Ethical Consumerism

Organic, British flowers from Ochre and Ochre

I love cut flowers, but I stopped buying them a couple of years ago after being concerned about air miles, child labour and toxic pesticides. Fortunately, Ochre and Ochre have come up trumps with a unique collection of organic, traditional British flower bouquets.

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20% Off plus Free Delivery at People Tree

People Tree, the pioneer of fair trade fashion is having a summer sale! All prices have been reduced by 20%, and if you spend over £50, you’ll get free delivery too. It’s the perfect opportunity to splash out on a summer wardrobe and update your look ready for the hotter months of the year.

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Swop2shop: Guilt Free Shopping in a Credit Crunch Market

Let’s admit it; no matter how bad the credit crunch gets or how dark green we are, every girl likes to treat herself to new clothes from time to time. This year I made a resolution. If I had to buy new clothes I would only buy fairtrade and organic or recycled. But the majority…

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Bochica – affordable, ethical fashion

Recently, I was contacted by Emily; founder of Bochica – an affordable, ethical fashion retailer. Bochica was born out of a love of fashion, the planet and those living on the planet. Named after the South American god of morals, Bochica’s spring / summer collection boasts desginers such as Bibico, Kuyichi and Komodo as well…

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Leading sustainable fashion in London and online

Annika Sanders and Kerry Seager, creators of Junky Styling have launched their new diffusion line at edge retail collective Junky styling is an exciting fashion label that recycles clothes. They caught my eye a few years ago when I started to get interested in the whole concept of  creative solutions to landfill waste.

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Annie Greenabelle at Alternative Fashion Week 20-24th April

‘Alternative Fashion Week’ is a four day celebration of alternative fashion and support for new talent with young, independent designers showing and selling their designs in the fashion market. One designer, Annie Greenabelle will be offering wide discounts on their full range of nostalgia-inspired, ethical womenswear.

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Quail by mail recycled chicken family!

One of my favourite online stores, Quail by Mail has launched a range of quirky animal friends to adorn your homes! Usually associated with ethical, fairtrade and organic fashion, Quail have branched out to give younger visitors something to fall in love with!

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Mission Playground for ethical clothing

With a tag line “The earth is our playground. Our mission is to preserve it” how could I resist shining the spotlight on this ethical fashion company? The beautifully named Mission Playground is a conscious lifestyle clothing company that uses apparel as a vehicle for change. They began in 2003 with a graphics-driven range of…

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Natural Collection and Ethical Superstore merge

Today, two of the largest online ethical companies announced that they are to merge. This will create a single business to offer the UK consumer the best in eco-friendly, organic and fair trade products. Natural Collection, who have always had a place in my heart, and Ethical Superstore will continue trading under both names utilising…

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