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Mar 20 2015

Look Good, Do Good: Krochet Kids

Look Good, Do Good is a monthly feature on Poplar Travels that highlights designers and retailers making the world a better place through their products. As travelers, we want to give back to the world we love exploring so much. Suggest an innovative sustainable or philanthropic partner to [email protected] or leave a comment on this post.   Krochet Kids intl. began as three friends crocheting as a hobby and has grown into a successful nonprofit employing women in Uganda and Peru. These women come from difficult circumstances, some were captives and...

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Feb 11 2015

Look Good, Do Good: Sop Moei Arts and Giveaway!

The cultures of tribal villages in Thailand have changed undeniably over the past decade. The focus of aid for these once isolated communities used to circle around clean water and healthcare. Now, with road access and schools servicing many of these communities, the needs have shifted to more economic concerns. In this latest column of Look Good, Do Good, we discussed the shift and how Sop Moei Arts is working to help create incomes while preserving traditional crafts with shop owner and founder Kent Gregory. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="3474,3485,3494"] Sop Moei, named for...

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Jan 16 2015

Look Good, Do Good: Symbology Makes Fair Trade Sexy

Look Good, Do Good is a new monthly feature on Poplar Travels that highlights designers and retailers making the world a better place through their products. As travelers, we want to give back to the world we love exploring so much. Suggest an innovative sustainable or philanthropic partner at [email protected]  Make the world a better place and look good while doing it! Everyone always wants to know where I got my pretty wrap dress with the bright pink lining and the pretty peacock print. The hand printed fabric and flattering design make...

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Dec 17 2014

Look Good, Do Good: Flex Watches, The Sports Watch That Gives Back

Look Good, Do Good is a new monthly feature on Poplar Travels that highlights designers and retailers making the world a better place through their products. As travelers, we want to give back to the world we love exploring so much. Suggest an innovative sustainable or philanthropic partner at [email protected]  Make the world a better place and look good while doing it! Flex Watches was created in 2011 in Southern California on the premise of “people helping people.” The founders first built a watch to benefit impoverished children of Rojo Gomez...

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