Summer lovin': The May LUST LIST
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.
Wed 17 May 2017
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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