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We found alternatives such as buying fair-trade , handmade and local, and although big business and unethical still dominates the marketplace, we are buying more ethically today than ever before which is highly encouraging for a sustainable future.

Mother's Day Giveaway - Win $40 Gift Certificate to Novica Fair-Trade Marketplace, ends 5/30

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Novica is truly synonymous with Mother’s Day; you can find heirloom quality handmade keepsakes, carefully handcrafted jewelry , standout apparel and beautiful home décor that any mom would love. Mothers are absolutely amazing!

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Passion Lilie’s Fair-Trade Print Fabulousness: How I Wear Eco Fashion

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AND it’s affordable, as well as ethical. The awesomely print, is “handwoven and dyed through the art of resist dying,” and these are Designed in New Orleans, and made in India by Fair Trade workers. It’s by Zoe & Sage , and is handmade in L.A.

Ecohabitude & GreenDrinks Kick Off Holiday Shopping with Style + Ethics

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To kick off the holiday shopping season in ethical style, online marketplace Ecohabitude co-hosted a socially conscious social and pop-up at their New York City showroom along with Green Drinks. FEATURED ARTISAN: Judi Powers Jewelry’s ethical jewelry collection.

Indigo Handloom: Human-Powered, Artful Textiles Are Carbon Neutral

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In short, the company, who has already worked with ethical fashion industry leaders like Eileen Fisher, is making carbon-neutral fabric that’s beautiful, wearable, and directly (and fairly) supports those people who create it.

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Puzzle Apparel’s New DIY: Design It Yourself, Artisan-Made Clothes

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With Puzzle Apparel you get to: Support American artists by customizing Puzzle’s designs with handmade accent materials created by hand weavers, fabric printers, painters, and dyers from around the USA. Who are the people behind the handmade accents?

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The Perfect Maxi Dress: How I Wear Eco Fashion

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They soon returned to India with the profits they had made, mixing business with pleasure; staying at Buddhist retreats, discovering crafts at local markets and picking up gorgeous handmade fabrics along the way. Paying a fair wage to workers that is either at or above the national average.

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21 Ethical Holiday Prezzies for Gift Inspiration!

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We hope this helps you get through your shopping list this year—remember that supporting healthy and ethical companies means you are not only getting a great gift, but you are putting your dollars where your values are. The post 21 Ethical Holiday Prezzies for Gift Inspiration!

7 Fab Ethical Fashion Picks from Modcloth!

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The good news is that the company offers some sweet (but not too sugary) dresses, skirts and tops that are ALSO fair trade by label Mata Traders , as well as great sustainable accessories—all with Modcloth’s attention to adorable.

4 Ethical Ensembles to Get You Through the Holidays, from Party to Work to Weekend

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Keep your style on fleek with these ethical fashion swaps for high-fashion pieces for Party, Work and Weekend! But unfortunately for ethical fashion girls, Rick Owen’s rock-and-roll savage style also means that he uses furs and leathers liberally in his designs.


Green (Living) Review

ETHICAL shoppers are snubbing the festive frenzy on the High Street to make it a ‘green Christmas’ this year by Michael Smith (Veshengro) One of Britain’s biggest online ethical marketplaces reports a surge in demand for fair trade and environmentally-friendly products from conscientious consumers this yuletide. And the recession-busting rush to have an ethical Christmas recession shows no sign of letting up.

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Shine Bright with Recycled Metal Jewelry: 5 Sustainable Picks

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LA-based jewelry designer Lizz Roberts brings us clean, architectural lines in her line of ethically sourced jewelry. Roberts uses metals that are either sourced locally in LA, or come from a fair trade mine—and she gives back too; part of her line’s profits go to the LA Food Bank.

Everything You Need for the Perfect Valentine’s—or Galentine’s—Day

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For some couples, Valentine’s Day is fraught with tension, and so having a great gift really matters—so we have a few really beautiful ideas for you in that category (all of which are fair trade, handmade and ethical, of course!).

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Modavanti: Hot Summer Sustainable Style

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Their unique Sustainability Badges, such as Made in the USA, Vegan, or Fair Trade, make it easy for shoppers to purchase according to their values. Ethically made in Los Angeles. Handmade by women artisans in Rwanda receiving fair wages.

Juno & Jove’s Fresh Spring Style (and a Discount for You!)

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I’ve long been a fan of Juno & Jove , an ethically-minded brick and mortar and online shop that features clothes that are: “made in the US, contain organic fabrics, employ fair trade principles, locally sourced, vegan, handmade, recycled and repurposed.”

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For the Neohippie Homebody: Eco-Chick’s Holiday Gift Guide #3

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All the products below are fair-trade, ethical, locally made, eco-friendly, low-impact, or (most likely) some combination of the previous. HomeSoul aromatherapy decor Handmade Home linens rugs sheets pillows baskets showerhead aromasense ruggable lava lamp nightlight rug

Wood Everything: Eco-Chick’s Holiday, 2015 Gift Guide #1

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All the products below are fair-trade, ethical, locally made, eco-friendly, low-impact, or (most likely) some combination of the previous. Carved Cases are handmade by a small company in Ohio—I love that each one comes with a postcard signed by all the employees.

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8 Eco-Friendly Wedding Dress Designers You Should Know

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And in an age of fast fashion, yes, even wedding dresses are made with cheap, polluting fabrics and sewn by women (and maybe even children) not paid a fair wage. Dream away… Minna creates ethical, handmade wedding dresses out of vintage and certified organic fibers.

Sustainable Summer Sandals At Every Price!

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With ethical and eco-friendly options this fly, you’ll have no problem baring it all (at least below the ankle). All the shoes on this list are built to last and were made ethically. Serap Pollard : Fair-trade sourced vegan leather shoes have never looked so sexy.

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(Last Minute) Eco-Chick Holiday Gift Guide: Subscription Boxes for All!

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All the products below are fair-trade, ethical, locally made, eco-friendly, low-impact, or (most likely) some combination of the previous. And our gift guides for ethical yoga wear , natural scents and perfumes , the neohippie homebody , and the lover of all things wood.

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The Eco-Friendly Wedding Planner

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Katie Fewings got so frustrated over trying to plan a green wedding that she created a website called Ethical Weddings , to help others find these resources. A friend of mine had her invitations hand-written on handmade paper, and they were beautiful. You can also find organic wines, organic, fair-trade coffeeeven recycled glasses. Or there are many options for low-impact, ethical eco-tourism. Wholly Jo’s Ethically Made Wedding Dresses [link].