Mini Backpack - Black
This well-crafted mini backpack is made from sturdy cotton with adjustable cotton straps and eco-leather so you can wear it on your back or carry it by the handles. It has side pockets, cotton lining featuring two front pockets and two pockets on the side.
Materials: cotton, sustainable leather*Due to the artisanal nature of this product, color and size may vary.
THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT
Artisan Organization: The Village Experience
The introduction of power looms to the weaving market in India put the art of hand-loomed weaving at risk and generations of families were devastated. Loom work in India is not only a form of art, it is also a cultural identifier for the artisans in 40 villages surrounding Hyderbad. Ikat weaving is one of the most distinct forms of art and enables the artisans to sustain their families economically, socially and culturally.
The Opportunity Collection is a private label line by The Village Experience that seeks to provide opportunities for artisans globally. The focus is on preserving local techniques, infusing elements of fashion, and providing sustainable income.
The Village Experience is a socially proactive business dedicated to uplifting impoverished communities in the developing world through efforts in international trade and tourism.