A Guide to Ethical Beanies for Fall

Tis the season of beanies! Not that they ever really go out of style, but they are the perfect hat to keep your head warm when the seasons start to change. Here are five brands that will compliment your fall wardrobe and add a touch of sustainable style to your outfits!

Haiti Made: Empowering Developing Communities

Haiti Made is united around quality products, dignified jobs, and economic sustainability in an effort to diminish abject poverty and fight against the orphan and child slavery crisis in Haiti. The "Tise Beanie” is a beautifully knitted acrylic beanie complete with a tag signed by the Haitian artisan that crafted it. Handcrafted in Haiti with 100% Acrylic Hand-sewn logo tag. Haiti Made’s wide range of colors makes these beanies perfect for fall! Personally, I’m loving the Mustard Yellow color! Haiti Made’s ethically crafted beanies sell for $24 and are great because you can pair them with so many different outfits.


Krochet Kids: Creating Sustainable Employment Opportunities

Krochet Kids works with vulnerable women who live in impoverished areas around the world through their partnership with Capable. Capable is a holistic program providing education and financial mentorship to employees. Employees are provided with fair wages and safe working environments. Krochet Kids Beanies range from $10-$70 and come in a wide range of colors, patterns, & styles


United by Blue: Sustainable Outdoor Style

United By Blue is on a mission to show our oceans & waterways some love by removing trash all over the country. For each product sold, United By Blue removes one pound of trash from oceans and waterways through organized community clean-ups. United by Blue’s beanies range from $28-58. Depending on the beanie, some are made from recycled materials and made in the USA! I love their fun winter patterned styles.


PACT: Organic & Fair Trade Certified

Fair Trade Scarves & Beanies

PACT Apparel specializes in affordable basics and accessories, including their super cozy beanies and scarves. PACT Apparel and accessories are made with organic cotton and created in Fair Trade Certified factories. PACT’s cozy scarf and beanie sets range from $20-50. The neutral colors are great for matching with all your fall styles and winter too!

Fair Trade Scarves & Beanies

Thought: Unique Fall Colors

Ethical Beanie Brands

Thought (formerly known as Braintree) uses sustainable materials and ethical practices to create eclectic style. Most of Thought’s beanies are made of a mix of organic cotton and wool. Sure to keep your head warm! Thought’s beanies range for $16-$50!

Ethical Beanies

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