Interview With Iridescent.com
Iridescent.com recently featured Trades of Hope founder, Chelsie Antos, as a trusted leader in the growing Ethical Fashion and Fair Trade movements. Interviewer Victoria Bardega advocates the need for consumers to consider the people behind the products they buy.
(Read Time: 2 Min.)
Ethical Fashion and Fair Trade
“Companies like Trades of Hope pave the way for people in other parts of the world to receive an income for artisanal products. From dangling earrings to handbags, it provides women with an array of eclectic accessories that compliment an everyday style. In return, thousands of women around the world have received the benefit of an income to support their families and rise above poverty.”
– Victoria Bardega, Iridescent.com
Make a Real Impact On Real Lives
Kannika is leading her family out of poverty in Thailand by using her skills of traditional crafts, like handcrafting tassel earrings.
“I’ve been sewing, knitting, and creating fashions for over ten years. The income I earn pays for our children to go to school.” – Kannika
Kannika, Trades of Hope Artisan partner in Thailand
“During the day, I take care of our home and work while the kids are in school. Training and working at home also help us save money because I don’t have to travel far away to find work. Your purchase helps us keep our kids in school and our family together.”
– Kannika, Fair Trade Earring Artisan in Thailand
Championing the Women Behind the Products We Buy & Wear
Chelsie champions the international Artisans who make Trades of Hope products, as well as the Partners and Affiliates who sell them.
To find out more about Chelsie and how Trades of Hope earrings are helping women escape poverty, read the FULL INTERVIEW HERE.