Ava and Luc Playsuit Aquamarine Sheep

September 2, 2013 by  
Filed under Babies & Toddlers, Gifts, Top Picks

On softest aquamarine comes the latest sheep print long-sleeved playsuit from Ava and Luc. Made from high quality soft organic cotton, and screen printed using low impact environmentally friendly dyes, this sheep print unisex playsuit is sure to be popular with everyone. It has an envelope neckline and nickel free poppers. Wash at 30 degrees, do not […]

Anne-Claire Petit Toy Range

May 28, 2013 by  
Filed under Babies & Toddlers

Anne-Claire Petit has a wonderfully quirky toy range with a retro feel.  Most of Anne-Claire Petit’s products are hand-crocheted by women living in rural villages of Northern China. The women have passed on their handwork traditions through the generations and crocheting in particular is part of their cultural background. The women are able to work […]

Eco Windbreaks

April 23, 2013 by  
Filed under Lifestyle

At this time of year, it’s great to able to put winter behind you and get out and enjoy the spring sunshine.  If you’re heading out to the beach for the day though, it could still be a windy experience.  A traditional windbreak is a good way of dealing with the problem and there are […]

Celebrate Fair-trade Fortnight with Boys&Girls

Fair-trade Fortnight is in full swing, taking place from February 25th to March 10th 2013. Lots of companies globally are getting into the fair-trade spirit and pushing to be that bit more eco-friendly! One of these companies is Boys&Girls with their fantastic t-shirts doing more then just looking good… The clothing brand Boys&Girls is designed […]

Cosy Children’s Pyjamas

December 17, 2012 by  
Filed under Babies & Toddlers, Clothing, Kids & Teens

It’s a bit of a tradition in our house to get some new, cosy pyjamas around Christmas time.  I’ve been looking around this year for some children’s PJs that meet ethical standards or are good for the environment. These Organic Cotton Yeti Pyjamas are really cute.  They’re made from soft, organic cotton ( certified organic […]

Kitchen Textiles from Gillian Kyle

December 10, 2012 by  
Filed under Cleaning & Maintenance, Clothing, Grown Ups, TGF Gift Idea

Gillian Kyle is a Scottish textile designer creating innovative products from her Scottish base.  Her textile range is all made from organic cotton and is manufactured within the UK.  There’s definitely a distinct Scottish flavour to her designs and more than a touch of humour too. This fun and quirky Alexander Graham Bell Tea Towel […]

Limited edition clothing at Baobab Children

October 23, 2012 by  
Filed under Clothing, Family, Kids & Teens

Every good parent wants to dress their child in high quality, sustainable, affordable clothing. And if the items they wear are one-of-a-kind, then even better! This is where Baobab Children come in. They identified the lack of unique, environmentally-friendly clothing for children aged 4-8 years old, and set about filling that gap. The result? An […]

Organic clothing for kids at John Lewis

October 10, 2012 by  
Filed under Babies & Toddlers, Clothing, Family

John Lewis, the iconic retail giant renowned for high quality goods and clothing, offers a green range of clothing for children. Having already teamed up with Green People to provide organic baby products (see our previous TGF article), John Lewis have now teamed up with Nottingham-based company Organics for Kids, thus ensuring the same sustainable approach is also […]

Conscious Cloth: Chinti and Parker

October 8, 2012 by  
Filed under Clothing, Family, Grown Ups

Chinti and Parker aim to create beautiful garments in an ethical and responsible way.  They use fabrics like bamboo, cashmere and organic cotton to create their simple and versatile clothes. This contrast stripe tee comes in an admiral navy and rabbit stripe colourway. Its a slim fitting T with wide stripe body in admiral navy […]

Pram Blankets

October 5, 2012 by  
Filed under Babies & Toddlers, Family

If you’re looking for a new baby gift at this time of year then it’s worth considering getting something that will keep the new arrival warm and snug. Conversely if you had a summer baby, you might be thinking it’s time you kitted them up for the winter ahead.  Pram blankets are a great way […]

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