6 Socially Conscious Home Items
Feel good about the items in your home with these ethically made products.
1 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.
2 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.
3 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.
4 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.
5 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.
6 Classic Towels
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.