From the Village, For the Village
Ma Té Sai means “where is it from?” in Lao language. We select and co-create beautiful gifts, textiles and homewares handmade by people from villages across Laos. Some of our artisans are from remote and rural Laos, making traditional handicraft; some are farmers growing local produce; and some are disadvantaged, working in city centres, where they are developing new skills and a better life.
All are proud and happy to share their skills and traditions with you. we want you to share this connection with our artisans as much as we want to ensure them a fair and sustainable income.
For all our friends in the northern hermisphere and tropiics, bring some cotton weave, some cotton batik, into your wardrobe to stay cool.
Shop online or in person @thegreencollective.sg, or by appointment in Laung Prabang.
Dreaming of Luang Prabang?
Luang Prabang has been severely economically affected by the pandemic, and our weavers, sewers, makers are all happy we've ben able to keep up some orders through support overseas. Borders are now open and you can travel with proof of vaccination only. Flights into Luang Prabang will resume mid June, and you can arrive into Vientiane and jump on the new high speed train to reach Luang Prabang in a few hours. Currently our store is open by appointment, but we plan to open more consistently in July.
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