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Empowering Women, Piece By Piece

We're committed to ending global poverty by providing sustainable employment opportunities to female artisans in the developing world. By partnering with leading fashion and retail brands to create beautiful, handmade products and accessories, we're able to provide our artisans with consistent work. To date, we've created more than 6,700 job opportunities for our artisans, which impacted the lives of 30,000 individuals across the globe. We’ve seen firsthand the impact sustainable employment can have on families and communities alike. From lower infant mortality rates to increased access to education, the results are huge.  

 
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Alice + Olivia

Diamond patterns go big and bold in three pieces: a crop top, mini skirt, and A-line dress. A weaving cooperative in India handmade them on a loom, for style that lasts.

Current/Elliott

The perfect spring shirt is thoughtfully imagined in floral block print, diamonds, and black and white ikat. Relaxed drawstring pants finish the picture -- all fabricated by artisans in India.

DVF

Diane von Furstenberg's iconic wrap dress re-awakens in batik, block print, and tie-dye. An artisan community in India applied its timeless skills to three variations of this modern classic, plus a beautiful circle scarf.

JOIE

These summer staples are like blue skies. A romper, dress, and shorts in cerulean ikat uplifted the spirits of the women artisans in India who made them and will have the same affect on you.

The Honest Company

Women in Maheshwar and Jodhpur, India, wove new life into motherhood essentials. The three nursing scarves are made from handwoven stripe, handwoven chambray and silk-screen printed fabrics.

Rebecca Minkoff

Your favorite bags. A new way to make them your own. The fabric used for the designer’s tote and cross-body bag were backstrap loom-woven in the Vietnam countryside. In addition, striped, handwoven fabrics were crafted in Oaxaca, Mexico and styled into a skirt and jackets; and the fabric for a chevron top was handcrafted in India.

Theory

This designer’s big three are a tunic, shorts, and dress, in alluring fatigue and diamond prints. Artisans in India made the block prints using a hand-carved wooden stamp.

Tory Burch

Capture artisan heritage in unique designer style. Tory’s crackle-printed canvas separates are made of hand-painted fabric from Zambia, while vintage-inspired linen tops and skirts are the canvases for our Mexican artisans’ colorful embroidery.

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