Ethical Women's Fashion

Scarves that Give Back

Below find links to beautiful handmade, fair trade and ethically-made scarves and shawls that give back and are changing lives around the world.

(NOTES: This is a shopping guide so prices and availability can change without notice.  If you buy through some of these links, a small amount may come back to help support the mission of Change the World by How You Shop.)

White Rainbow Project scarf. Handmade by widows in India. https://www.etsy.com/shop/WhiteRainbowProject/items?section_id=19688738
White Rainbow Project

“Handmade, Fair Trade goods empowering widows in India.” They sell colorful embroidered silk scarves, handmade from upcycled saris.​

Prices: $100

Amani Ya Juu Kitenge Strip Scarf. Fair trade and handmade in Amani sewing centers in Africa. https://amaniafrica.org/search?page=1&q=scarf
Amani Ya Juu

"A social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women."  They sew beautifully made fair trade scarves.  

Prices: $16 - $28

Azerbaijani Women's Scarf Hoodie. "Scoodie" handmade in Azerbaijan. https://www.etsy.com/shop/AzerbaijaniSocks?section_id=24754119
Azerbaijani Socks

“Helps rural Azerbaijani women earn much needed additional income and provides deeper purpose and hope in their lives.” They sell knitted "scoodies" 

(scarf/hoodies) for women and kids.

Prices: $30 - $40

Shop With a Mission Chinese brocade scarves. Handmade and fair trade. https://shopwithamission.com/search?q=scarf
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 gorgeous, fair trade scarves and pashminas.

Prices: $6 - 30

Naupaka boho bandana scarf.
Naupaka

An ethical Hawaiian boutique. They sell tropical-themed bohemian bandana scarves and organic cotton hair scarves.

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

Prices: $12 - $34

2nd Story Goods gray batik fringe scarf. Handmade in Haiti. https://www.2ndstorygoods.com/collections/all-the-goods/products/batik-fringe-scarf
2nd Story Goods

Works in a small town in Haiti to provide much needed jobs and hope to their community. They offer beautiful mosaic and hand-painted scarves.

Prices: $20 - $38

Sewing God's Seeds pink scarf. Every purchase helps send a girl to school in India. https://sewinggodsseeds.com/market/bloom-and-give-pink-agra-scarf
Sewing God's Seeds

"Empowering and supporting artisans and missionaries." They sell beautiful, hand-stitched agra scarves and every purchase helps send a girl to school.

Prices: $55

Vickery Trading Co Infinity Scarf. Made in the USA by refugees. https://vickerytrading.org/shop/infinity-scarf/
Vickery Trading Co.

"Provides employment and community for refugee women who have resettled in the USA."  Shop their beautiful infinity scarves, made in the USA by refugees starting a new life in Dallas, Texas.  (I love showing off my Vickery Trading scarf!!)

Prices: $35

Vineworks shegaw scarf. Ethically-made. https://www.vineworks.gives/collections/apparel/scarves
Vineworks

50% of their profits is given back to the country where their fair trade products are produced! They offer beautiful batik scarves and shegaw scarves.

Prices: $28 - $38

Sparrow Studio triangle scarf pink. Handmade in Rwanda. http://www.thesparrowstudio.com/headwraps-scarves/
The Sparrow Studio

Their "primary goal is to create a fair trade marketplace for handmade home decor and jewelry." They sell colorful triangle scarves (some even have matching headwraps.)

Prices: $28 - $38

Imagine Goods scarf. Ethically made. https://imaginegoods.com/search?q=scarf&submit=
Imagine Goods

Partners "with vulnerable and marginalized people around the world to make products.” They sell handwoven infinity scarves.

Price: $23 - $26

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Freedom's Promise fair trade silk scarf. Handmade in Cambodia. http://www.freedomspromise.org/product-category/scarves/
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 fair trade handwoven silk pashminas.

Prices: $40 - $70

Elisha C Blue Flower Watercolor Scarf. Handpainted in Haiti. https://elishac.com/collections/apparel
Elisha C.

Works with Haitians "to end poverty through job creation, education and empowerment."  They sell gorgeous, hand-painted watercolor scarves.

Prices: $38 - $48

Partners for Just Trade alpaca scarf. Fair trade and handmade. https://www.partnersforjusttrade.org/shop/alpaca-wool-winter-wear/scarves/
Partners for Just Trade

“Building global partnerships through a just marketplace.”  They sell handwoven fair trade alpaca scarves for men and women.

Prices: $22 - $39

Mayan Hands Lucia scarf. Handwoven and fair trade. https://www.mayanhands.org/collections/scarves
Mayan Hands

"A fair trade nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Mayan women in their quest to bring their families out of extreme poverty." They sale beautifully handwoven, colorful fair trade scarves.

