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The holidays are the ultimate season of giving...and we're not just talking to each other. So, we called on our lovely friend Chrissie Lam of The Supply Change, a cutting-edge company that connects designer brands and mass-market retailers to local artisan groups around the world.
The result? An amazing gift-worthy boutique of eight organizations offering handcrafted jewelry, home goodies, and apparel that all give back to communities in need. So, when you shop any of these 27 awesome finds, you'll not only be scoring extra-special presents for all of your lucky friends and family members, you'll also be supporting developing communities across the world.
Click through to find out why Lam adores each of these organizations (and covetable products!), then cruise on over to the boutique to get gifting and giving. What could be better?
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