Want to continue your shoe addiction without feeling bad about it?
Product: A range of leather boots, sandals, loafers made with traditional Guatemalan woven fabric
Price Range: $90 to $300
Impact: Teysha has established it’s own shoe workshop employing over fifteen traditional shoe makers in the last five years. They’ve designed a rural supply chain which enables women and men weavers to work from home and care for their families. They’ve also pioneered the custom-designed footwear market to enabling their customers to directly collaborate with the artisans. www.teysha.is
Artisan Partners: India
Product: Beautifully handcrafted leather slippers using vintage fabrics
Price Range: $100 to $350
Impact: Female owned and operated; mindfully made in India. llanishoes.com
HQ: Portland, Oregon
Artisan Partners: Uganda, Kenya, and Ethiopia
Product: Leather shoes and accessories; scarves and other textiles
Price Range: $50 to $250
Impact: Sseko provides employment and scholarship opportunities to women in Uganda who are trying to further their education. Up to date, they’ve sent 106 women to university. In addition, Sseko works with artisan partners in Kenya and Ethiopia.