Things that are awesome:giving someone the perfect gift
Things that are even more awesome: giving someone the perfect gift that also happens to be socially responsible.
Organically grown cotton. Polyester made from recycled water bottles. Low impact dyes. Partners with the International Rescue Committee and the Natural Resource Defense Council. Free shipping + free returns. Amazing, right? And they have cute, reasonably priced clothing! I love this sheer grey top
(on sale for $15!) and this comfy-looking dress (on sale for $30
For each clothing item you purchase through Twice As Warm, they donate a new clothing item to someone in need – great for the cold winter months! I particularly like their striped beanie
These watches are so cool, I’d want one even if they didn’t partner with American Forests to plant a tree for every watch purchased. And each piece is made without toxic or artificial materials – great for people who are allergic to types of metal. Isn’t the Jupiter Beige
Part artisan showcase, part microloan provider, this site allows you to “forge a personal connection with these same artisans through purchases and loans
that allow them the opportunity to live with dignity while ensuring that they can
continue to practice their traditional crafts.” Isn’t that lovely? Almost as lovely as this
Do you consider a company’s policies before buying from them? I try, but sometimes I just want that really cute lamp from Urban Outfitters, ya know? Share links to your favorite socially responsible companies in the comments!
PS: more socially responsible companies here