Ethical & Fair Trade Bags

Totes & Duffels

Below find beautifully and ethically-made reusable shopping bags, fair trade duffel bags, sweatshop-free backpacks and eco-friendly totes for all your carrying and travel needs.  Every purchase gives back to a good cause.

(NOTES: Prices and availability may change without notice.  If you buy through some of these links, a small amount will come back to help support our mission.)

Deux Mains Classic City Tote. Sustainably made from responsibly sourced leather.
Deux Mains

"A handbag and a statement." They offer sustainable totes, handcrafted in Haiti from responsibly sourced leather.​

Prices: $154 - $175

Bought Beautifully Eve Bag. "Purchase a product, transform a life." https://boughtbeautifully.org/collections/accessories
Bought Beautifully

“Purchase a product--transform a life.” They sell beautiful handcrafted beach bags, roll packs, messenger bags and totes.

Prices: $19 - $185

Vi Bella paradise floral tote with leather tassel and accents.
Vi Bella Jewelry

Their mission is "providing a path out of poverty" for their artisans. They offer gorgeous, versatile totes, ethically handmade in Haiti.

(I love my Vi Bella tote--it goes everywhere with me!)

Prices: $25 - $55

Azizi Life Fair Trade Banana Leaf Tote. https://azizilife.com/products/#bags
Azizi Life

“Partners with rural Rwandans to bring fair trade beauty to your life and theirs.” They sell fair trade totes, carryalls and magazine totes, incredibly woven from banana and palm leaves.

Prices: $15 - $75

Sparrow Studio Puerto Rico weekender bag.
The Sparrow Studio

Their "primary goal is to create a fair trade marketplace for handmade home decor and jewelry." They sell ethically-made weekender bags and backpacks. 

Prices: $55 - $145

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Naupaka

An ethical Hawaiian boutique. They sell organic tropical bucket bags, and African market baskets, handmade in Ghana.

 

(Get 10% off with the code: LEEANNEMCCOY.)

Prices: $28 - $50

Mango + Main Crossbody Leather Tote Fair Trade.
Mango + Main

"On a mission to bring products from tropical lands where mangoes grow...to main street, USA!" They sell beautiful fair trade woven and leather totes.

Prices: $24 - $188

The Lemonade Boutique Seagrass & Canvas Crossbody Bag.
The Lemonade Boutique

Sells beautiful products made by women who "take life’s lemons and make lemonade." They sell beautifully-made crossbody bags and reusable shopping totes.

Prices: $25 - $68

Made Atitlan Overnight Bag.
Made Global

"Into you knowing the makers, because the story matters." They offer beautiful overnight bags, leather totes and basket totes.

Prices: $32 - $200

Persona Grata Goods wayfarer desert rose carpet bag. Made in the USA by refugee moms.
Persona Grata Goods

"Designed to help moms who care about the world make a difference in the lives of other moms!" They offer amazing carpet bags, sewn by refugees in North Carolina.

Prices: $45 - $68

Mayan Hands fair trade tote. Traditionally handwoven design. https://www.mayanhands.org/collections/bags
Mayan Hands

"A fair trade nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Mayan women in their quest to bring their families out of extreme poverty." They sell traditionally handwoven fair trade totes, travel bags and handbags.

Prices: $29 - $210

Amma's Umma leather handbag. Ethically made and gives back to adoptions. https://ammasumma.com/collections/bags
Amma's Umma

"An ethical boutique that gives back to adoptions." They offer a great collection of ethically-made handbags, totes, weekenders and leather bags and backpacks.

Prices: $25 - $168

Mercy House Market Tote Bags. Fair Trade. https://mercy-house.myshopify.com/collections/bags/products/market-totes-bundle-of-3
Mercy House

"A global marketplace and the beautiful products in this shop are made by women empowered by Mercy House Global." They sell a pretty set of fair trade Market Tote Bags. (I love mine - they are perfect to take along in my purse!)

Prices: $18

Made Trade Fair Trade Straw Handbag
Made Trade

"Goods sourced ethically, traded fairly, and selected artfully.”  They sell a huge and varied selection of sustainable and fair trade totes, handbags, market bags, travel bags and backpacks.

