7 Places to Find Fair Trade, Handmade Scarves

You’re reading a post today from a bona fide scarf enthusiast. What’s not to love? They keep you cozy, they're an inexpensive way to spruce up your wardrobe, and for a proud Dressember advocate like myself, they make my outfits look fun and fresh...even though I’m pretty much just wearing the same thing every day.

Scarves are a must-have this time of year, and as always, we want to make sure you know that what’s keeping you warm is helping empower the person who made it. If you’re looking for a scarf for yourself or as a gift, you're in luck. Our amazing partner brands are empowering artisans around the world by offering us their beautiful handmade and fair trade scarves.



Ten Thousand Villages

Ten Thousand Villages is your ultimate stop for fair trade products—I mean, they did help invent fair trade! Ten Thousand Villages offers a wide selection of beautiful handmade scarves from all over the world. Hand-dyed, hand-sewn, hand-woven, hand-printed—they’ve got it all.  And because they have such a wide selection, we know you’ll find what you’re looking for, for any style and in any price range. 

Brand Values: Member Fair Trade Federation, Empowers workers, Eco-friendly.

Get $20 off a $100 purchase with promo code DONEGOODTTV



SLATE + SALT

SLATE + SALT’s mission is to offer modern goods that are made utilizing the traditional, local trade techniques of their artisans. The result is a collection of truly unique products that empower artists to keep local, artisanal traditions alive and provide income for their families. Check out their selection of scarves for some beautiful hand-woven and hand-dyed options.

Brand Values: Empowers workers, Eco-friendly 

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Marketplace: Handwork of India

MarketPlace: Handwork of India began when 3 women in India learned to sew and sell their own quilts. Now, MarketPlace works with over 400 women all over India who hand make a variety of clothing, fabrics, and accessories. Check out their assortment of scarves to see some beautiful block printed and hand-rolled wearable works of art from India.

Brand Values: Member Fair Trade Federation, Empowers workers, Gives back, Uses recycled/ upcycled materials.

20% off your first order with promo code DoneGood



Genesis Fair Trade

Genesis Fair Trade offers handmade jewelry, home goods, and clothing that empowers indigenous female artisans around the globe. What sets their collection of scarves apart is how local all the materials are to where they are made. Using local alpaca wool, local dyes, and traditional looming and weaving techniques, Genesis offers apparel with a story.

Brand Values: Empowers workers, Gives back, Eco-friendly. 



Global Gifts

For those of you familiar with our partner brands, you’re probably not surprised to see Global Gifts on a list for handmade, fair trade anything. That’s kind of what they do! And when it comes to scarves, they don’t disappoint, offering unique and handmade items that support artisans all over the world! You’re bound to find a scarf you’re looking for at the right price.

Brand Values: Member Fair Trade Federation, Empowers workers, Gives back, Eco-friendly, Organic.

$15 off a $100 purchase with promo code DONEGOOD15



Buy the Change

Buy the Change provides female artisans in high poverty areas the chance to work at home so they can earn income without leaving their families. Their collection of scarves is made from 100% recycled saris that are pieced together to make beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces you’ll want to be wearing all winter long.

Brand Values: Certified B Corp, Empowers workers, Eco-friendly, Gives back, Uses recycled materials. 

20% off your first order with promo code donegood

 

Made Trade




Made Trades goal is to offer ethical clothing and home goods—whatever ethical means to you. They curate all kinds of handmade, fair trade, vegan, Woman/POC-owned, and heritage goods. So when you look through their selection of scarves, you can bet you’ll find ethical, well-designed, handmade goods that meet your ethical standards.

Brand Values: Member 1% for the Planet, Carbon Neutral Shipping, Empowers workers, Gives back, Eco-friendly, Organic, Heritage.

Get $20 off a $150 order with promo code DONEGOOD20



 

Erin King
DoneGood Contributor

Writer, editor, and all-around language enthusiast who uses her love of words to help others.

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