UNICEF Brass and Rosewood Bangles $13
A portion of the sale of these stylish bracelets will supports UNICEF's programs around the world. The stylish accessories are made in India from durable rosewood and polished brass.
North Star Leggings $38
PACT's North Star Leggings not only make your gams look festive and your buns look tighter—they also make the world a better place. PACT made, well, a pact, to keep their supply chain virtuous by growing non-GMO cotton, using ethical production techniques and packaging their goods with biodegradable materials. Wait, there's more. A portion of proceeds from the sale of these rad long johns will go toward funding low-income entrepreneurs who want to start a small business. Truly, these are some magical pants with a powerful purpose.
Bag Bolo + Key Ring $36
LA's Karen Kimmel is known for establishing crafting community workshops which foster immersive design experiences for families to explore their artistic inspirations. Add a dash of this creativity-guru's seemingly endless juices to your everyday living with her Bag Bolo and Key Ring. Hand-constructed in her studio from knotted paracord, hand-wrapped with shimmering thread and finished with gold-plated hardware, these splendid key rings are a refreshing take on the ubiquitous leather tassel.
Nomadic Cashmere Throw $495
From the home goods institution that never disappoints comes the nomadic Ivory Cashmere Throw, inspired by the traveling people of Mongolia, also called "Nomad's Land." Woven from the finest Alasan cashmere from the country's cuddliest goats, this blanket is produced with centuries-old techniques, and its cruelty-free creation employs communities in Vietnam. Whether you are snuggling on the couch or keeping cozy on a journey of your own, this worldly throw is sure to bring romantic wanderlust wherever it may go.
Vogue + Edible Schoolyard Project
Designer Charity Masks $100+
With its mission to "build and share an edible education curriculum for all schools," Alice Waters' Edible Schoolyard Project is dutifully working to transform the way young Americans view food and eating. You can help by bidding on one of these high-fashion masks, commissioned by Vogue and created by designers like John Derian, Jean Paul Gaultier, Warby Parker, Eugenia Kim and more.
Cool Weather Edible Seedbombs $5
This two-pack of cool weather edible seed bombs includes Pot Marigold, "Seven Top" Turnip and Tatsoi. Greenaid hand rolls their seed bombs using socially responsible labor practices and works in partnership with Chrysalis, a non-profit that creates employment opportunities for formerly homeless men and women in Los Angeles.
Askov Finlayson + Faribault Woolen Mill
Zag Blanket $185
Our friends at Minneapolis' Askov Finlayson designed this limited edition, double-woven jacquard blanket with nearby Faribault Woolen Mill, which has been weaving for nearly 150 years. The domestic Merino wool is blended with a small amount of cotton for added softness. Best of all, for every blanket sold one is donated to St. Stephen's Human Services, a local not-for-profit addressing homelessness.
Charity: Water $25
There is no better gift than the gift of giving back. Charity: Water has a clear mission to bring available clean drinking water to every person on earth. This holiday season, they partner with CLEAR Cambodia in an effort to provide 15,000 Cambodian families with BioSand filters, which transform dirty water found in Cambodian marshlands into drinkable hydration. A gift that not only brings joy through aiding others, but also forces us to not take this precious resource for granted, and realize our own good fortune in something as simple as the kitchen sink.
Yellow Leaf Hammocks
Vineyard Haven Hammock $179
For the serious lounger, slip into one of these high-quality hammocks, handwoven by artisans in rural northern Thailand using yarn that's as soft as cashmere—which also repels mildew and mold, is fade-proof and guaranteed to not fall apart—meaning, it's meant to last. Know that your afternoon nap will make an impact: Yellow Leaf is a social entreprise dedicated to fostering sustainable economic development for its weavers and their families.
WWF Animal Kingdom Playing Cards $7
Fit for the cardshark, magician, or amateur player, this delightful deck will add an extra element of fun to even the most elementary game of Go Fish. These festive cards showcase delightful hand-illustrated interpretations of your fave fauna. Added bonus? The cards themselves are derived from sustainable materials, and for every deck purchased, $1 will be donated to to the World Wildlife Fund, benefiting global conservation efforts.
The Square $45
Guaranteed for life, Clean Bottle's stainless steel packs a big punch. The 100% BPA-free construction and square shape prevent it from rolling away when dropped, both ends unscrew for an easier cleaning and drying process, and 10% of all profits are donated to eco-friendly charities.
Dusk Candle $80
Dusk is one in a trio of handmade coconut oil candles created in scents matching designer Kelly Lamb's favorite places and moments of the day. You can use the oil for fragrance or as balm, and once it's diminished, the geometric ceramic vase can be used as an elegant flower pot.
Hand in Hand
Ethically-Sourced Soaps $61
Vermont's Bill Glabb and Courtney Apple create Fair Trade triple milled shea butter soaps that literally save lives. With their "buy a bar, give a bar" program, the socially-responsible company makes soap available to children in need, and a portion of the proceeds is used for rainforest conservation projects. Hand in Hand wraps each bar of lavender, orange blossom and white tea soap in eco-friendly packaging and provides a free carbon offset.
Sarah Rainwater Design
Edible Flower Heirloom Seed Kit $50
Rhode Island designer Sarah Rainwater provides all the essentials needed to start growing calendula, lemon mint, nasturtium and starflower at home. The pristinely packaged seed kit includes seeds, biodegradable paper pots and a wooden planter with glass vials for displaying what you've grown.
FTO Guatemala Café Femenino $5
These Klatch Coffee medium roast beans are from a women-run co-op farm in the Nahuala region of Guatemala. The CafÃ© Femenino Coffee Project began in Peru with now more than 1,500 women in Bolivia, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, and Guatemala are actively involved in growing single origin Fair Trade coffee. These beans offer the aromas and flavors of chocolate, nuts and citrus.
Krochet Kids International
The Simon $30
Krochet Kids International (KKi) has made a name for themselves by bringing spectacular knit creations to life with the help of women artisans in Peru and Northern Uganda. The Simon is a knit case for the iPad with a micro-fleece liner for gadget protection, and as always, is signed by the person who made it.