Worldly Designs That Give Back
Here's how you can shop online and locally for beautifully crafted items from around the globe that also support a cause.
Photo courtesy of The Little Market
My favorite home-decor pieces have a history. Not only do the following companies carry stunning items that tell a story, but they also have roots in countries from all over the world, in addition to supporting underprivileged and underserved people and artisans.
The Little Market is an online marketplace started by former reality TV star Lauren Conrad. Every product is made by females, and the company as a whole aims to empower women. Little Market even offers a wedding and gift registry for brides-to-be.
Yucu Ninu offers breathtaking, vibrant, custom-order handcrafted textiles help struggling women, children, and families throughout Mexico.
Village Mercantile, right on Chatsworth Avenue in Larchmont, carries quality home products, jewelry, and treats from ocean to ocean.
Novica, who can claim association with National Geographic, retail and inventory that hails from Brazil, India, and Thailand, among other nations to name a few, and their unique jewelry and gifts go way beyond traditional home décor.