8 Tips for Working From Home

8 Tips for Working From Home

During this unprecedented time, many of us have moved to a home office. Transitioning from working surrounded by your co-workers to working in your home, is a challenge to say the least. Here at Fair Anita, we frequently work remote and would like to offer some tips on how we manage to be productive and work at home. 1. “Get dressed for the day. If you have a Zoom call with your co-workers, this…
Impact of COVID-19 on our artisan partners around the world

Impact of COVID-19 on our artisan partners around the world

This global pandemic is just that, global-- not only affecting our communities in the United States, but our communities of artisan partners across the world.  We're in regular communication with the artisans to understand their circumstances, and these are the most current updates:CambodiaOur partners in Cambodia are happy to report that so far, none of their artisans or staff members have c…
​The Latest in Sustainable Fashion

​The Latest in Sustainable Fashion

Here at Fair Anita, we love sustainability. You can tell this, as the majority of our pieces are made from recycled materials! From recycled bullet casings to factory seconds, we are constantly looking for new ways to use preexisting materials. So, from us to you...here are 4 aspects of sustainability you can look out for to enhance your eco-friendly shopping experiences.Factory SecondsWaste creat…
Designing Jewelry for Fair Trade Partnerships

Designing Jewelry for Fair Trade Partnerships

How do we get so many new designs? Working with women in 9 countries all over the globe means that we partner with artisans who have a variety of skills and access to different sustainable materials. To keep Fair Anita’s jewelry relevant in a U.S. market, we do much of the initial design work at home in Minnesota. By sending sketches of new pieces via email to our talented partners, they can inter…
Fair Anita Fifth Annual Benefit Report

Fair Anita Fifth 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 2019 here.Highlights include: Investing over $439,300 in our artisan partners around the wor…
5 Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs

5 Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs

Some people grow up wanting to be a doctor, wishing to help the people around them. Others seen themselves becoming artists, devoting their time to the more creative side of things. Many envision themselves in the business world, floating in a whirl-wind of meetings with other great minds and strategic planning.Nowadays, it seems more and more people are leaning away from picking just one type of…