Prices: $36 - $260

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The Tote Project

Their "fair trade products are sewn in India by women who have made the brave choice to journey out of the sex trade and into freedom." They sell beautiful fair trade tote bags.

Prices: $30

The Village Country Store Elisha Shoulder Tote. Sustainably made. https://www.thevillagecountrystore.com/search?type=product&q=tote*
The Village Country Store

Fair trade and fairly made goods. They sell an amazing collection of fair trade and sustainably made totes, weekenders, backpacks and handbags. 

 

(Use code: ShopWithLeeAnne for 10% off your entire order!)

Price: $16 -$135

Rahab's Rope Navy Printed Bag.
Rahab's Rope

"Rahab's Rope exists to empower women and children in the fight against human trafficking."" They sell beautiful fair trade totes, bags and weekenders.

Prices: $39 - $79

Education and More Resusuable Grocery Bags. Fair Trade. https://www.educationandmore.org/collections/fair-trade-purses-and-bags
Education and More

"Strives to reduce poverty in Guatemala by providing educational opportunities for students of all ages." They sell beautiful fair trade market totes, beach bags and crossbody bags.

Prices: $14 - $40

freedom's promise eco-friendly tote made from recycled rice bags! http://www.freedomspromise.org/product-category/rice-bags/
Freedom's Promise

"A faith-based, nonprofit organization that partners with indigenous Cambodian groups to prevent human trafficking and child exploitation by transforming communities." They sell durable fair trade totes, including beach bags, library bags and more. (I love their shopping bags!)

Prices: $10 - $35

Karama Collection mini leather addis totes.
Karama Collection

Works in a small town in Haiti to provide much needed jobs and hope to their community. They sell high quality totes, saddlebags, and backpacks, made out of Ethiopian leather.

Prices: $48 - $285

Atonement Design Maria Tassel Shopper Bag Fair Trade Leather Bags
Atonement Design

"Ethically made items that clothe you in style and virtue." They sell high quality fair trade totes and bags.​

Prices: $78 - $178

Serrv slated blue leather bag. Fair trade. https://www.serrv.org/category/handbags
Serrv

"A nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty." They sell high-quality fair trade totes crossbody bags, saddle bags, weekenders and backpacks.

Prices: $10 - $168

Ten Thousand Villages fair trade weekender bag, perfect for travel. https://www.tenthousandvillages.com/business-bags
Ten Thousand Villages

"The original fair trader," started in 1946! They sell high-quality, fair trade business bags, travel totes and weekenders.  (To also find their products in a retail location near you, click here.)

Prices: $25 - $295

Papillon "Be the Change" Tote.
Papillon

"Creating jobs for mothers & fathers who don’t want to have to abandon their children to an orphanage because they can’t feed them." They sell beautiful fair trade totes and shoulder bags, made in Haiti.

Prices: $9 - $46

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WorldCrafts

WorldCrafts "develops sustainable, fair-trade businesses among impoverished people around the world." They sell fair trade handbags, messenger bags, totes, handbags, lunch totes and backpacks.

Prices: $15 - $110

Lazarus Artisan Goods leather tote.  Ethically made in Haiti. https://lazarusartisangoods.com/collections/leather-totes-and-bags
Lazarus Artisan Goods

“Exists to empower local Hondurans and Haitians." They offer incredible, ethically-made leather briefcases, duffels, totes and backpacks.

Prices: $112 - $425

Eternal Threads give hope tote. Fair Trade. https://eternalthreads.org/product-category/accessories/bags/
Eternal Threads

“'Weaving hope and justice' to improve the lives of women and children who are at risk from extreme poverty and trafficking." They sell beautiful fair trade crossbody bags, totes, market baskets, foldable shopping bags, messenger bags and drawstring backpacks.

Price: $20 - $55

Grain of Rice Project Market Tote. https://grain-of-rice.myshopify.com/collections/accessories-1
Grain of Rice Project

“A non-profit ministry, which empowers Kenyan people with the love of Christ by training and selling their handcrafted products.” They sell beautiful handmade market totes and sling purses.

