6 Socially Conscious Home Items
Feel good about the items in your home with these ethically made products.
West Elm Souk Wool Rug
You might not have realized one of your go-to home décor brands sells a selection of Fair Trade Certified items, including this wool rug accented with hand-braided tassels. Handmade in India, this rug helps improve living and working conditions for the artisans.
To buy: From $199; westelm.com.
Catalina Rope Hammock
These incredibly soft cotton hammocks are made by artisan weavers who were previously in poverty. Install one indoors or out for a relaxing landing spot.
To buy: $149; yellowleafhammocks.com.
Meridian Alpaca Throw
Stay extra warm this winter season with a baby alpaca throw from Peru. The shearing process is safe for alpacas, and every purchase directly supports Meridian’s artisan partners in Peru.
To buy: $199; meridian.com.
Raven and Lily Shibori Pillow
Handmade by single mothers and widows in Malaysia, this eco-dyed silk pillow will make you feel just as good inside as it looks on the outside.
To buy: $82; ravenandlily.com.
Moroccan Leather Bench
Co-founded by Lauren Conrad, The Little Market sells only Fair Trade products made by artisans from around the world. This handmade bench, which supports artisans in Morocco, has a timeless look that will work in any space.
To buy: $148; thelittlemarket.com.
These quick-drying Turkish towels are manufactured by top craftsmen from around the world and ensure a luxurious post-bath experience.
To buy: From $9; parachute.com.