Friday Feb. 6th is National Wear Red Day.
Support the fight against heart disease by wearing red on the first Friday of February. 1 of 3 women die of cardiovascular causes, however, through research, education and a lifestyle changes, 80% of these events can be prevented. The American Heart Association launched Go Red For Women to raise awareness that heart disease and stroke can be preventable.
According to goredforwomen.org over a decade ago since the first National Wear Red Day in 2003, they have made tremendous strides in the fight against heart disease and stroke in women.
Nearly 90% have made at least one healthy behavior change.
More than one-third has lost weight.
More than 50% have increased their exercise.
6 out of 10 have changed their diets.
More than 40% have checked their cholesterol levels.
One third has talked with their doctors about developing heart health plans.
Today, nearly 300 fewer women die from heart disease and stroke each day
Death in women has decreased by more than 30 percent over the past 10 years.
(source – www.goredforwomen.org)
Through social medias such as Twitter and Instagram you can join the movement by posting a photo of yourself in red, using the #GOREDSELFIE hashtag.
Will be posting mines later, but I wanted to share my usual net-a-porter finds. Love these RED pieces!
1. VICTORIA BECKHAM Cutout silk and wool-blend crepe dress
2. ILIA Tinted Lip Conditioner – Crimson & Clover
3. CHALAYAN Plant crepe peplum top
4. LA PERLA Eclipse triangle bikini
5. DELFINA DELETTREZ 9-karat gold, pearl and enamel earring
6. LANVIN Leather pumps
7. BURBERRY BEAUTY Nail Polish – 300 Military Red
8. J.W.ANDERSON Twisted leather clutch
What do you say darlings? Time to bring out those LRDs (little red dresses for the ladies) & red shirts (gentlemen). How will you #GoRed?