Two casual companies featured on Oprah’s Favorite Things of 2017
November 14, 2017,
NEW ORLEANS, La. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Beatriz Ball products and Yellow Leaf Hammocks have been included in the annual Oprah’s Favorite Things List of 2017.
Oprah selected Beatriz Ball's VIDA Alegria rectangular tray with handles, available in five colors (white, blue, green, salmon and butter). Made of luxury heavyweight melamine that looks like ceramic, the tray features a pearl-like rim, generous serving area, and practical notched handles.
In iconic Beatriz Ball shapes for indoor and outdoor entertaining, the trays are durable, easy to care for, and may be enjoyed year round. Made of 100% melamine, the products are both BPA and PABA free. The collection also includes bowls, trays and a footed platter.
“I’m thrilled and honored to have one of our products chosen as one of Oprah’s Favorite Things 2017,” says Beatriz Ball, founder and chief designer of the company that bears her name. “I feel that all of our artisan-made, easy care products are perfect for the way we live now, and all would be worthy of inclusion in this special list.”
The company works directly with families in Thailand to build a comprehensive, long-term strategy to a brighter future by helping provide financial stability to combat systemic poverty. Across three weaving communities Yellow Leaf Hammocks works to create jobs and build a solid foundation for growth and change.
“Each of our hammocks directly empowers women to lift their families from poverty,” Connors says. “Talk about a life-changing nap!”
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