Women Posing As Men to Get Ahead

“Whatever women do they must do twice as good as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.”
– Charlotte Whitton

Throughout history, there are countless stories of women posing as men to either protect themselves, or get ahead in a male-dominated society.
One of my favorite examples is Jane Austen, who published “Pride [...]

Fair Trade Wedding Dresses: Celia Grace

If you’re planning a wedding, have you given much thought to the dress you’ll be wearing? And I don’t mean thinking about how stunning it’s going to be. I mean, have you thought about where that dress will be made? Where it will come from? How will that dress impact the environment, and the [...]

They’re Classics for a Reason

Throughout the summer, I’ve been spending quite a bit of time here on the blog talking about our newest line of fair trade bags. It’s always fun to see the new designs our artisans come up with, and I love highlighting their talent here on the blog!
But, we do have some bags that are persistent [...]

My Favorite Fair Trade Baskets

If you’ve walked through any farmer’s market, Whole Foods, or Earth Fare, then you’ve likely see the colorful, handwoven baskets for sale there. These fair trade market baskets are beautiful to look at, and like many fair trade items, chances are it was woven by a woman struggling to feed her family.
I love looking at [...]