07 Jun '11, 9pm

TOMS Adds Sunglassses to Products: They started with shoes in a small town in Argentina and have now given more

TOMS Adds Sunglassses to Products: They started with shoes in a small town in Argentina and have now given more

After weeks of anticipation, TOMS Shoes has finally unveiled their new One for One product: sunglasses! In case you don’t know about TOMS or their One for One program, the idea is this. For every one purchase you make, they will also donate to a person in need. They started with shoes in a small town in Argentina and have now given more than a million pairs of shoes away. They sell flat shoes, wedge shoes, men’s shoes, women’s shoes and kid’s shoes. Why shoes? According to their website, three simple reasons: disease, injury and education. In many developing countries, diseases come from the dirt and earth. Bacteria can transfer through the skin on bare feet. This leads to the second point, which is injury. For most of us, if we get a cut on our foot, we can clean it, put on a bandage and some shoes and it heals quickly. For children without shoes, a cut can lead to furthe...

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