Mille Boutique, a provider of unique homewares, fashion and accessories from around the globe, has recently launched two new products just in time for Christmas that help give a little something back to the African artisans that create these unique gifts.
Champions of African craftsmanship with an ethical and environmental edge, the latest products to join the Mille Boutique collection are handmade using traditional materials and processes and utilise recycled zips to help preserve the natural environment.
Unlike many other gift offerings you’ll discover on the high street this Christmas, these two beautiful, handcrafted products help create jobs for African craftspeople in order for them to support their families and also keeps the traditional skills of the region alive.
The first new product featured by Mille Boutique is a stunning tablecloth made from handwoven natural cotton and adorned with golden thread hand embroidered by craftspeople supported by the MA Foundation, a creative space that offers workshops, paid internships, training courses and development opportunities funded exclusively by sales from Mille Boutique.
Ideal for the dining table for Christmas lunch or as a gift for a loved one, this tablecloth offers a rustic look with a touch of luxury ideal for the festive season.
The next new product offering is perfect for fashionistas and ethically minded gift givers alike. The beautiful hand dyed natural indigo clutch bag is adorned with gold star embroidery applied by hand using traditional methods and finished with a recycled gold-coloured zip, making it beautiful and kind to the environment.
Available in three sizes, this sensational clutch is perfect for Christmas parties while helping to provide much-needed support to the skilled craftspeople that created them.
Mable Agbodan, CEO of Mille Boutique, said “I’m absolutely thrilled to be able to launch these amazing handcrafted and ethical products just in time for Christmas.
“The communities that make them really put their heart and soul into creating our products, so it’s important that our gifts give something back this Christmas. By choosing one of these beautiful handcrafted gifts this year, you won’t just be making someone at home smile, but you’ll also be supporting African artisan and their families.
To discover the range of quality products available from Mille Boutique, visit http://milleboutique.com/