Prices: $18 - $60

Amani Ya Juu Baobab Woven Tote. Fair Trade.
Amani Ya Juu

"A social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women."  They sew beautiful and durable fair trade totes and bags, including bucket bags, shopping totes, market bags and travel totes. 

Prices: $12 - $134

Shop With a Mission Fair Trade Tote. https://shopwithamission.com/collections/handbags-accessories
Shop With a Mission

On a mission “to equip and assist people in developing countries to break the cycle of poverty through their handiwork and creativity." They sell a beautiful collection of fair trade totes, market bags, backpacks and overnight bags.

Prices: $10 - $200

Trades of Hope Bethany Bag. Ethical fashion which gives back. https://www.mytradesofhope.com/membertoolsdotnet/shoppingcartv4/SelectCartCatalog.aspx?MG=27&G1=152&G2=122
Trades of Hope

Sells products made by women whose "story has changed from pain and struggle to a story of hope!" They offer ethically-made beach bags, totes and weekender bags.

Prices: $48 - $198

Sari Bari bucket bag made from upcycled saris.
Sari Bari

"Recycled saris are re-imagined and hand-stitched in the kantha style by a woman impacted by human trafficking and the commercial sex trade." They sell beautiful bucket, boho and hobo bags, weekenders, duffels, carry-ons and more.

Prices: $15 - $116

Elegance Restored Weekender Bag. Handmade in Guatemala. An Ethical Boutique that gives back to adoptions. https://www.elegancerestored.com/collections/bags
Elegance Restored

Creating a "market for beautiful, fairly made goods." They sell gorgeous, handcrafted Guatemalan weekender and duffel bags and African totes.

Prices: $32 - $192

2nd Story Goods sheepskin pale yellow tote. Ethically made in Haiti.
2nd Story Goods

Works in a small town in Haiti to provide much needed jobs and hope to their community. They sell an awesome collection of totes and bags, including leather totes, up-cycled back packs and messenger bags.

Prices: $12 - $225

Noonday leather fair trade totes.
Julie Godshall

She sells products from the Noonday Collection. They "design and sell an inspired collection of
jewelry and accessories made by Artisans across the globe." They sell fair trade totes, weekenders and crossbody bags.​

Prices: $22 - $218

Re:new Project Tote, sewn by refugees, made in the USA. https://www.renewproject.org/collections/bags
Re:new Project

""Provides employment and community for refugee women who have resettled in the USA." They offer amazing totes, messenger bags and weekenders, made in the USA.

Prices: $28 - $102

Krochet Kids Tote. https://www.krochetkids.org/products/womens/womens-bags/
Krochet Kids

"Every purchase impacts a life and every product is hand-signed by the lady who made it." They sell ethically-made duffels, bags, backpacks and totes for men and women.

Prices: $16 - $98

Haiti Design Co bucket bag. Ethically made in Haiti. http://haitidesignco.org/shop/?category=Bags
Haiti Design Co

Works in Haiti to develop "craftsmen and leaders that are able to use their skills to provide for their families." They sell cool, ethically-made bucket bags and canvas and leather totes.

Prices: $34 - $208

Imagine Goods Strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow tote. Give back to fight child trafficking. https://imaginegoods.com/collections/reimagine-totes
Imagine Goods

Partners "with vulnerable and marginalized people around the world to make products.” Their line of upcycled "Reimagine" totes helps support the mission of Love146 to end child trafficking.

Prices: $20

Adored Boutique crossbody leather tote. https://www.adoredboutique.com/products/chaltucrossbodytote
Adored Boutique

Every customer can "celebrate the impact her purchase will make on another woman's life." They sell beautiful crossbody totes, market totes and travel totes.

Prices: $60 - $239

Hope Outfitters Duffel Bag. 100% of profits give back to charity. https://www.hopeoutfitters.com/collections/women/Bags-&-Totes
Hope Outfitters

Ethically-made Christian apparel. 100% of the profits give back to charity. They also offer ethically-made duffel bags and back packs.

Prices: $39 - $59

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