05/17/2011 09:58 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Summer Fashion Tips: 7 Ways To Sport A Socially Conscious Look

Is it summer yet? In our anticipation of rising temperatures, this time of year often prompts in us the urge to splurge on sandals, slather on sunscreen and show some skin.

If you're in the market for a new summer style, consider these hot ways to make an impact. Who says you can't make a difference while working on your tan?

Is there a favorite philanthropic brand or product you turn to when the weather heats up? Let us know if any of your summer must-haves should join this list. We want your comments on where you head when it's time to buy a new accessory with an impact.