OUR STORY

Where Passion & Purpose Unite

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Essence of organic modern style with a celebration of craft and culture for the eco-aware home.

Passion & Values

Our story is one fueled by insatiable passion, born from a dream, and ignited by an undeniable obsession with the artistry of woven baskets. At Cultured West, we embarked on a journey to create a haven for those seeking unique, artisanal handcrafted pieces that captivate your heart and resonate with the soul. Our commitment lies in sourcing the finest handicrafts, all made with eco-positive materials, sustainability in mind, and a steadfast dedication to fair trade practices.

Passion drives us. The heartbeat of our mission is our commitment to empowering women globally, celebrating craft and culture, and to providing covet-worthy pieces that you will love. All of our products are responsibly sourced and thoughtfully crafted by master artisans from around the world. There is a story behind every handicraft—a story of resilience, courage, and hope for a better future. Our curated collections are a testament to the creativity and skill of these remarkable artisans.

This is why we do what we do. We believe that Cultured West can be a force for good and hope that you will join us on our journey, where every choice you make carries the potential for impact through fair trade and sustainable practices. The power of change lies within every purchase.


Cultured West is not just a marketplace—it's a movement to make the world a better place. From empowering artisans with fair living wages to investing in ethical supply chains, every stitch in our fabric is woven with integrity, empathy, and compassion.

Purpose & Impact

We are purpose-driven and deeply focused on partnering with brands that curate responsibly sourced artisan crafted homeware and decor rooted in artisanal craft traditions. We are committed to investing in ethical supply chains and intentional about sourcing products in a socially and environmentally conscious way.

Key components to our mission statement, core values, and daily practices are integrity, empathy, and compassion. Purpose and impact are an integral part of who we are. We prioritize partnering with brands and nonprofit organizations that share our same purpose-driven values. Our partnerships collectively empower artisans to live a better life through handicraft creation, steady work, and fair living wages.

Mindfully Crafting a Sustainable Future

Materials matter. Sustainable sourcing with eco-friendly, high quality materials is at the core of what we do. We only offer products crafted from mindfully sourced brands who share our commitment to support positive change. All of our products are responsibly handmade with all natural eco-positive fibers from local renewable resources, or from upcycled/recycled materials.

With sustainability at the forefront of consumer consciousness, people are increasingly seeking out products that combine craftsmanship and eco-friendliness. Artisanal handmade pieces, carefully crafted by skilled artisans, possess an inherent charm and authenticity that mass-produced items cannot replicate. Our offerings are a testament to the seamless harmony between craftsmanship and eco-friendliness.

Sustainable Shopping, Tree Planting

In an era where conscious consumerism is on the rise and environmental concerns are taking center stage, the marriage of sustainable shopping and reforestation efforts has emerged as a powerful force for positive change. Cultured West has implemented an impactful initiative to plant three trees in Madagascar with every purchase, championing both the environment and responsible commerce.

Cultured West isn't just another retail brand—we're a movement towards a greener and healthier planet. With our innovative approach, we have have managed to seamlessly blend home goods and sustainability. Every time you indulge in our products, you're not just buying things for your home; you're contributing to a legacy of environmental transformation.

Empowering Lives, Preserving Traditions

In a world of mass-produced monotony, we stand proudly as ambassadors of the unique. Our fair trade heritage crafts are steeped in artisanal traditions passed down through generations, nurtured by the skilled hands of artisans in rural communities around the world.

The impact of purchasing fair trade items means that every product you buy positively and directly benefits, supports, and empowers the artisans who create them. Nourishment, health, education, and dreams for a bright future. A choice for fair trade is a choice for a better, more equitable world. With every purchase, you are supporting ethical sourcing practices and sustainable livelihoods for the artisans.

Weaving Connections

At Cultured West, we don't just sell products; we weave connections—between you and the artisans, between your purchase and a positive impact, between your home and a world where passion and purpose collide.

Immerse yourself in the beauty of natural sustainable home décor that redefines comfort and style for the modern eco-aware home. Our carefully curated collections will captivate your heart and enliven your spaces. Each product embodies a story of craftsmanship and carries the promise of a brighter future for those who create them. A world of ethical wonders awaits you, make your mark on a future where every choice matters.

The Journal

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Planting a Greener Future

The marriage of sustainable shopping and reforestation efforts has emerged as a powerful force for positive change. Cultured West has implemented an impactful initiative to...

Heritage Craftsmanship for Modern Homes

Heritage Craftsmanship for Modern Homes

Handwoven baskets are more than just home decor items; they are gateways to the past and bridges to cultural heritage. Their charm lies in their...

Functional Art for Sustainable Homes

Functional Art for Sustainable Homes

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Baskets Beyond Storage

Baskets Beyond Storage

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Heart of Our Fair Trade Commitment

Heart of Our Fair Trade Commitment

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Elevating Sustainability Through Mindful Sourcing

Elevating Sustainability Through Mindful Sourcing

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Blending Minimalism & Eco-Friendly Decor

Blending Minimalism & Eco-Friendly Decor

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Eco-Friendly Home Decor Ideas

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How To Create Greener Living Spaces

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Embrace Conscious Living in Style

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Transform Your Home Into an Eco-Chic Haven

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Breathe New Life into Your Home

Breathe New Life into Your Home

There's nothing quite like the allure of handwoven baskets and decor pieces that add a touch of authenticity to your living spaces. We invite you...