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Summer lovin': The May LUST LIST

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Georgina Wilson-Powell

17 May 2017

It's time to think of summer things like walking down a deserted beach or hiking in the hills. Power up your warmer wardrobe with these awesome ethical brands.

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Verry Kerry kimono

Verry Kerry

Warmer mornings call for sultry chic loungewear and we're loving this kimono style dressing gown by Very Kerry at ethical.market. Made by fairly paid Indian artisans in a family run factory, this organic bamboo number hangs beautifully. Perfect for wafting round Ibiza - or your kitchen.


Xandra Jane  gingham backpack

Xandra Jane

His and hers is so last century. Embracing all things fluid is sustainably minded, non-gender fashion brand Xandra Jane. Based in Cardiff, you can trace each item's journey through the UK, many things have been upcycled. This lightweight gingham backpack is a must for summer, whoever you are.


A man in a Recover T-shirt

Recover

US brand Recover has hit the bottle. Eight in fact. Each eco-friendly T-shirt is made with eight recycled plastic bottles in a process that uses less water and energy than traditional manufacturing. There's a range of T-shirts, hoodies and bags for guys and girls. We love their commitment to all things parks.


Green People Dasask Rose cleanser

Green People

Organic beauty veteran Green People has introduced a new Damask rose range, that includes this superbly soft cleanser that will wipe away urban grime. Traditional Rose Otto oil is mixed with Shea butter, rosemary and calendula for an eco take on summer beauty.


A woman with a Funky Kalakar bag

Funky Kalakar

We're suckers for a new summer bag especially one that's handworked leather with a beautiful tree motif. Funky Kalakar brings back ancient Indian and Asian artistic forms, pays the artisans properly and sells through online store ethical.market so you can indulge guilt-free.


A pot of Ishga moisturiser

Ishga

Scottish organic seaweed skincare brand Ishga has won awards for its male and female ranges that are packed full of anti-oxidants, Hebridean water and pure Hebridean salt. Seaweed helps tighten and tone the skin and stimulate blood and lymph circulation - we love this fab marine face cream.


Woman on jetty with I Love Gurus flip flops

I Love Gurus

In need of new flip flops for the summer? I Love Gurus uniquely designed shoes are made from sustainably sourced rubber and inspired by an ancient Indian shoe design. Even the packaging is eco-friendly and each purchase pays to plant a tree. Oh and they come in a multitude of colours.


Verry Kerry kimono

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Verry Kerry

Warmer mornings call for sultry chic loungewear and we're loving this kimono style dressing gown by Very Kerry at ethical.market. Made by fairly paid Indian artisans in a family run factory, this organic bamboo number hangs beautifully. Perfect for wafting round Ibiza - or your kitchen.


Xandra Jane  gingham backpack

2 / 7

Xandra Jane

His and hers is so last century. Embracing all things fluid is sustainably minded, non-gender fashion brand Xandra Jane. Based in Cardiff, you can trace each item's journey through the UK, many things have been upcycled. This lightweight gingham backpack is a must for summer, whoever you are.


A man in a Recover T-shirt

3 / 7

Recover

US brand Recover has hit the bottle. Eight in fact. Each eco-friendly T-shirt is made with eight recycled plastic bottles in a process that uses less water and energy than traditional manufacturing. There's a range of T-shirts, hoodies and bags for guys and girls. We love their commitment to all things parks.


Green People Dasask Rose cleanser

4 / 7

Green People

Organic beauty veteran Green People has introduced a new Damask rose range, that includes this superbly soft cleanser that will wipe away urban grime. Traditional Rose Otto oil is mixed with Shea butter, rosemary and calendula for an eco take on summer beauty.


A woman with a Funky Kalakar bag

5 / 7

Funky Kalakar

We're suckers for a new summer bag especially one that's handworked leather with a beautiful tree motif. Funky Kalakar brings back ancient Indian and Asian artistic forms, pays the artisans properly and sells through online store ethical.market so you can indulge guilt-free.


A pot of Ishga moisturiser

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Ishga

Scottish organic seaweed skincare brand Ishga has won awards for its male and female ranges that are packed full of anti-oxidants, Hebridean water and pure Hebridean salt. Seaweed helps tighten and tone the skin and stimulate blood and lymph circulation - we love this fab marine face cream.


Woman on jetty with I Love Gurus flip flops

7 / 7

I Love Gurus

In need of new flip flops for the summer? I Love Gurus uniquely designed shoes are made from sustainably sourced rubber and inspired by an ancient Indian shoe design. Even the packaging is eco-friendly and each purchase pays to plant a tree. Oh and they come in a multitude of colours.