As our loyal readers know, we love to provide you with the inspiration and resources to Fair Trade your holiday celebrations (check out our complete guides to Fair Trading your St. Patrick’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Easter, & Halloween and check back soon for more winter holiday tips, including Christmas essentials). If you’re new to Fair Trade or aren’t yet able to make Fair Trade part of your day-to-day purchases, holidays are a great way to support the movement and show your family and friends you don’t just care about them, but you also care about the farmers and artisans who worked so hard to produce their treats and gifts.
With the Festival of Lights right around the corner, we wanted to share our fabulous Fair Trade Chanukah finds:
Know someone whose fingers are practically glued to their iPhone, iPod, or iPad? The unisex Etre Touchy Gloves (available at Fair Indigo; shown above in Ecru/Oxford Blue Stripe) make the perfect winter gift:
These super comfy 100% lambswool gloves are made fairly “at an Old World knitting mill in Scotland” and come in a variety of additional colors (Black w/ Grey Trim, Grey w/ Charcoal Trim, Rhapsody Blue w/ Red Trim, Oxford Blue w/ Yellow Trim, Black/Red Stripe, & Oxford Blue/Ecru Stripe).
For folks who want even more coverage, Etre has designed a special Fivepoint Texting Glove (also available at Fair Indigo):
Andean Collection’s Floresta Earrings in Berry (also available in Lavender, Teal, Sunset Orange, Ivory, Soft Gray, Midnight Teal):
Andean Collection’s Square Stud Earrings in Berry (also available in Leaf Green, Pacific Blue, Ivory, Midnight Teal, Soft Gray, Sunset Orange, Onyx, & Pink Grapefruit; also available at Greenheart):
Andean Collection’s Mesa Ring in Berry (also available in Ivory, Leaf Green, Midnight Teal, Soft Gray, & Sunset Orange; also available at Greenheart):
Not only will these delicious berries perk up your late fall looks, but they’ll continue to make a brilliant splash in the winter months. Instead of traditional bling, why not pair one of Andean Collection’s show-stopping statement pieces with your little black party dress?
We hoped you liked our complete guide to Fair Trading your Easter. With Fair Trade, not only are you able to delight your wee ones with sweet treats, but you can also dress your little ladies in their ethical Easter best.
Check out these darling, Fair Trade dresses, perfect for Easter Sunday, a picnic, an Easter Egg hunt, or dinner at Grandma’s:
As our loyal readers know, we love to provide you with the inspiration and resources to Fair Trade your holiday celebrations (check out our complete guides to Fair Trading your St. Patrick’s Day, Valentine’s Day, & Halloween). If you’re new to Fair Trade or aren’t yet able to make Fair Trade part of your day-to-day purchases, holidays are a great way to support the movement and show your family and friends you don’t just care about them, but you also care about the farmers and artisans who worked so hard to produce their treats and gifts.
We, at Fair Trade Trends, love Easter, a time of remembrance and renewal. Whether you celebrate Easter as a religious holiday or simply enjoy the time to gather with friends and family, we’ve got some fabulous Fair Trade finds for you!
We hope you enjoy our Complete Guide to Fair Trading your Easter!
Coco-Zen’s Bunny Truffles – 2-Piece Tin (“Choose from: White Chocolate with Dark Chocoloate Coconut Ganache, Milk Chocolate with Milk Chocolate Latte Ganache, & Dark Chocolate with Dark Chocolate Orange Ganache; 1-Piece Box and 6-Piece Tin with 2 Truffles of each flavor also available):
Sweet Earth Chocolates’s Easter Egg Gift Box (Both Classic and Vegan available: “Classic will have a milk chocolate bunny, a mixture of dark and milk chocolate eggs, a chocolate ganache egg, a vanilla creme egg and a caramel filled egg. The vegan version will have all dark chocolate bunny & eggs with a peanut butter filled egg, a caramel egg & a toasted coconut fondant egg”):
Theo Chocolate’s Spring Confection Collection (“This 8 piece box includes 1 each: Lime Coriander, Pearl Jasmine, Burnt Sugar, Lemon, Mint, Hazelnut Gianduja, Lavender Caramel & Ginger Rose Caramel”):
Children of the World Basket (“The colorful Children of the World Garland (Sasha, India), Children of the World Ornament (Manos Amigas, Peru) and Divine Milk Chocolate Eggs packaged in a handmade basket”; available at SERRV):
Bird Lover’s Basket (“Homemade basket contains papier mâché Perching Dove Box (Asha Handicrafts, India), Divine Dark Chocolate Eggs and the realistic Bird’s Nest with Eggs, made with dyed tagua nuts (Camari, Ecuador)”; available at SERRV):
Global Exchange’s Easter Bunny Gift Box (Includes a handmade carrot zippered toy with three mini bunnies nestled inside and two bags of delicious milk chocolate coins):
FAIR TRADE STUFFED BUNNY RABBITS & Spring Finger PUppets:
Tropical Items Madagascar, LCC’s Raffia Plaited Crochet Hat in Dark Red (Also available in Dusty Pink, Natural, Black, Natural/Black, and Teal; TIM offers a number of charming Raffia hats in wide variety of colors):
How have we not heard of you sooner? We are literally in lurve with your ethical company and your breathtakingly beautiful jewelry. Seriously, you’ve taken our breath, and we need it back. Why? So we can sing your praises!
Pardon us a moment while we swoon over these noteworthy pieces from Andean Collection’s awesome lookbook:
What did Coco Chanel give us in the 1920s that Audrey Hepburn made divine in the 1960s, which is still making women look and feel sexy to this day? The Little Black Dress. The LBD never goes out of style, and now with Fair Trade, this must-have fashion staple isn’t just elegant; it’s ethical, too.