HOMBRE Gift Guide #1: Give With a Higher Purpose
This year add something special to your gift list. In addition to following our advice with all the different HOMBRE Gift Guides coming this week, why not give something that serves a higher purpose? The items below will show you care, provide joy to the recipient, and also go a step beyond and benefit a larger world community.
Bloom + Grace is a unique jewelry line, both stunning and bold, that also gives back. Their high-quality pieces are handmade by artisans in developing countries, including Haiti, Kenya and Vietnam. Currently, they work with 12 artisan groups in 8 countries and most importantly, in addition to supporting developing economies, Bloom + Grace partners with The United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life Campaign. Every piece purchased provides up to 24 children with lifesaving vaccinations. They have provided over 45,000 children with measles vaccinations to date.
From $45 – $225, a range of pieces are available for purchase on www.bloomandgrace.com. Highlights include Bullet Casing Cufflinks from a gun range in Cape Town, Brass Twisted Statement Cuff, White Horn Pendant and Azul Tassel Drop Earrings and Bracelet. From Thanksgiving through to Giving Tuesday, Bloom + Grace will triple the amount of vaccinations for every purchase.
Conscious Step is a company that gives back to a variety of different organizations that cater to different global issues. Whether you need to spiff up your own outfit, or give the gift of fashion- Conscious Step is a great way to spread holiday cheer.
With Conscious Step having a positive impact on the world is as easy as getting dressed in the morning. This year give the philanthropic friend on your holiday list a gift they can feel good about. Conscious Step has partnerships with some of the world’s most prestigious charitable organizations and together they are using fashion to bring awareness to global issues and fighting for causes that matter.
Conscious Collection Boxes: This holiday season make “An Ordinary Purchase with Extraordinary Purpose” with the Conscious Collection boxes. Encased in beautiful packaging, each box contains 3 pairs of stylish socks that will support Conscious Step’s amazing partners; Water.org, UNAIDS, Action Against Hunger, Room to Read, Trees for the Future, and Global Citizen. Purchasing these boxes will contribute to HIV therapy, feed malnourished kids, provide schoolbooks and more.
NEW Limited Edition Holiday Socks
Step into the holiday spirit with festive socks that plant 20 trees with Trees for the Future. Join the #tree4tree campaign and inspire change in your community. For each photo posted on Instagram in your holiday Conscious Steps, Trees for the Future will post a picture on their Instagram of a tree that you planted!
Each pair is individually embroidered and uniquely designed under the highest ethical and sustainable standards to fund quantified impact for the planet and all the living beings that inhabit it. More details about Conscious Step socks include:
- Fits men’s US shoe size 8-13 and women’s size 9-14
- Fair Trade certified to ensure safe working conditions and fair wages for all workers
- Features a seamless 168 needle thread count and reinforced heels and toes for durability
- Creative packaging, perfect for gift giving.
- Sourced from organic cotton
- Dyed with non-toxic dyes
Conscious Collection boxes retail at $44.95 and single pairs for $14.95. Socks can be bought at ConsciousStep.com, Ten Thousand Villages Kinnucan’s and independently owned boutiques across the United States, Australia, and Canada.