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The ENAT Ethical Fashion Digest: what we're reading this week

The ENAT Ethical Fashion Digest: What We’re Reading This Week (ed. 1) Every week we try to stay on the pulse of conscious and sustainable fashion, reading up on who is innovating and who is shining a light on challenges and solutions.   We’ve seen a surge in stories that use terms like “slow fashion”, “ethically made” and more that identify brands that care about the people they work with, their effect on the environment, and, just generally, the whole supply chain. Bottom line, there are a ton of badass people working on this stuff.   We suspect that some of you might also be curious to know about all of these things too. So, while we can’t show you...

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Hey, Newbie: Meet the Card Wallet

We're so excited to tell you all about the new ENAT Card Wallet. These babies are made from cut-away leather that goes into the making of our line of bags. Usually these bits and pieces are discarded, but Daniel and his team have turned them into something extra useful. We've been using them for months! Pack it full of cards and a little bit of cash and you'll be good to go. It'll fit right into your pocket or your smallest purse.  We're committed to thinking creatively about how to minimize our waste. Can't wait to hear what you think! 

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The Gold Beaded Wrap Bracelet is BACK

  Our Three String Gold Beaded Wrap Bracelets are back in stock! We sold out of these simple bracelets in record time our first time around so we’ve worked with Haime to get another batch of these ready. This piece is made from entirely recycled materials: used bullet casings taken from military bases in Ethiopia and strung together on string made from recycled tire. We love the bracelet in particular, not just because it looks great, but because it takes a discarded, violent object and turns it into something beautiful. How about that for transformation? Get them in the shop now for $22.  

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Why your ENAT box smells like Rosemary

  If you’ve ever purchased something from ENAT you’ll have noticed that we include a sprig of something fresh in your package. Around the holidays we like to add evergreen, just because it's festive and smells soo good. Every other time of the year we include Rosemary, and there’s a special reason why. This herb, which is native to the Mediterranean and Northern Africa, is ultra common in Ethiopian cooking. In other parts of the world, Rosemary has been used for its healing powers (who doesn’t use a little rosemary something to relax from time to time?) and is often is associated with luck in relationships and love. While we’re not looking for any love potions, we like the fact that it...

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Our Addis Photo Blog

Hey everyone! Eliza and Olivia here.  Two weeks ago we headed to Addis to meet with our partners and check some things off of our To Do list. It was a whirlwind trip but we got a ton done, got to hang out with the team, and filled our belly with with all of our favorite foods. We’ll be unveiling some of the exciting things that came out of this visit to Addis in the next couple of weeks so check back in soon! Off the the airport in Kigali ^ What we're doing with our leather scraps ^ Our morning ritual: macchiato and a fresh juice ^ Photo shoot with @yonas_tadesse_ ^ Shots of Daniel and the team ^...

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