Conceal unsightly bites from Twilight role-playing games and nocturnal bug attacks with today’s side deal. For $15, you’ll get $30 worth of artisan scarves and shawls from online retailer Aldea Artisans. Crafted with the socially conscious consumer in mind, these pieces help generate income opportunities for citizens of developing countries.
Three years working with Mayan indigenous groups as a Peace Corps volunteer and later as a project consultant for a weaving cooperative inspired Matthew Arnold to shift focus toward social entrepreneurship. Aldea Artisans’ goods are authentic, original fashions that emphasize origins and culture in their designs. Try a fair-trade bi-colored Liso scarf in punchy cardinal ($22.50) or coral ($30). The loose, super-soft neck wrapper is lightweight enough to wear all year. For added warmth, try a shawl, or chal as it's called in Spanish ($35). With 12 square feet of woven fabric, the versatile accessory can be draped elegantly around the shoulders, tucked around the head, or twisted around the bodice for a makeshift sarong.
This Groupon makes an ideal gift idea for cultured cousins or people who are always cold because they live with former football coach and thermostat-conscious Marv Levy. Shipping starts at $4.80 for one item and is not included in this Groupon.