Affordable, high quality, natural, eco-conscious scarves – NEPALI by TDM Design
Drawing inspiration from the hand skilled craftsmanship of weavers in 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 accessories line in 2007. NEPALI by TDM Design creates luxurious, exquisite, yet fun, on trend scarves, shawls and Masino silk scarves that are all hand-made in Nepal.
NEPALI by TDM Design works 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 health care. NEPALI by TDM Design assists in empowering Nepalese women, their families and their communities. Michelle believes that income generation opportunities and support for social values enhance and reinforce each other. NEPALI 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, NEPALI is investing in the future by putting their weavers’ children through school as well as funding essential healthcare services. Meeting these three interdependent 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.