You know we love a good excuse to shop and we have discovered our newest great cause! Drawing inspiration from the hand skilled craftsmanship of weavers of Nepal, the fabulous natural fibers and the vibrant colors seen throughout the country during her frequent visits to Nepal, Michelle Baldwin of TDM Design launched NEPALI by TDM Design creates luxurious, exquisite, yet fun, on trend scarves that are all hand-made in Nepal.
They work directly with predominantly women cottage industries in Nepal to support women weavers and women craftsmanship in Nepal. Each accessory is hand-made using the highest quality fibers in order to ensure the ultimate in splendor of each piece, and pride in workmanship.
NEPALI by TDM Design provides sustainable income to Nepalese women and helps weavers and their families break the cycle of poverty by providing them above market compensation and access to education and healthcare. They also assist in empowering Nepalese women, their families and their communities. Michelle and Michelle believe that income generation opportunities and support for social values enhance and reinforce each other. TDM strives to strengthen the role of women in today’s Nepal and educate their children as the country moves forward.
NEPALI by TDM Design creates opportunities for women to generate consistent income. In addition, TDM is investing in the future by putting the weavers’ children through school as well as funding essential healthcare services. Meeting these three independent needs sets a foundation of stability for the women, who can then assist their families and participate more fully in their communities.
NEPALI by TDM Design accessories are made from natural materials such as silk, cashmere, bamboo, modal and wool and eco-friendly azo-free dyes. NEPALI by TDM Design’s accessories are eco-conscious, socially responsible and stylish at the same time. NEPALI by TDM Design’s scarves are sold in over 600 stores throughout the US, Canada and the U.K. www.tdmdesigninc.com or Follow NEPALI by TDM Design on Twitter