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Pendleton

As the days of summer amble along, add some classic Americana decor to your home with Pendleton.  Known for their classic blankets and such, this company also offers this whimsical yet staid Horshoe Lamp and Shade.  Recycled trotter horseshoes are hand-welded into these one-of-a-kind lamps that are topped with a handmade burlap shade.  I think a pair of these would make excellent bedside lamps in a light-filled, stark, white room.  While you’re browsing for orGLAMic wares, also take a peek at the delightful Riata and Stripe Easy Care blankets made of ‘eco-wise’ wool.

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The brainchild of Los Angeles-based jewelry-designer-turned-philanthropist Tina Tangalakis, Della has already made a huge splash in the short time since it’s inception in 2009.  Employing and empowering the women of Hohoe, Ghana, Della offers one-of-a-kind, handmade, vegan bags and accessories made of sustainable materials.  My personal pick is the Summertime in Yellow Classic Della Bag which would add the perfect punch to any day at the beach – and I love that every item has a label signed by the artist who made it.  Click here to purchase the bag pictured above and here to shop the entire orGLAMic collection including messenger bags, wallets, business card holders and more.

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Soaptopia

Make sure dad is both clean and green with the fantastic Daddy Day Care Gift Box Set from Soaptopia.  This southern California-based company provides a myriad of natural, handmade products which they call “100% junk free.”  The set pictured above includes a generous soap bar, Walt Mintman Cleansing Gel Scrub (available in Ocean’s 12, Pepper-Lyptus REX, Woody Wood Pepper and Rozilla VS. Dryskinea) and a moisturizing slather (in either Lemon C.Der, Sub Lime Coconut or YOUcalyptUS.)  In honor of Father’s Day you can now enter the code OHDADDY through tomorrow to receive free shipping on this fabulous set.  Click here to purchase this orGLAMic set for dad.

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totePerfect for a trip to the beach or farmer’s market these eco-totes made by Srey Mean Chey are orGLAMic and truly make a difference.  Available online through the Cambodian Children’s Fund, these orGLAMic totes are handmade of repurposed rice bags lined with contrasting cotton interior lining and sturdy canvas handles making hauling wares a stylish breeze.  Most importantly the young Cambodian women that create these bags receive paid training in cutting, sewing and design, as well as general education courses in English and computers, all in hopes of beating the poverty and hardships they face daily.  Click here to buy this orGLAMic tote and support the Cambodian Children’s Fund.

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