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Malia Designs: Fair Trade Bags & Accessories

by Emily Waddell

I'm so excited to share a NEW brand with you! This week we got in a shipment of fair trade bags from Malia Designs. Malia Designs products are “Designed to Carry a Cause" and support the fight against human-trafficking.

Malia Designs bags & accessories help create employment opportunities for disadvantaged people (mainly women) in Cambodia. This socially responsible brand also donates a portion of proceeds to nonprofit organizations fighting human trafficking in Cambodia and in the US. AND Malia Designs is a member of the Fair Trade Federation, a third party organization that certifies brands to ensure fair trade practices through their supply chain.

Personally, I have been using the Small Crossbody Purse this fall. It's a fabulous size and I loved it so much that I wanted to carry it at Give a Damn Goods. You can read a full product review of this bag on The Honest Consumer. I also absolutely adore the fair trade fanny packs! Check out some of their goods below or view all Malia Designs products here.

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BA Feminist Coin Purse

$16.00

Social Impact: 

Malia Designs is a socially responsible brand that designs and sells handbags and accessories. Their products are ethically handcrafted in Cambodia using sustainable materials such as up-cycled cotton, recycled feed bags, and more. "Designed to Carry a cause," the purchase of these fair trade accessories supports the fight against human trafficking. Malia Designs is part of the Fair Trade Federation, a third party ensuring living wages and fair treatment of workers. Shop all our Malia Designs products here. 

Product Description: 

Be a Bad Ass Feminist by empowering the women who made this purse. Ethically made with screen printed up-cycled cotton, this coin purse is just big enough for a lipstick, key fob, I.D. card and some spare change, plus a fun print! 

  • Zip close
  • Lined
  • Card slot
  • 4" Diameter
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Fair Trade Fanny Pack

$32.00

Social Impact: 

Malia Designs is a socially responsible brand that designs and sells handbags and accessories. Their products are ethically handcrafted in Cambodia using sustainable materials such as up-cycled cotton, recycled feed bags, and more. "Designed to Carry a cause," the purchase of these fair trade accessories supports the fight against human trafficking. Malia Designs is part of the Fair Trade Federation, a third party ensuring living wages and fair treatment of workers. Shop all our Malia Designs products here. 

Product Description:

Looking for an ethically made fanny pack? We've got you covered! Belt bags, hip sacks, fanny packs, whatever you want to call them, they're back and so cute! Screen printed by hand and ethically made in Cambodia, this style can be worn around your waist or cross body style. A great option when traveling or out on the town.

  • Cotton Screen Print
  • Contrasting Cotton Lining
  • Zip Closure
  • Adjustable Strap
  • 13.5"L x 6"H
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    Mountain Pouch

    $20.00

    Social Impact: 

    Malia Designs is a socially responsible brand that designs and sells handbags and accessories. Their products are ethically handcrafted in Cambodia using sustainable materials such as up-cycled cotton, recycled feed bags, and more. "Designed to Carry a cause," the purchase of these fair trade accessories supports the fight against human trafficking. Malia Designs is part of the Fair Trade Federation, a third party ensuring living wages and fair treatment of workers. Shop all our Malia Designs products here. 

    Product Description: 

    Travel light with this eco-friendly pouch made from up-cycled cotton and screen-printed with mountains and the phrase "Higher Vibes." This pouch is made using fair trade practices in Cambodia. This pouch is a great clutch, make-up bag, or pencil pouch with a detachable strap. 

    • Zip close

    • Lined

    • 7.5" L x 6" H Closed

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