houston native Jennifer Welker was founded in 2010. Get the Antique Large Texas — Harvey Relief necklace and 100% of proceeds go toward purchasing supplies for local shelters. The gold pendant is sold out. Get the silver pendant on a yellow gold filled chain for $65 at goldenthreadshop.com.
Lime Crime: Tell Hurricane Harvey to beat it, with the liquid matte lipstick inspired by rose petals. Get the Matte Velvetine in Beet It, a deep berry pink shade and 100% of sales will go to the Red Cross to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Shipping is free. It costs $20 at limecrime.com.