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.

Articles

Eco Friendly Father's Day Gifts - Man cooking on grill pan

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

We curated our favorite consciously made products for her — from home decor to shoes and clothing that she’ll cherish for years to come.

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All Shipping and Returns on Made Trade Are 100% Carbon Offset

Carbon offsets directly fund the preservation of the Amazon rainforest in Para, Brazil.

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5 Innovative Fibers in Ethical Fashion and Sustainable Design

New textile innovations are changing the fabrics that are used in fashion. We highlight some of the fibers that are making us pause and take notice.

Goods With A Story Why It Matters

Goods with a Story — Why It Matters

The how and why behind a product is just as important, if not more important, than the product itself.

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Copper: The History and Health Benefits, Plus a Look at Sustainable Copper Brand, Sertodo Copper

For the last 1,000 one area in Mexico has produced some of the world’s finest hand hammered copper products with very few changes along the way.

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Sustainable Furniture Brand and Reforestation Project: Meet Masaya & Co.

What began as a reforestation project evolved into one of the world’s most sustainable furniture brands.

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15 Women-Owned Ethical Fashion Brands to Support

Women-owned fashion brands are no longer in short supply, here is a list of our favorites.

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