It’s easy for Fair Tuesday to get lost among its more publicized siblings, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Rather than shout deals, steals, and—ahem—overconsumption, the initiative founded by Global Goods aims to raise awareness about how everyday purchases can benefit communities.
To take part, you don’t even have to spend a cent. Just share social media love by tweeting the #FairTuesday hashtag come November 27th. Should twove turn to purchase, I’ve curated the most colorful and fashionable fair trade accessories and home goods from Indego Africa, which are all under $50 and oh-so-suitable for holiday gifts. (Plus, you don’t even have to wait for Tuesday to buy ‘em.)
First up: Indego Africa breaths colorful life into the boring commute and travel accessories with their Mixed Patchwork Weekender. Made with vibrant Dutch wax cloth, the spacious bag is functional and, thanks to its timeless aesthetic, it can be worn any season.
Continue reading my feature for TreeHugger.com, here: 5 Colorful Fair Trade Holiday Gifts to Score on Fair Tuesday