5 Fair Trade Goodies To Wear This Summer

Dressing for the summer heat doesn’t mean you have to forego an ethical wardrobe. Check out these five sustainably-sourced accessories that help support artisans all over the world (and help you look good).

Indian Floral Caftan, $78

Made from luxurious Bemberg cotton, this sheer caftan is a versatile warm-weather essential. Throw it on over a swimsuit at the beach or fashionably layer it over your favorite black dress. Bemberg cotton looks and drapes like silk, but breathes like cotton (a requirement for those super hot days). Made by artisans in Northern India.

Bin Minh Silk Shawls, $24

Even in the summer, you can always use some extra layers. These breezy scarves are perfect for wrapping around your shoulders during those cool nights. Made with a gauzy weave of silk and cotton by fair trade artisans in Vietnam. Available in all colors of the rainbow!

Guatemalan Woven Strata Backpack, $138

Go hands-free for daytime adventures and summer travels with the Strata Backpack. Hand-woven by Guatemalan artisans, it perfectly blends modern design with traditional handicraft. Adjustable straps and extra pockets make it a must-have for vacation.

Peach Druzy Necklace, $42

Hanging out the in the sun is chance to wear sparkly jewelry that catches the light! This necklace’s peach-colored crystal druzy pendant and golden brass inspire a warm look that matches the heat of the season. Made by independent artists in the USA.

Metallic Block Print Totes, $21

Cool geometric patterns and icy metallics blend perfectly with your warm-weather aesthetic. These block-print cotton totes fit right in at the farmer’s market, pool, or park. Hand-printed by fair trade artisans in India.