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Though the terms “fair trade” and “ethically sourced” refer to different movements with different origins, both emphasize the critical importance of a production process that does not harm its participants. This article will help you figure out the difference and explain why it's worth your while.

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Affordable ethical clothing brands used to be a challenge to find but recently many have popped up offering great designs and high quality, all at competitive price points that don’t break the bank. 

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When I was younger, I used to wear a lot of black. My wardrobe as so ubiquitously black, that one day when I was in Sri Lanka for an extended period, a visiting friend pointed out that the neighbor had directed him to my house, by saying "Oh that girl who always wears black? That's her house over there!". For someone who has always hated being predictable, it was a wakeup call that I had pigeon-holed myself! This started my first slow forays into introducing color into my world. Since I’ve moved to San Francisco, with it’s windy grey days...

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I’ve been making bracelets lately. It’s not something that I’d planned, I just figured I’d give it a try since I should be able to do the work myself, in order to design better. Turns out I love making bracelets. So I created a line that we’ll make here in San Francisco, not just me, but friends who want to get involved too. We’ll be donating 15% and up of proceeds to Bay Area charities. Mummy - Anne Sandrasagra The Goddess Collection honoring the Greek Goddesses - Hera, Cassandra, Aphrodite, Helen, Persephone, Demeter, Thetis, Athena, Tyche, Circe, Selene and Artemis What we have left of the Goddess Collection - the rest is SOLD!...

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I’ve been thinking about what I want to write about - and my good friend Toan Lam told me to think about what outcome I wanted from writing a blog post. He teaches blogging, so I figured he might know a thing or two! :-) The outcome - I want all our customers and the people who’ve helped us along the way to know the impact they’ve had. And I need to ask for still more help and support to keep the good momentum going. Thanks to your purchases, our partners have been able to: Pay the wages of refugee...

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