When I first became a Noonday Collection Ambassador in 2012, we celebrated the graduation of 11 ladies from sewing school, who later formed a co-op called “Umucyo” (in Kinyarwandan that means “Light”). I’ve known their faces and names ever since, and shared their stories whenever I could. I’ve dreamed about meeting them in person… and last month… Read More Stories from Rwanda: Solange
Hey fair trade fashionistas! I’m not sure what the weather’s like where you are, but here in Maryland, temperatures are dropping and fall is in the air!! Having just moved here from Florida earlier this year, I’m not quite used to the cold temps yet… and my first instinct is to run out and grab… Read More Do a Little Good: Wear a Scarf, Provide HOPE!
Hey my fellow fair trade loving friends, I have a confession… I haven’t bought a single thing for Mother’s Day. Have you? Procrastinators UNITE! We’ll be hard pressed to get anything exceptional in time given that most awesome stuff has to be mailed. That’s my experience anyway. But I did talk with Marissa, of Symbology… Read More Symbology: a token for Mom
Happy Monday fair trade fans! I hope you all spent the whole weekend outside in the sunshine! By now you’ve probably tossed that old winter coat in the back of the closet and you’re bringing out your colorful spring clothes! If you’re anything like me, you have that insatiable urge right now to SHOP and buy… Read More Mata Traders: Spring line debut and a style re-mix!
Hallelujah, Spring has sprung!! The trees are turning green, flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and March is rolling on out like a lamb. That means Easter is right around the corner, and it just so happens that I have the perfect way for you to decorate your home with bright and cheerful color! Today… Read More Just in time for Easter: Feather your nest with The Sparrow Studio!
Good morning my fair trade loving amigos! My friend Shannon has some words of wisdom (and discounts!!) to share with us today on International Women’s Day. She’s one of my favorites, and I know you’ll love her too. She’s going to be a regular contributor here on the blog. Please read on! Hi ladies (do… Read More International Women’s Day!
Hey friends! I’ve got a question for you today. What’s your vision like? I don’t mean that in a “how do you see the world” kind of way. (If you’re here and love fair trade like I do, you probably have a pretty healthy world view. 🙂 ) I mean it in the truest sense:… Read More What’s your vision? Warby Parker wants to make it fashionable, affordable and do good.