April 14, 2014 -- A week from today, all eyes will be on the 2014 Boston Marathon as thousands of runners take to the 26.2-mile course and the city marks the one year anniversary of the bombings that killed three and wounded more than 260.
Whether you plan to be a spectator or cheering from your couch, there are myriad ways to wear Boston pride on your sleeve, chest or elsewhere.
Various businesses are offering products all month that will donate a percentage of proceeds to One Fund Boston, including the original "Boston Strong" t-shirt that was designed by two Emerson College students within hours of the attack and has since raised more than $1 million.
If yellow and blue aren't your colors, here are some alternative ways to wear your Boston pride with style.
Ku De Ta, a clothing and accessory boutique located in South Boston is featuring four different pieces to express Boston love, such as the two-sided "BOS" charm necklaces ($55, above) created by Newtown, Mass.-based designer Samantha Faye. One side is inscribed with the letters "BOS" while the features the longitude and latitude of the city.
Designer Lenny and Eva's "Know Your Roots" Massachusetts bracelets are sold with interchangeable leather in various colors for $46.
Boston native Samantha Freedman's Cape Cod necklace ($68) is available in gold or silver.
Easily layered under a blazer or with a favorite pair of jeans, Laundry Room's "I love BOS" muscle tee ($49) and "100% Boston" muscle tee ($59) will leave no doubt as to what city has your heart.
The store has committed to donate 10 percent of proceeds from each of the items to One Fund Boston between through the end of April.