14 Eco-Chic Holiday Gifts That Give Back
by Kestrel Jenkins , 11/30/11 filed under: Fashion Philanthropy, Featured, Features, Green Gift Guide
Holiday gift-giving can stir many conflicting emotions: feelings of excess, hedonism, and crass consumerism among them. Before you reach that point of exhaustion, consider socially conscious products that lend a hand to worthy causes worldwide. From rain boots that provide shoes for children in need to fair-trade scarves that bring change to South America's rural communities, here are 14 presents so nice, they spread comfort and joy twice. Above, Dannijo's NYC-hewn "Rope & Lure" necklace ($148) for Falling Whistles, a nonprofit that rehabilitates and advocates for children of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo.