Block Shop Sisters and the Painted Scarves from Rajasthan

block shop textiles

  By Agnieszka Bielecka What happens when you bring together two talented sisters, Indian textile artisans and inspirations from the American desert? The answer would be: Block Shop Textiles, a Los Angeles-based company run by Lily and Hopie Stockman. Back in 2010, while Lily was living in India, she fell in love with traditional textiles from the […]

TCC: Empowering Artisans Around the World- Organic Buddha Chocolate

BuddhaCups Chocolate

BE THE CHANGE: SHOP WITH A PURPOSE. Be a part of a powerful movement to change a retail economy inundated with harmful, cheaply-made goods that are often produced under deplorable conditions by choosing to be a socially responsible consumer. By supporting the brands on The Culture Collection, you are empowering businesses with a conscious. These brands, in turn, support a […]

TCC: Empowering Artisans Around the World- Handcrafted Bath Salts

TCC: Empowering Artisans Around the World- Handcrafted Bath Salts

BE THE CHANGE: SHOP WITH A PURPOSE. Be a part of a powerful movement to change a retail economy inundated with harmful, cheaply-made goods that are often produced under deplorable conditions by choosing to be a socially responsible consumer. By supporting the brands on The Culture Collection, you are empowering businesses with a conscious. These brands, in turn, support a […]

A Gift Guide to the Coolest Eco-Friendly Etsy Shops

etsy gift guide

By Daphne Auza Online shopping has completely transformed the world of commerce. Not only has it made the process of shopping more convenient and a whole lot faster, but it has also made unique products by forward-thinking, small business owners readily available. E-commerce website Etsy in particular is known for combining these two qualities. It […]

Personal and Artisanal: The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for the Thoughtful Shopper

Personal and Artisanal: The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for the Thoughtful Shopper

Far + Wide Collective: Comb Throw Pillow $120 This cotton-and-silk ikat covering, patterned on both sides, has been hand-woven using a detailed 70-step process. The comb-inspired design in vibrant shades of lavender and mint green is based on centuries-old patterns and colours.The threads are hand-woven into beautiful patterns and motifs traditional to the Fergana Valley of Uzbekistan.   […]

Shop with a Purpose: Support Artisans This Black Friday (SALES!)

Shop with a Purpose: Support Artisans This Black Friday (SALES!)

BE THE CHANGE: SHOP WITH A PURPOSE. Be a part of a powerful movement to change a retail economy inundated with harmful, cheaply-made goods that are often produced under deplorable conditions by choosing to be a socially responsible consumer. By supporting the brands on The Culture Collection, you are empowering businesses with a conscious. These brands, in turn, support a […]