By  on January 29, 2018

As consumer demand for handcrafted products continues to flourish, luxury brands and retailers are scouting artisan-made, ethically sourced and locally manufactured goods to add to their repertoire.

Meeting this demand is Susan Easton, an entrepreneur, designer, avid world traveler and founder of From the Road, a luxury handwoven accessories and lifestyle brand launched in 2011. Easton’s passions for threatened cultures, fashion and travel inspired From the Road, which amalgamates local manufacturing, storytelling and the preservation of ancient, dying techniques to create handmade products woven by artisans located in Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Ecuador, Kenya, Mali, Peru, Kyrgyzstan and Nepal. From the Road’s products are sold at Barneys New York, Urban Zen, Turpan, Reliquary, Isetan and One Fifteen, among other retailers. 

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