A visual editorial exploring a return to the elements with a new emerging label, SAYA Designs. Each hairpin is created utilizing salvaged wood, with each purchase directly supporting the replanting of rainforests.
One of the most gratifying elements of being an ethical/sustainable fashion blogger is seeing the innovation in design and approach for emerging brands and labels; individuals zeroing down on the best way to capitalize on existing materials and resources, while also providing new sources of incomes for individuals. Today, we explore
The brainchild of Victoria Jones, SAYA is the newest addition to the fair trade and environmental conversation. SAYA’s collection of wooden hair pins are hand carved by Balinese artisans, using salvaged root wood from old plantation sites in Indonesia.
By using this waste material left behind by loggers, SAYA strays from adding to the huge logging industry across the world, and for each purchase, up to 10 endangered tree species are planted back into the rainforests of Indonesia.
SAYA’s partner organization is GAIA, which works with local communities to address forestry issues and biodiversity for long term sustainability.
The Tapioca in Rosewood
The Taro in Tamarind & Rosewood
The Chanang in Tamarind & Rosewood