Guatemala

Ix Style's Ethical Sandals Provide Clean Drinking Water in Guatemala

Guatemalan-based Ix Style is an ethical shoe brand with one foot in water rights and another in artisan production. Their proceeds help provide clean drinking water to children who…

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Feelgoodz Introduces Hand-Loomed Slippers, Fairly Made in Guatemala

Known for its eco-friendly flip-flops, Feelgoodz is expanding its business into indoor ballet-style slippers. Fairly handwoven and loomed in Guatemala from vegetable-dyed natural…

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Global Goods Partners' "Bracelets for Change" Fund Specific Social Causes

Global Goods Partners’ “Bracelets for Change” are more than pretty arm candy. Besides providing income for women in rural Guatemala, each ethically crafted wristband…

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Architects, Guatemala Artisans Collaborate on "Scarfitecture" Series of Handwoven Scarves

DISTANT SHORES After recruiting Winka Dubbeldam, Galia Solomonoff, Anna Dyson, Chris Sharples, Dukho Yeon, Ali Soltani, and Juan Carlos Matiz, Alexander and Zakova asked each architect…

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Grain's Colorful "Chi-Chi" Textile Necklaces Support Guatemalan Artisans

Spring has a way of teasing the winter-weary with its elusive behavior, literally raining on our parade just as we start considering crisp white tees and exposed ankles. While…

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Grain's Sololá Purse Turns Upcycled Guatemalan Textiles inside Out

Weavers take pains to hide the behind-the-scenes snarl of loops, knots, and loose ends that make the magic happen. So it may come as a surprise that the Sololá purse by Grain chooses…

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Kick Off the Winter Blues With Osborn's Traffic-Stopping Fair-Trade Footwear

Gray, overcast skies at three in the afternoon are enough to sour the sunniest of dispositions. Turn that frown upside down by shifting your attention earthward to Osborn Design’s…

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