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  • This gorgeous new shopper is hand woven from hogla rope and leaf and features plaited and stitched recycled sari handles ♥️🧺
Skilled artisans hand weave the hogla, a thick leafed, grass like plant which grows in the rivers and marshlands, to create the rope which is then woven into the finished products. Handmade in Bangladesh, by our fair trade partner Dhaka Handicrafts 🙌🏼
Available in-store and online.
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  • “Fair trade is paramount to my business. If I’m going to make food I want to make the best food possible, and that means having the best supply chains and the most conscious suppliers.”
- Esther Lewis, Trade Aid wholesale customer talks to Trade Aid.
📷: Esther creating her fair trade and organic products.
Read her interview at our Social Accounts on our website .
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  • Endearing Oscar is full of personality and sure to become a long-term friend! 🐒
His long limbs can be arranged in many which ways. The seams are finished strong so that they will not pull apart when carried around ♥️ Sewn and finished by artisans working alongside Thai Tribal in Northern Thailand. Available in-store and online.
📷: This image is part of our World Textiles collection. Get inspired (link in bio)
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#TradeAid #FairTrade #NewZealand #FairTradeFashion #BuyFairTrade #Handmade #EthicalShopping #ConsciousConsumer #Inspirations #GetInspired #HandCrafted #WorldTextiles  #NewCollection #FairTradeCollection #Collection #Style #FairTradeFashion #SayNoToFastFashion #WorldTextiles #Collections #WorldTextilesCollection #Textiles #patterns #shapes #skill
  • Hot chocolate heaven 🙌🏼 This recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser on a cold day! ❄️
Our drinking chocolate is made in New Zealand, fair trade, organic, award-winning, gluten free and dairy free. And now, when you purchase our Drinking Chocolate you’ll see the box is recyclable or compostable and the inner bag is 100% compostable in your home compost or worm farm! ♻️ Perfect for #PlasticFreeJuly
Download this recipe on our website.
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  • The gift that keeps on giving ♥️
These almonds are grown by small-scale farmers near Jenin in the Palestinian West Bank and coated in smooth organic dark chocolate right here in New Zealand 🇳🇿 Caring about the origins of our ingredients and the people who grow them makes our chocolate taste extra good 🙌🏼
Perfect for gifting or keeping for yourself! .
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  • This combination of scarves from our partners EMA and Sasha in India are simply stunning ♥️
With delicate fringing, locally grown silk and kantha stitching, we think the hand made precision is incredible 😮 Materials and techniques, painted and printed, dyed, sewn, embroidered, and embellished, are both beautiful and fascinating.
This image is part of our World Textiles collection. Get inspired (link in bio)
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