My EcoBox | Brands We Love

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Ethical is the new black! But buying ethically and living sustainably can be hard. One of our aims as a business, is to make ethically living easier. And we love working with brands with the same ethos. One such brand is the lovely My Ecobox, an eco subscription box. We managed to catch up with My Ecobox owner, Cara. To ask her a few questions on what made her start the brand. Read more

Ethical Wedding Planning 2019

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Eco-friendly is the new black. And as there are more options available, it is becoming increasingly easy to have an eco-friendly wedding on any budget. There are many ways you can make a wedding more eco-friendly, here are a few of our favourites:

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Bake | How To Make a Beautiful But Simple Real Flower Cake

We have all seen the stunning cakes with real flowers on this summer, including at the royal wedding. Here is a really simple cake: Read more

How To Get Married Ethically

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We realise some of you 2018 brides will be further on than others but here are a few ideas and tips on ethical wedding ideas for 2018. The dress, the rings and more… Read more

Ethical Fashion – A Few of Our Favourites Take Two

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One of our favourite things about buying from independent ethical Fashion companies is that you are not going to see loads of people in the street wearing the same thing as you. No piece is mass produced, and many are unique. As well as uniqueness of design each piece, each is made in an ethical way. Read more

The People Empowering Ethical Fashion

EVERY TIME YOU SPEND MONEY, YOU ARE CASTING A VOTE FOR THE KIND OF WORLD YOU WANT – ANNA LAPPE

 It is Fashion Revolution Week. A week where we can learn and share knowledge about our clothes. What we wear and how it is made. A week to grow, not to judge but to understand more.

Over the last few years we have discovered some wonderful people who have introduced us to sustainable, eco-friendly and ethically made idea, products and fashion brands. Including some who are really empowering ethical fashion. You don’t need to be a brand or influencer to empower ethical fashion. You just need to start looking at #whomademyclothes ?

Below are a few people who empowered ethical fashion for us, we asked each of them the same question – Why is Ethical Fashion important to you? Here is a little about them, and their wonderful answers:

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Xoomba – Ethical Fashion from West Africa

Every brand has a reason it was created or a special story behind it. Xoomba creates beautiful home and textiles in West Africa. Ethically produced from Organic cotton. We managed to catch up with the creator of Xoomba , Heather, to find out a little about what inspired her to start Xoomba and what makes Xoomba fabric so special. The more we find out about this ethical clothing brand, the more we love it! Read more

Why Vintage?

While looking around for ethical clothes and where to buy them I started looking at Vintage. With re-using being one of the most important examples of sustainability, vintage is not only cool it is sustainable. We spoke to the wonderful Tassie, owner of Chiffe, about why she wanted to start her own online store. Tassies Chiffe Studio opened its virtual doors earlier this month. Here is what Tassie had to say about why she choose vintage… Read more

Ethical Fashion – A Few of Our Favourites

 

There are some beautiful fashion brands available, on the high street and online. Different styles and different price ranges. A huge range of ways to make you feel more you. We have become increasingly impressed by the range of ethical clothing brands. Brands that are highlighting the production process and materials used in what we wear. But it is not just about how ethical they are, they also have beautiful, fun, unique clothes. And many are made in small batches or are one-offs, so you wont see lots of people walking passed you in the same clothes.

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How To Make Your Lunch Break More Sustainable

As a nation we are becoming increasingly aware of our impact on the world and how even our smallest decision can affect the world around us. This is why we choose ethically sourced, recyclable (and often recycled) gift wrap. And this is why we have added a few sustainable food storage and carrying items to Home of Juniper. Ways to use less plastic, and more reusable protection. Here are a five of our favourites:  Read more