Our Favorite Shops For Fair Trade & Ethical Gifts

Giving fair trade or ethically-made gifts are a natural way to pass on a passion for ethics through a product with a story. Often readers tell us their first ever fair trade purchase was a gift for a friend. Buying ethically-made gifts are not only a great opportunity to support businesses that are making a difference, but to share this value with our friends and loved ones.

These 13 online shops sell curated ethical goods from artisans all over the world and are our first go-to places when looking for new fair trade and ethically-sourced products and gifts. Happy shopping and please tell us what your favorites are!

If you are looking for more ethically-made and fair trade gifts, check out our guides: Gifts That Give Back {For Women} and Gifts That Give Back {For Men}.

1. The Little Market

Best For | Home goods like baskets & candles
Ethics | Nonprofit, fair trade, artisan empowerment
Price Range | $$

Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla started The Little Market to empower women artisans to rise above poverty and to support their families. This nonprofit online marketplace sells beautiful products handmade by artisans around the world. The Little Market has artisan partners that practice fair trade principles, and every purchase from this online shop generates meaningful income for the craftspeople and their families.

Shop The Little Market

2. Ten Thousand Villages

Best For | Fair trade jewelry and kitchen wares
Ethics | Fair trade, artisan empowerment, honors artisan techniques
Price Range | $–$$

For over 70 years, Ten Thousand Villages has been a pioneer of the fair trade movement, laying the groundwork for sustainable change in over 30 developing countries. The shop provides a space for people to take charge of their own lives and build something for themselves. We love that each piece of jewelry, housewares, and decor is created by independent small-scale artisan groups, co-ops, and workshops—and are crafted with love using local materials and time-honored skills.

Shop Ten Thousand Villages

3. Ames & Oates

Best For | Curated gift boxes
Ethics | Ethically-made products, artisan-made, sustainable practices, gives back
Price Range | $$–$$$

Ames & Oates is on a mission to rid the world of unnecessary—and often unwanted—gifts by creating highly curated gift boxes. They source the finest products from the best ethical brands around the world and wrap the items together in sustainable, reusable packaging. They even donate 10% of their profits to GlobalGiving. From curated boxes for coffee and tea lovers to boxes perfect for the ambitious planner in your life, there’s a little something for everyone. Plus, they offer customized corporate gifting services for organizations small and large!

Shop Ames & Oates

4. DoneGood

The Good Trade Partner

Best For | A centralized market & browser plug-in for do-good products
Ethics | B Corp, gives back
Price Range | $$–$$$

DoneGood makes shopping mindfully easier than ever with their platform. See 300+ brands in a range of categories where you can purchase ethically or sustainably, and often times with DoneGood coupon codes! They’ve partnered with brands like Ten Thousand Villages, Prosperity Candle, and Patagonia so you can find everything from home goods to body scrubs. Best of all—they’ve created a plug-in to give you the best ethical, affordable alternatives when you shop mainstream through Amazon, Google, Macy’s, and more. Making the switch to ethical shopping has never been easier.

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5. Accompany

Best For | Home textiles & tapestries
Ethics | Fair trade, artisan-made, gives back, B Corp
Price Range |  $$–$$$

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind gift that is both beautiful and empowering, Accompany has what you’re looking for. Dedicated to finding artisan-made, fair trade, and philanthropic garments, home goods and accessories, their selection is carefully curated so that each purchase you make has purpose. Accompany’s global selection of goods makes real, local impact thanks to their artisan relationships and vigorous standards.

Shop Accompany

6. Made Trade

The Good Trade Partner

Best For | Fair trade, sustainable apparel, shoes
Ethics | Fair trade, sustainable, ethically-made, vegan whenever possible
Price Range | $$–$$$$

Made Trade is an ethical online marketplace that makes us more mindful of our everyday purchases. Started by a husband-and-wife duo who previously ran a social enterprise themselves, they understood exactly what the needs were for conscious consumers and the brands creating ethical products. With an easy user experience, plenty of price points and options, and all kinds of ethically-crafted goods from cookware to apparel, they’ve designed a beautiful website that any sustainable shopper will love.

Shop Made Trade

7. Hope Made In The World

The Good Trade Partner

Best For | Artisan-woven bags
Ethics | Fair trade, artisan empowerment, preservation of traditional crafts
Price Range | $$

Hope Made In The World bucks trends and instead searches for thoughtfully-designed products with a story. Their woven bags are crafted by indigenous artisans around the world, creating sustainable employment and helping to preserve traditional craft techniques. From stunning basket bags to vibrant carryalls, Hope Made In The World is our go-to for gifts with a story.

Shop Hope Made In The World

8. Fair Trade Winds

Best For | Apparel & bags
Ethics | Fair trade, preserve traditional craft, uses sustainable materials, women’s empowerment
Price Range | $$

Fair Trade Winds is an online and offline leader in the fair trade movement, seeking out the companies that are betting against fast fashion and mass-produced products. The family-owned business has five brick and mortar shops across the country and sells a wide selection of fair trade clothing, gifts, and home goods through their online marketplace. We love their commitment to sourcing the best ethical products and gifts available.

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9. Ethica

Best For | Organic & natural beauty gifts
Ethics | Responsible sourcing, sustainable production, fair labor standards
Price Range | $$–$$$

Ethica’s goal is to connect consumers and companies that share a commitment to social and environmental responsibility. At Ethica, every product has a story and every choice has an impact. The online retailer carries a number of ethical fashion brands from emerging designers and allows you to shop a high-style selection of ethical and sustainable labels. We love their clean aesthetic and are constantly looking to their site for new ethical product inspiration.

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10. Petit Vour

Best For | Cruelty-free & vegan gifts
Ethics | Vegan, cruelty-free, uses healthy & nontoxic ingredients, fair labor standards
Price Range | $$–$$$

Whether you personally are vegan or the person you are shopping for is, Petit Vour has curated the best in cruelty-free fashion, beauty, and home. Anything from their shop makes for a thoughtful, beautiful gift that you can feel good about giving—and your loved one will feel great about getting! Petit Vour is dedicated to selling only the finest nontoxic, vegan beauty products and even offers a cruelty-free beauty box subscription for a gift that keeps on giving.

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11. Rêve En Vert

Best For | Sustainable luxury gifts
Ethics | Organic, low-waste standards, local empowerment, fair labor standards
Price Range | $$$–$$$$

Rêve En Vert is a sustainable luxury shop committed to bettering the world through the medium of fashion and lifestyle. Rêve En Vert only features designers who operate their businesses with respect for people and the planet. This includes organic, re-made, local, and fair trade collections of clothing, jewelry, gifts, and accessories. Their collections are highly curated to deliver long-lasting style you can feel good about and look fabulous in.

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12. We Dash Love

Best For | Sustainable fashion
Ethics | Fair labor standards, emphasis on sustainability, eco-friendly packaging
Price Range | $$–$$$$

At We Dash Love, the aim is simple: deliver threads and finds that you don’t have to question. They support organizations that share a bright dream of the future and work with likeminded people to encourage others to ask the simple questions: where did it come from? What were they paid? What impact did its production have on our earth? We love that their curated fashion selection is a minimalist’s dream come true, filled with quality materials, excellent fit, and trans-seasonal designs.

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13. Society B

Best For | Thoughtful & affordable gifts that give back
Ethics | Fair trade, gives back
Price Range | $–$$

Frustrated with the challenge of finding products that give back, sisters Kelli and Lindsay Byers brought together charities and goods to create Society B. At Society B, you’ll find gifts for men, women, and children, plus beautiful fair trade home goods, handcrafted soaps, and skincare products. The online marketplace connects socially-minded people with businesses that give back. In addition, they also donate 10% of all sales (not just profits) to a charity of your choice between five of their partnered nonprofit partners.

Shop Society B