7 Fairly Traded Father’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day was just a few weeks ago and now Father’s Day is just around the bend (go ahead and put it in your calendar now…June 17th!). We’ve compiled a list of 7 fairly traded Father’s Day gifts perfect for that special Dad in your life. Asher Men’s Leather Bracelet It’s time to accessorize the…

9 Warm Weather Trends For Summer

Warm weather is HERE! The first day of summer is Thursday, June 21st and we’ve got 9 trends that will keep you looking and feeling cool as a cucumber this season. Embroidered Blouse This bohemian style blouse is perfect for a day at the beach. Too busy? Wear it to work and pretend you’re on vacation. 😉…

8 Perfect Fair Trade Gifts For The New Graduate

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that graduation season is upon us. From high schoolers headed to universities they’ve always dreamed of, to college grads wondering if what they’ve always dreamed of will now be realized (you can do it!), you’ve probably got someone in your life who is nearing that special…

Ethical Fashion Terms Cheat-Sheet

Ethical fashion. Sustainable fashion. Conscious fashion. Fair Trade fashion. What do all these phrases have in common? They’re popular buzzwords you’ve probably been hearing the past few years. But what do they all mean? That’s why we’re here. The next time you’re confused about one of these terms you can look them up in this…

7 Beautiful And Ethical Gifts For Mother’s Day

Does anyone else feel like we were just ringing in 2018…and now Mother’s Day is right around the corner (Sunday, May 13th)?! If you were slowly raising your hand in agreement… not to worry! We’ve highlighted seven beautiful and ethical gifts for Mother’s Day to save the day. 1. Bird Pitcher Vase Kicking off our list…

5 Reasons to Shop Fair Trade

The words “Fair Trade” have hit the trend radar lately, but it’s way more than just purchasing beautiful, artisan crafted products. It’s a movement and lifestyle for many of us who want to make a difference across the globe.  There are many reasons to shop Fair Trade. Here are our top 5! 1. Fair Trade…

Display Inspired! Partner Spotlight: Pachamama Market

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to recharge your retail batteries and reflect on what worked and didn’t work in the previous year. It’s also a great time to search out inspiration for the upcoming year, particularly in terms of store displays. So when one of our fabulous retail partners, Pachamama…

Guatemalan Traditions: Natural Dyes

Income is more valuable than ever for women in Guatemala, as construction jobs are disappearing for their husbands. Many women are now the sole wage earners in their households. With pressure to support their families and raise their children, Natural Dye Co-ops are popping up all over Guatemala. Unique Batik partners with natural dye artisans…

10 Simple Ideas for Summer Entertaining

This is our absolute favorite time of year. The warmer temperatures outside have everyone out of their winter slumber and ready to get social. Whether you want to host a backyard barbecue or a weekend brunch, we have 10 Simple Ideas to make Backyard Entertaining an absolute breeze! 1.Design an easy menu Choose easy dishes…

New for Spring – Florecita Line

Coco Chanel iconisized the Little Black Dress, a simple design that any woman could keep in her closet and dress up or down depending on the occasion. Created to match anything and everything, the versatility of a basic wardrobe piece is the reason that the LBD continues to resonate nearly 100 years later. And our…