When I practiced law, there were two cases which were especially meaningful to me. One was with the Innocence Project, an organization whose goal is to exonerate wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA testing. In the second case I successfully sought asylum for a man from Tibet.
Even though the cases were vastly different both shared a common thread – helping those in need. So, it should be no surprise that when I received an email from GAIA, an organization dedicated to empowering resettled refugee women, asking for my support I gladly agreed!
Every GAIA creation is handmade by a refugee who has resettled in Dallas using vintage, artisan-made, and sustainable materials. When you receive your order there is a card, which provides more detail about the textiles that were used and the refugee woman who made the item. Pretty cool!
I had a tough time choosing which item I wanted from the website because they are all so lovely!! I ultimately chose the Lyle Foldover Clutch, because I love the combination of ikat fabric on the front and suede on the reverse side. I’m wearing the bag as a crossbody in this post, but you can also detach the chain and then fold the bag and carry it as a clutch!
I hope you love the GAIA products as much as I do and will support their amazing mission!! I would love to hear your thoughts in the comments below and have a wonderful weekend!!