These fair trade brands combine Anthro’s artisanal, globally-inspired style with true artisan-made products and global impact.
Athropologie’s free-spirited, boho chic women’s apparel, beauty products, and home décor products have become a favorite for many. Their cool, creative imagery inspires a sense of adventure (read: European model effortlessly floating a bamboo raft across the Mekong Delta armed with only her Jasmine Floral Blouse). The bad news is that beyond their marketing, research shows that this retail staple of the $3.5 billion parent company, Urban Outfitters, Inc., is still very much focused on the board room.
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Now, let's get into it... For those looking for globally-inspired collections that don’t just look the part, but are genuinely created by—and helping to support—makers from around the world, here are some unique and affordable alternatives to Anthropologie.
Small batch, fair trade women’s boho fashion items hand-crafted by women artists from India and the West Bank that are out to “make fair trade sexy”
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One-of-a-kind fair trade fashion and home collections from around the world that combine traditional techniques with modern design
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