(Inga Hendrickson)

If You’re Gifting a Scarf, It Should Be This One


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A scarf can seem like an uninspired holiday present—like giving Dad a tie on Father’s Day. But the Krochet Kids Camden ($48) is different.

A supremely soft, acrylic-alpaca-blend piece, it spruces up any outfit and has a great backstory. The SoCal brand pays seamstresses in Uganda and Peru a living wage to make its apparel and accessories while also pro­viding them with skills training and mentoring, so they can start their own businesses. About 125 women are participating in the three-year apprenticeship, crafting beanies, tees, sweaters, bags, and dresses. 

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