Tag: Fair Trade

Conscious Fashion: Styles of Hope

Everyone has a story and, in the case of Sseko Designs, so does every shoe. Handcrafted by women in Uganda, the stories behind these shoes are ones of hope. In a country impoverished by war and dominated by men, studying at a university seems out…

Conscious Fashion: Design Lust

Eight years ago while walking through the mall with friends, I saw the most exquisite pair of sandals. Featuring a half-inch heel and smooth leather construction, these sandals made my mouth drop. But, the real knock-out element was the sandal strap detail. The top strap…

Conscious Fashion: The Human Bean

Oh coffee, so dependable and always there to pick me up in the morning. I love your aroma, your smooth taste and your bold flavor; I love it all. Two things that make you even better are fair trade practices and easy access. The Human…

Conscious Fashion: All’s Fair in Love&Chocolate

Although Valentines Day was yesterday, the entire week seems to be dedicated to red hearts, love letters, and chocolate. With chocolate on the brain and in the stores, this is the perfect opportunity to look at what it means to be Fair TradeĀ and where to…