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KORBATA

Location
01010
Guatemala
Main Contact
Jennifer Menegazzo
Tel: (502) 46666368
Website
http://www.korbata.com

Key products/services

High end ethical fashion men’s accessories created and design with textiles handwoven by Guatemalan artisans. Ties, bowties, wallets, pocket squares.


Profile

Korbáta mission is to improve the environment that promotes community development through the creation of sustainable sources of income, empowerment and recognition to the various expressions of the Mayan and Guatemalan culture, and supporting the global industry of high quality ethical fashion products. They designed men’s accessories : ties, bowties, wallets, suspenders, pocket squares.

In order to solve these problems Korbáta builds the bridge to connect artisans to consumers, by creating unique products with Guatemalan design and textiles, securing sustainable livelihoods for artisans by providing them fair wages and growth opportunities to lift them out of poverty through secure monthly income.

Their target are young, fashion-conscious men from the USA, Europe, Mexico. Raising awareness of and promoting Mayan culture in Guatemala and abroad. Strengthen the environment to promote community empowerment, revalue and acknowledge the diverse expressions of indigenous culture while educating the global consumer.

Make a statement with the accessories that you choose to wear. Women’s and men’s spend their time and life to create this textiles, it’s their heritage from generation to generation and Korbata want to give them the opportunity to express this: to have equity and life changing experiences in their lives. So you are making an impact in their life’s with this purchase .


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Ethical Focus & Policy

Artisans in rural areas of Guatemala lack the income generating opportunities to improve their quality of life. Global consumers are unaware of the ethical issues in the value chain of their clothes and the consequences of unfair job conditions created. Consumers do not have sufficient high-quality options to support ethical fashion.

Raising awareness of and promoting Mayan culture in Guatemala and abroad. Strengthen the environment to promote community empowerment, revalue and acknowledge the diverse expressions of indigenous culture while educating the global consumer.


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Products and services

Men’s accessories handwoven with textiles from Mayan traditions: ties, bowties, wallets, suspenders, pocket squares.


Minimum order criteria

$500

Maximum order criteria

n/a

Typical Product lead times

2-3 weeks

1-2 samples can be send before ordering to ensure quality and package.

Closest shipping ports

Prices included shipping to final destination.