In light of the recent tragedy in Bangladesh (when a clothing factory, owned by a Canadian retailer, collapsed and killed hundreds of workers) ethical awareness has been rekindled. This type of catastrophe has occurred since the beginning of the Industrial Age. In 1911, during the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, almost 150 women and men died. The […]
For a unique festive family day out the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew is the perfect place to go over the Christmas period. This year, for the very first time, they will be open after dark.
MADE is a Fairtrade ethical fashion accessories brand creating beautiful handmade jewellery and leather goods in Kenyan workshops, teaching new skills and providing sustainable opportunities for all their employees. MADE has collaborated with talented designers, super brands and leading retailers from all over the world, including Louis Vuitton, John Lewis, Tommy Hilfiger, Whistles and Top […]
Throughout your life, there are a number of things you’ll have to throw away. But some of those things can make beautiful additions to your jewelry pieces. In fact, just about anything you can wrap, drill, or string can end up as a jewelry component. Most people are aware that recycling materials can be helpful […]
www.itsyourstory.co.uk are giving away a free personalised Animated Snowman e-story book to every child between now and Christmas.
SeaSalt Cornwall started selling government surplus clothing in 1981 from a shop in Penzance. This Cornish fashion company now has over 15 shops situated in Cornwall, Devon, Guernsey, the Isles of Scilly and West Sussex selling women’s and men’s clothing, footwear and accessories inspired by the creative and maritime heritage of Cornwall. SeaSalt were the […]
Frugi have a wonderful selection of children’s clothes all year round. This year, I’m pleased to see, that they have a gift section where you can buy some winter and Christmas themed clothes that meet their usual, high, ethical standards. Isn’t this Christmas Polar Bear Top very cute? I love the snowboarding polar bear applique […]
In recent years more and more people are giving and receiving cashmere jumpers for Christmas. This is partly because you can now buy cashmere jumpers for only £30-£40 in your local supermarket. Cashmere has long been a luxury and expensive material, so how come it’s now possible to buy it so cheaply? You don’t need […]
It is sometimes easy to forget that during winter, your children’s skin is still vulnerable to the sun. This is particularly important if you are planning a skiing holiday this ‘winter sun’ season. Now you can keep kids protected the natural way with Organic Children Sun Lotion from Green People. The range is perfect for protecting […]
UK yoga wear brand, Carrot Banana Peach has launched a new collection, featuring MILKDAL fabric. Carrot, Banana & Peach was founded in 1999 and produces sports, leisure and lifestyle clothing and accessories for men and women, using natural, sustainable and eco friendly fabrics. The brand can be found in over 50 locations around the world through leading yoga […]