Fashion Creating Families: Noonday Collection’s Stylish Mission

Our newest fair trade fashion find? Noonday Collection. They’ve got it all – from jewelry to journals, aprons to belts, and even more! What else could a fashion forward girl ask for?

How about social impact?  Each item you buy from Noonday Collection supports the artisans who have poured their time and creativity into your purchases.  Noonday Collection features artisans from more than ten different countries, including the United States, Uganda, and India.

In addition to bringing artisan goods to the global market, Noonday Collection is on a mission to create families. If you host a trunk show with Noonday Collection, 10% of sales can be donated to an adoptive family – allowing orphans from around the world to find a home. 

Noonday Pic Jack and Jessica

It all started just 2 years ago, as founder Jessica Honegger needed to raise funds to adopt her son Jack. She came up with the brilliant idea to host a trunk show in her home. The chic, stylish goods from around the world were a huge hit, and after a lot of fundraising, Jessica and her husband were able to bring Jack home.

Jessica tells us, “I never imagined it would grow into a business.” But when she called her friends in Uganda to tell them she had raised $4000, they convinced her to start Noonday Collection, to provide long-term support to the artisans.

Noonday Collection now provides income for poverty-stricken families and eases the financial difficulties of adopting. Jessica’s small and creative act of love is impacting artisans, children, and families around the world!

Check out a few of our favorite Noonday items below!

1. Patchwork Journal, $28
Made with love in India, this quilted journal comes in 3 different color schemes and its pages are made of recycled cotton paper. We think it’s the perfect gift for any friend who loves to expressive herself through writing.

2. Many Ways Bag, $78
This bag is perfect for every occasion! Are you looking for a large purse for everyday use? Or a clutch for an evening out? With the Many Ways Bag, there’s no need to switch out your bags! Transform the Many Ways Bag from a leather purse to a woven ikat clutch or any style you can create!

3. Doreen Colorblock Cuff, $32
Made with love in Uganda, this one-size-fits-all cuff is created out of handmade paper beads in fresh seafoam and coral tones. We think it’d add a great pop of color to a simple white blouse and skinny jeans – even better when paired with the Minted Necklace!

Inspired by Noonday Collection? Head straight to Noonday’s online store to see the complete collection, and keep up with the company on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

Are you interested in hosting a trunk show? Find out more here!

 


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Amber & Bergamot

Warm and inviting, amber and bergamot combined with subtle notes of geranium, black cardamom, sandalwood and eucalyptus.

Balsam & Juniper Berry

Wonderfully fresh and seasonally-inspired, this woodland blend of balsam fir, cedarwood and juniper berry radiates the feeling of joy that comes with the holidays. 

Chai Tea

Green tea mixed with a cozy blend of cinnamon, clove, cardamom and peppermint reminds you of your favorite tea spot. A perennial fall favorite! 

Clementine & Lavender

A bright, fresh citrus scent of clementine, tangerine, bergamot and lemon… nicely balanced with French lavender. If you love citrus with a subtle twist, this is for you.

Coastal Seagrass

Clean and aromatic, gentle notes of salty seagrass and ocean water mingle with a hint of sweet coastal air… a blend that will transport you to a faraway shore with calming lapping waves.

Fig & Cedar

An aromatic blend of fresh fig, cedar and oakmoss brightened with grapefruit, lemon zest and a hint of orange. Wonderfully nuanced and just slightly sweet, it’s our new favorite fig scent.

French Lavender & Vanilla

Sweet and refreshing, French lavender and classic vanilla bean are paired to create this deeply comforting and indulgent scent. The perfect balance of two soothing favorites.

Pear & Freesia

Fresh pear mingles with floral notes of freesia and just a touch of patchouli. A joyful fragrance to evoke the freshness of your favorite garden and remind you of the beauty of nature.

Tobacco & Spice 

Dried tobacco leaves blended with teak, cedar and amber with a touch of spice and pimento berry essential oils... a nuanced scent to bring warmth inside.

Tonka & Oud

Wonderfully rich and earthy, tonka beans are paired with oud wood and topped with hints of balsam, rum, amaretto and musk. A restful scent with a captivating twist.

White Tea & Citrus 

An uplifting blend of white tea, bergamot, fig and fresh jasmine combined with a subtle hint of soft sandalwood. This is delightfully light and elegant.

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