Guide To Gifts That Give Back {For Women}

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Rose & Fitzgerald
captures a striking flavor of thoughtful minimalism in their artisan-made line of of housewares and jewelry. From their Brass Serving Spoons to their collection of brass rings and cuffs, they’ve captured a one-of-a-kind style that stands out as a perfect gift for the woman in your life.   

Each of their products is ethically and meticulously handcrafted in their Uganda-based studio and beyond. Rose and Fitzgerald actively seeks out untapped artisanal techniques, and uses only natural, local materials in their creations. Each product has a unique expression of modern coastal style, paying homage to the skill and passion of the craftsperson who brought it to life.


This is our Guide To Gifts That Give back for the socially conscious woman in your life. Listed are some of our favorite ethical brands committed to giving back, conservation and artisan craftsmanship. Feel free to share your ethical gift ideas in the comments below. 

You might also like our guide to gifts that give back, for men.  


1. Shimmer Hoop Earrings by Purpose Jewelry, $24 | Employs Women Rescued From Sex Slavery In India

2. Barely-There Handlet by UNCVRD, $48 | 40% Of Sales Donated To Benefit Survivors Of Human Trafficking

3. Crater Onyx Bracelet by Together By Gravity, $350 | Handmade in US, Portion of Proceeds Go To Education In India

4. Hatua Ring by Soko, $35 | Artisan Made

5. Brass Rex by Nisolo, $98 | Handmade in Kenya

6. Nora Cuff by Trading Hope, $28 | Benifits Clean Water, Education, Artisan Made

7. Evelyn Short Stud Horn & Brass Earrings by Raven + Lily, $78 | Empowers At-Risk Women In Nairobi, Kenya

8. Classic Necklace by The Giving Keys, $39 | Employs LA Residents Transitioning From Homelessness

9. Midnight Jazz by 31 Bits, $64 | Handmade With Recycled Paper By Asrtisans In Uganda

10. Acorn Charm Neclace by The Shine Project, $25 | Employs Innercity Youth In Pheonix, AZ

11. Black & Gold Beaded Necklace by Far & Wide, $55 | Handcrafted With Recycled Magazines By Artisans In Swaziland

12. Customizable Stacking Rings by fashionABLE, $15-$32 | Handcrafted By Female Artisans Globally


1. Square Silk Shirt by Everlane, $88 | Industry Leading Transparency Around Production And Materials

2. Harper Chukka Boot by Nisolo, $178 | Handmade By Artisans In Peru

3. Moges Scarf by fashionABLE, $48 | Handcrafted By Female Artisans Globally

4. Freely Given T-Shirt by Freely Given Movement, $35 | 90% Of Profit Donated To Families In Crisis In The US

5. The Modern Loafer by Everlane, $170 | Industry Leading Transparency Around Production And Materials

6. The Harper by Krochet Kids, $48 | Nonprofit That Employs, Educates & Mentors Women In Uganda & Peru

7. The Kaydee by Madi Apparel, $30 | For Every Pair Purchased A Pair Is Donated, Made In USA

8. Thea Sunglasses by Warby Parker, $195 | For Every Pair Purchased A Pair Is Distributed To Someone In Need

9. Naomi Shirt by Krochet Kids, $40 | Nonprofit That Employs, Educates & Mentors Women In Uganda & Peru

10. Bina Silk Lounge Tunic Gatsby Print by Raven + Lily, $92 | Empowers At-Risk Women In Central India

11. Leather D'orsay Sandals by Sseko, $89 | Handmade In Ethiopia With Locally Sourced Materials

12. Isabel Sparrow Bra by Naja, $65 | Employs Women In Columbia, Transparent Production Process


1. Mamuye Tote by fashionABLE, $178 | Handcrafted By Artisans In Ethiopia & Kenya

2. Valerie Crossbody by SPUREN, $59 | Handmade, Upcycled, Vegan

3. Candelaria Handmade Travel Bag by Alicia San Marcos, $274 | Contributes Towards Education In Guatemala

4. Flamino in Pink by Gunas, $165 | Cruelty-Free, Small-Scale Ethical Manufacturers

5. Sobre Leather Clutch by Nisolo, $44 | Handmade By Artisans In Peru

6. The Pike by Krochet Kids, $125 | Nonprofit That Employs, Educates & Mentors Women In Uganda & Peru

7. Maya Weekender Bag by Tribe Alive, $275 | Handmade By Artisans In Guatemala

8. Signature Tote by Parker Clay, $145 | Made By At Risk Women in Ethiopia 


1. Neutral Stripes Blanket by Equal Uprise, $120 | Handcrafted In Ecuador

2. Royale Alpaca by Sackcloth & Ashes, $129 | For Every Balnket Purchsed One Is Donated To A Homeless Shelter

3. Limited Edition Print by Far & Wide Collective, $90 | Created By Artist In Post-Conflict Afganistan

4. Artemis Chevron Frame by Fair Trade Winds, $24 | Fair Trade, Artisan Made, Envoirnmentally Sustainable


1. Beauty Box by LaRitzy, $24 | Cruelty-free, Vegan Cosmetics

2. Cow Slip Soothing Hand by Cowshed, $25 | All-Natural

3. Empower Eau de Parfum by Pour le Monde Parfum, $82 | 100% Natural, Vegan, Animal Cruelty-free

4. LVX Vegan Luxury Nail Lacquer by Lux & Eco, $16 | Cruelty-Free, Vegan, Toxin-Free 


1. Magnify, £6.00 | Faith, Fashion, Feminism For Women

2. Darling Magazine, $20 | A Magazine For Real Women

3. Conscious Magazine, $10 | Conscious Culture Topics

4. Provencial, $22 | The Art Of Being Present

This Article Is Sponsored By Our Collaborating Partner Rose & Fitzgerald

Rose & Fitzgerald is a design-and-craft studio based in Kampala, Uganda, founded by a Californian couple who sought to merge their sense of coastal living and contemporary fashion with the beauty of the indigenous materials and craftspeople they encountered in their adopted home of Africa.

Rose & Fitzgerald works with master hand-craftsmen to create and curate unexpected, beautiful pieces mixing traditional craft with a modern style sensibility—designed for those who seek something uncommon from far-away places.