Color and Meaning of Awareness Ribbon | Styling Awareness Leggings
Awareness days seem to be on the rise, whether in form of clothing badges, printed on fashion garments and accessories, or as pins on our clothes.
People want to help, they simply want to do good, and nothing addresses health problems more than focusing on powerful awareness campaigns. Conditions like cancer, brain injury, or heart disease, where lifestyle is a big risk factor, are shown the support from people who care about a certain cause or organization.
Many would say that it was the people’s choices that determined their health issues, and if they are suffering from a disease, they either decided to make bad choices in life, or they were unlucky with the gene-pool set up they have been given. The idea behind awareness days seem to be reinforcing that if you’re aware of the health issue, it’s a good step, and it might be even sufficient to address the health issue.
Awareness is the first step toward changing behavior. The information about the prevalence of a condition and its risk factors, as well as the knowledge of policies that impact a population's health can help spreading the word at a local level first, and later to a broader mass, while supporting people living with the condition at the same time.
The new collection of Awareness Leggings featuring stylish and comfy pieces with ribbon print in different colors that will help raise awareness of different types is now available at Gear Bunch. The outfit combinations that you can create are endless, but if you are lacking styling inspiration keep reading to find out different ways to wear your stylish Ribbon Awareness Leggings, as well as some useful information on the symbolism the colored ribbons have.
Yellow is commonly seen as a symbol to support troops and to give us hope, but it is also a symbol for adoptive parents, bone cancer, craniofacial acceptance, endometriosis, missing children, POW/MIA (Prisoners of War, Missing in Action), suicide prevention, spina bifida, and sarcoma.
YELLOW RIBBON AWARENESS LEGGINGS available at GearBunch
If someone wears a Red Ribbon they are usually raising awareness for the fight against AIDS and HIV, this ribbon also is a symbol for Epidermolysis Bullosa, heart disease, MADD, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, stroke, and substance abuse.
RED RIBBON AWARENESS LEGGINGS available at GearBunch
Most commonly associated with the animal abuse, ADD, ADHD, alzheimers, Anti-Gay Bullying (Spirit Day), Arnold Chiari Malformation, cancer survivor (this is a general color that anyone who has survived cancer can wear), Crohn's Disease and colitis, cystic fibrosis, children left unattended in cars, childhood or pediatric stroke, Domestic violence, epilepsy (Purple Day), fibromyalgia, Hurler Syndrome, leimyosarcoma, lupus, Mucolipidoses, Mucopolysaccharidosis, macular degeneration, Pagan pride, pancreatic cancer, religious tolerance, Sjogren's Syndrome, sarcoidosis, the homeless, thyroid cancer.
PURPLE RIBBON AWARENESS LEGGINGS available at GearBunch
Show your support of Lupus, Multiple Sclerosis, leukemia, hunger, cultural diversity, humane treatment of animals, and self-injury awareness by wearing our Orange Ribbon Leggings. Styling them with cozy grey sweater and navy accessories to declare your attentiveness to both fashion and good cause is an amazing idea.
ORANGE RIBBON AWARENESS LEGGINGS available at GearBunch
Wear the Green Ribbon Awareness Leggings to express your mindfulness towards childhood depression, missing children, environmental concerns, kidney cancer, tissue/organ donation, homeopathy, and worker and driving safety.
GREEN RIBBON AWARENESS LEGGINGS available at GearBunch
The blue ribbon is usually associated with child abuse, CFS/ME, drunk driving, dystonia, alopecia and prostate cancer.
BLUE RIBBON AWARENESS LEGGINGS available at GearBunch
Pink ribbon is a symbol of breast cancer awareness, but it's a symbol for birth parents, and childhood cancer awareness as well.
PINK RIBBON AWARENESS LEGGINGS available at GearBunch
Do you own a pair of Awareness Leggings in your wardrobe already? What do you think about showing the love and support by wearing colored ribbons which symbolize certain causes?
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