Charis Elliott
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  • Phoenix, AZ
  • United States
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Profession / role:
Founder, Executive Director
Company / organisation:
Las Otras Hermanas
Website (if you have one):
www.lasotrashermanas.org
My primary role in relation to fashion is:
Consumer, Designer, Buyer, Retailer, Supplier
I am looking to discover or buy
Designers, Consumers, and people working in the fair trade clothing industry.
About me / About business or organisation:
I founded Las Otras Hermanas (LOH), a 501(c) 3 non-profit based in Phoenix, AZ. We work with ALDEA, an organization based in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Together we work to change both of our communities through education. LOH works to educate consumers about fair trade, social and economic justice issues. We work with members of ALDEA to produce a fair trade organic clothing line sold in the U.S. Connecting Communities through social justice.
Career history / Company history:
Founder, Executive Director of Las Otras Hermanas Since March 2008.

American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona- Intake Coordinator- Legal Department

Fair trade consultant- Aceh, Indonesia. City of Phoenix- 2007

Fair trade consultant- Fiat Charities

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At 10:14 on May 8, 2010, Praveen Varshnei said…
Hi

Let us introduce ourselves as an Indian company specializing in 100% Eco friendly handmade Green line Buttons,Toggals,Novelty Items,Handicrafts ,Bags Handles and costume jewelery.Our inspectors check every lot of buttons,handicrafts,gifts and costume jewelery ,buttons are made confirming to social accountability norms.
We do not use child labor.We maintain the quality in buttons, the quality in shipping,and the quality in communication and in all other aspects. Rest assured - you get THE BEST of the finest handmade buttons from India.Buffalo horn,bone,wooden,coconut shell,bamboo etc
Buttons are meant for mens and womens wear. We have catered almost all segments of garment right from just born babies to hi-fashion mens and womens garments ,we have all the infrastructure to cater your needs, we have dedicated staffs with in-depth knowledge of the Buttons business involving themselves right from raw material collection, making ,polishing and shipping.
Product:Clothing Buttons , costume jewelery
Specification: Handmade by Artisans and all are green eco-friendly organic products
Material:Buffalo Horn,Cow Horn,Bone,Wood,coconut shell,Bamboo,Resin,Recycled Plastic etc
Size: 12mm on wards
Production:50000 pieces per month
MOQ:200 pieces
Lead-time: 15 Days
Delivery: Fob N.Delhi
Payment:Advance through Bank Wire ,Western Union
Samples: Available
We offer buttons from US $ 00.08 per piece as opening price point. and the price are much more competitive anywhere else.
Each piece is unique and may vary in shape and look due to natural variations in the horn.
Besides updating our designs regularly, we also have the complete capability of making items in special designs as per your requirements.
Hope to have an opportunity to work with you.
Thanking you in the mean time.
Regards,
Praveen Varshnei
Email: p_varshnei@yahoo.co.in
web: www.buttonsnatural.zoomshare.com
Linkedin: http://in.linkedin.com/in/prashanthandicrafts
Skype: buttonsnatural
At 5:07 on February 24, 2010, Anja Claire Crabb said…
hi!
i cam across you searching 'indonesia' on EFF.
I am a designer based in Indonesia (Bandung, Java) currently trying to
source organic fabrics/dyes/printing and have found it very
challenging despite there being a very large textile and garment
manufacture industry!
Do you have any reccomendations or experiences you would like to share from you time as a Fair trade consultant in Aceh?
Thanks :)
Anja
At 17:59 on September 24, 2009, DEBASHIS CHAKMA said…
dear.charis. ur profile is very imperssive nd ur jobs is really appreiateable as i think.i am also work on promoting and developing fashion in ethnic culture in bangladesh...if you think we can do work on anyways pls let me involve with you as to develop the backward culture and heritage from the different parts of the world..
tx
debashis chakma
fashion designer.
designerdn@yahoo.com
At 20:35 on July 7, 2009, Caiomhe said…
thank you for your contacts...all the best Caiomhe
 
 
 

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