Piglets. Cotton candy. Elle Woods. What’s the other reason we can’t get enough of the color pink? In October, it’s the hue that reminds us to raise funding for breast cancer research and awareness. If you haven’t picked up a copy of our October issue yet, head to the newsstands for our picks of the hottest pink products you can buy to benefit the cause. Here, a few extras we spotted around town to whet your shopping appetite.

Oakley’s Enduring high-definition optics collection sport performance sunglasses are so cute and sleek, you’ll want to run out to buy that matching pink mountain bike. $185,
($20 from the sale of each goes to the Young Survival Coalition), at Oakley, 842 Market St., 415-956-0347

An earthy take on the traditional cocktail stunner: Melissa Joy Manning’s limited-edition 14k-gold pink cabaio calcite ring, made locally in the designer’s Oakland studio. $550 (25% of sales will be donated to the Young Survival Coalition); available at melissajoymanning.com

Fall’s cooler Bay Area temps call for this cozy cashmere sweater by Lauren Hansen, decked out with an over-the-shoulder pink ribbon design. $180 (100% of profits go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation); at Molly B, 510-548-3103

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