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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Last month we looked at a children’s clothes scheme called ReLike and this month we are bringing you news of a similar scheme called Little Wardrobe. Little Wardrobe launched in July 2013. It was set up to deal with the issue that every parent knows only too well, that children grow quickly and grow out […]
Luva Huva (pronounced Lover Huva) produces beautiful, handmade clothing hand made in the UK using ethically sourced and sustainable fabrics wherever possible, including 100% organic cotton, bamboo, and soy fabrics, along with end of line remnants, and vintage lace.
TOMS shoes are made using environmentally friendly materials such as post-consumer recycled plastics with organic canvas to create shoes that are durable and stylish. TOMS even has a line of vegan shoes.
Little Shrimp clothes for babies and toddlers have all the features that we like here at TGF. They are designed, printed and made in England with skilled British workmanship.