Ethical Spotlight: Global Goods Partners

(Sisal and Brass Drop Necklace from Global Goods Partners $22) September’s Ethical Spotlight is a wonderful ethical boutique– Global Goods Partners (GGP). GGP is a nonprofit enterprise dedicated to alleviating poverty and promoting social justice. Founders Catherine Lieber Shimony and Joan Shifrin, while traveling around the globe as international developers were inspired to find effective income-generating… View Post

Ethical Spotlight on Victoria Road

I have a really exciting introduction for you, friends (plus a discount-code below!). Victoria Road is a gorgeous ethical boutique born from a philanthropic venture in Pakistan by co-founder Shannon Grewer and grew to become a beautiful means for artists in emerging markets, like Pakistan and India, to uplift each other. By connecting established… View Post

Ethical Spotting-Celebrity Fave Reformation

(clinton two-piece-out of stock-but petite in gingham available – $198 // Taylor Swift via WhoWhatWear) I love seeing ethical brands in the mainstream media and Reformation has been appearing everywhere–a celeb summer favorite since last year! While a lot of Reformation is totally in the “treat yo’self” category for me, I… View Post

Say YES! to Sustainable Accessories by Refugees in the US

Friends, I rarely post on crowd-funding campaigns, but Moola-Hoop, a crowd-funding site for female entrepreneurs, sent information on the Say YES campaign and I decided to make an exception(!) and said YES! Say YES is a wonderful collaboration between Open Arms a company that provides fair waged jobs to refugees… View Post

Ethical Steals and Deals

Happy pay day Friday! If you feel like treating yourself here are some GREAT ethical deals for that hard earned money :). Happy happy weekend! 1. Mata Trader Cheyenne Shorts–$58 $18 / 2. Recycled Hoodie and Tank Bundle– $33 $29 / 3. Convertible Bucket Bag–$74.95 $44.97 / 4. By the… View Post

Ethical Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is just around the corner here in the U.S, so definitely time to get on something special for the daddies out there! Here are some wonderful ethical gifts for the dads in your life :). Cedar Wood Bottle Opener Set-$57.95 Handmade Silk Tie-$26.00 Fair Trade Sudoku Game-$32.00 $24.00… View Post

Ethical Memorial Day Sales

I hope you’re enjoying a long Memorial Day weekend! While it’s dreary, pretty chilly, and even a tad rainy in New York, Memorial Day has always been the unofficial start of summer here and a great time to start on your ethical wardrobe for the (crossing fingers) warmer sunnier summer… View Post

Amour Vert-An Ethical Alternative

Last year when I asked you to think about solutions to your biggest obstacles to being a more conscious shopper, sweet and loyal reader Christine said she’d want to know ethical alternatives to mainstream stores. I really LOVE this idea for a new feature on Made To Travel, but honestly… View Post

My Favorite Ethical Finds of 2012

One of my favorite things about writing made-to-travel is researching experimenting, reviewing and being inspired by all kinds of new ethical products that I share with you. 2012 was a GREAT year for discovery, so I’d like to reintroduce you to some of my favorite new ethical finds of 2012.… View Post

Ethical Evening Wear-The Holiday Office Party

Hi friends! I received a beautiful request from a young reader named Alyssa a few weeks ago. The dear Alyssa is looking for ethical prom/evening wear, a fantastic request since I actually don’t think I’ve done a post on evening wear on made-to-travel! And no better time for ethical evening… View Post

Ethical Cyber Monday Sales

I hope if you celebrate Thanksgiving you had a fantastic time during the long weekend. Cyber Monday is by far and away my favorite sale situation. Shopping from the comfort of my own home is truly priceless. A LOT of the sales I shared last Wednesday are still going strong!… View Post