This Earth Day Indulge your inner globetrotter and support fair trade products such as these fair trade handbags and fair trade totes. Fair trade products help global artisans to make a living wage and support their families while they create unique products in their traditional ethnic designs. These are the real deal featuring colors, textures and motifs that start the trends and inspire designers like Matthew Williamson for their catwalk designs.
Spring Opal Clutch is handwoven raffia with over sized wood button. Made in Madagascar by a fair trade company, $68.50 at Delight.com. Delight.com
is offering a 15% discount. and free shipping on orders of products
from the eco-delightful collection of $40 or more through May 1, 2009
with online coupon code, TheFindDelight
World of Good Recycled and Fair Trade grain bag tote - quetzal is handmade from recycled grain bags and beautiful woven cotton fabric. $65
Color Splash "V" Bag Recycled Sari Sling Tote - each bag is Made from recycled embroidered patches that were collected from
the textile industry, this bag is made by an artisan cooperative in
Northern India. $32.00
Taraluna Silk & Hemp Net Bag - A Recycled Sari Silk and Hemp bag produced in a Fair Trade cooperative in Nepal and pays
a fair wage to workers. $18.
Lahu Green Coin Purse These intricately detailed Lahu purses are handmade by men and women in Thailand who apply their traditional applique techniques to modern designs. $5.95