Category Archives: Fair trade

Beats for Global SeeSaw

Music, fair trade shopping and wholesome food (and wine) is my idea of a pretty perfect Friday night. That’s exactly the position I found myself in last week at Mettricks Guildhall, Southampton, at Beats for Global SeeSaw. Global SeeSaw are … Continue reading

Posted in Ethical Fashion, Events, Fair trade | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

New Tastier GEOBARs with Myanmar Fairtrade Rice

GEOBARs have been around for 15 years so it’s likely you’ve happily munched your way through them before. Tasty, wholesome and made with Fairtrade ingredients, they offer triple whammy goodness. Produced by Traidcraft, GEOBAR was the first product made from … Continue reading

Posted in Fair trade | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Solving the Packaging Problem for Unique Gifts

Could 2015 be a second-hand Christmas? There’s certainly been a flurry of activity around second-hand shopping this year. TRAID ran their #Secondhandfirst Week in November inspiring people to buy, swap and wear second-hand clothing. I joined in on Twitter and … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Fair trade | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chilpa: Handmade and fairly traded products from Mexico

UK-based Mexican fashion brand Chilpa is producing a new range of contemporary products made with traditional Mexican scarves (known as rebozos). A rebozo is a long flat garment similar to a scarf, used since colonial times to cover up and … Continue reading

Posted in Ethical Fashion, Fair trade, Fashion, Sustainable textiles | Leave a comment

Win a Scarf from Sancho’s Dress New Collection

Sancho’s Dress is an ethical fashion and gift store in the beautiful city of Exeter. Earlier this year, the store’s owners Kalkidan Legesse and Vidmantas Markevicius, launched a Kickstarter campaign to set up a loom workshop in Northern Ethiopia in … Continue reading

Posted in Ethical Fashion, Fair trade, Fashion | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Discover Ethical Products Every Month by Subscription

Subscription boxes are definitely hot right now. It’s not unusual to have a regular veg box delivered to your door, but you can also get monthly deliveries of tea, razors and socks. These aren’t particularly fun things though are they? … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Fair trade, Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment