Fair Anita Third Annual Benefit Report

As a social enterprise and Public Benefit Corporation, we're for-profit AND for-good.Our mission is legally-defined as "empowering under-resourced women through our supply chain and business operations." Each year, we report our organization's impact to the state of Minnesota. View the full report for 2017 here.Highlights include:Investing over $148,194 in our artisan partners around the world (in…

10 Ultimate To-Do's for the Best Galentine's Day Ever

Take a break from the chocolates and roses for a day and celebrate the people who have been by your side through every laugh, tear, snort, and sob- your gals! Here is a list of the ultimate 10 Galentine's Day activities for 2018:Get the Glitter for Galentine's Cards! The holiday wouldn't be complete without some much-needed love and support from one gal to the next. Spread the cheer with cheesy pu…

​5 Things I’ve Learned in My 3rd Year Running a Social Enterprise

We did it! We made it through our 3rd year running a social enterprise. I was recently reflecting on how incredible it has been to see this idea grow into something real, and it has somehow happened without me taking the time to stop and recognize that. When I first started Fair Anita, our customers were exclusively my friends and family (thanks, peeps!), and it has been humbling to watc…

​Outspoken for a Cause: Rula Quaqas’ feminist mission in Jordan

While Jordanian women are some of the most educated in the world, entry into the workforce remains a challenge. With some estimates of literacy rate for women at 99%, it remains baffling that female employment in Jordan remains at 22%, while male’s employment rate is estimated to be 87%. Early childhood care, access to public transportation, and discrimination are attributed with creating major ba…

The Impact of Buying Fair Trade

Fair Anita products are made fair trade by women in 16 countries. Learn why this matters.At Fair Anita, we strive to create beautiful products that you love to wear-- pretty pieces that can add a little-something-extra to any outfit. Because our customers are usually shopping with style and price point in mind first, often times the fact that our products are all made fair trade can be missed.&nbs…

Vote With Your Wallet This Holiday Season

This Holiday Season, Vote With Your WalletInvest in Businesses You SupportEvery year, a huge percentage of the population participates in Black Friday shopping. It is estimated that there will be 156 million shoppers and a combined $5.5 billion dollars spent online during Thursday and Friday. So, why does this matter? It matters because every dollar you spend (and most people will be spending a…