Prices: $25 - $48

Ten Thousand VIllages Marshland Scarf. Handmade and fair trade. https://www.tenthousandvillages.com/hats-capes-and-shawls
Ten Thousand Villages

"The original fair trader," started in 1946!  They offer a huge selection of classy fair trade scarves and shawls.

Prices: $19 - $125

Serrv Peruvian Alpaca Wrap. Handmade and fair trade. https://www.serrv.org/category/shawls-wraps
Serrv

"A nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty." They sell handmade, fair trade shawls and wraps.

Prices: $58 - $128

Trades of Hope Sanddune scarf. Ethically handmade. https://www.mytradesofhope.com/membertoolsdotnet/shoppingcartv4/MainCartv4.aspx?MG=26&G1=153&G2=72
Trades of Hope

Sells products made by women whose "story has changed from pain and struggle to a story of hope!" They offer a beautiful selection of ethically-made scarves.

Prices: $24 - $38

Grain of Rice Project infinity tie scarf. Handmade. https://grain-of-rice.myshopify.com/collections/fall/products/infinity-tie-scarf
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 handmade infinity tie scarves.

Price: $22

Amma's Umma silk scarf. Ethically handmade. https://ammasumma.com/collections/scarves
Amma's Umma

"An ethical boutique that gives back to adoptions." They offer beautiful silk scarves.

Prices: $32

WorldCrafts Himalyan Pink Scarf. Fair trade an handwoven. https://www.worldcrafts.org/accessories/scarves
WorldCrafts

"Develops sustainable, fair-trade businesses among impoverished people around the world." They sell gorgeous fair trade handwoven scarves.

Prices: $20 - $35

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Beza Threads Purple and White Pinstripe Scarf. Ethically handmade and fights human trafficking. http://www.bezathreads.org/store/
Beza Threads

Works to rescue and provide a new life for boys and girls in slavery in Ethiopia.  Buy their beautiful handmade scarves and "one child is freed from slavery for every 240 scarves sold."

Prices: $25

Education and more scarf.  Handwoven in Guatemala. Fair Trade and supports education. https://www.thevillagecountrystore.com/collections/scarves
Education and More

"Strives to reduce poverty in Guatemala by providing educational opportunities for students of all ages."  They sell beautifully handwoven fair trade scarves for men and women.

Prices: $16 - $28

Persona Grata men's wool scarf. Handmade by refugees. https://www.etsy.com/shop/PersonaGrataGoods?ref=condensed_trust_header_title_items&section_id=20831818
Persona Grata

"Designed to help moms who care about the world make a difference in the lives of other moms!" They offer reversible infinity scarfs and wool scarves for men and women, made by refugee moms in North Carolina.​

Prices: $25 - $32

The Village Country Store yellow scarf. Fair trade and handmade https://www.thevillagecountrystore.com/collections/scarves
The Village Country Store

Fair trade and fairly made goods from around the globe. They offer a large selection of colorful fair trade scarves and sarongs

 

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

Prices: $15- $22

Evan Brooke Ethical Clothing Merino Wool Scarf. http://www.evanbrooke.com/women-men-1/
Evan Brooke

An ethical clothing boutique. She offers ethically-made wool scarves and braided infinity scarves.​

Prices: $45 - $50

Eternal Threads Silk and Rayon Scarf. Fair Trade. https://eternalthreads.org/product-category/scarves-shawls/
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 fair trade rayon and silk scarves and shawls, each with a story to tell.

Prices: $16 - 65

Karama Collection Graceful Wrap.  Handmade in Ethopia. http://shop.karamacollection.com/shop/Accessories/
Karama Collection

"Karama alleviates poverty by restoring dignity through creative, purposeful work for artisans, beginning in Africa." They offer beautiful wraps, handmade in Ethopia.

Prices: $44 - $104

Krochet Kids Andie infinity scarf. https://www.krochetkids.org/products/womens/womens-accessories/
Krochet Kids

"Every purchase impacts a life and every product is hand-signed by the lady who made it." They sell high-quality, crocheted scarves for both men and women.  (To also find their products in a retail store near you, click here.)

Prices: $16 - $50

Gifts With a Cause scarves. Fair trade. https://www.giftswithacause.com/Fair-Trade-Scarves-s/1823.htm
Gifts With a Cause

Their mission is "to provide sustainable income to artisans in developing countries." They offer beautiful fair trade scarves, in lots of color options. Each one comes with the artisan's picture and story.​​

Price: $10 - $33

Elegance Restored scarf. Fair Trade. https://www.elegancerestored.com/search?q=scarf
Elegance Restored

Creating a "market for beautiful, fairly made goods." They sell beautiful ethically-made scarves.

Prices: $22 - $38

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