Cayley Pater

Cayley Pater is the CEO of Made Trade and an editor for Made Trade Magazine. Cayley’s passion for sustainable and ethical fashion grew from five years of managing two international fair trade brands and her love and respect of handmade, artisan products.


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12 Mindfully-Made Eco-Friendly Nursery and Baby Gifts for New Parents

Exceptionally soft slippers, wrappable blankets and ethically made nursery decor are just a few of the standouts on this list.

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16 Best Eco-Friendly and Fair Trade Stocking Stuffers | 2020 Edition

Small but mighty, these gifts from fairly traded jewelry to hand hammered copper cups are going to excite and delight this holiday.

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10 Ethical and Sustainable Holiday Gifts for Him — 2020 Edition

Ethically-made wallets, sustainable fabric tracksuits, and grill pans forged in America are just some of the amazing conscious gifts found in this year’s guide for him.

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The Sustainable Swimwear Fabrics to Know: ECONYL, REPREVE, and Amni Soul Eco® Thread

We explore the fabric innovations in swimwear fabric that don’t sacrifice performance for sustainability.

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10 Stylish, Sustainable Dresses for Spring and Summer

The summer is filled with weddings, graduations, reunions and seemingly endless special occasions. We selected the perfect dress for every event.

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Business as Usual Was Always Broken

A letter from Made Trade’s co-owners on continuing the fight for equality and combating systemic racism.

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16 Ethical, Artisan-Made Home Decor Brands to Love

A profile of 10 brands creating incredible, sustainable products for the home that we can’t stop thinking about.

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15 Ethical and Eco-Friendly Gifts for Father’s Day

We spotlight 10 ethical gifts the father or father figure on your list would be proud to add to their wardrobe or home.

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23 Sustainable and Fair Trade Mother’s Day Gifts

We carefully curated a wide selection of gifts for the mother in your life. From stand out jewelry to beautiful marble candles, we’ve got mom covered.

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20 Ethical and Sustainable Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Men

We make shopping for the man on your list easy with this curated list of our favorite sustainable and fashionable gifts for him.


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