The problem of Human Trafficking in the UK

Something of a depressing topic I know, but one that’s been on my mind lately. Since the Human Trafficking and Exploitation Act was passed in Scotland in October/November of 2015, it’s not uncommon to be listening to the radio when a story about human trafficking to be aired. Listening to these brought my attention to…

Social Entrepreneurship & Ethical Fashion

Social Entrepreneurship to me is an amalgamation of a for profit and a non-profit business. These are for profit businesses with the values of non-profit organisations meaning they help not only the consumers but also the people in their supply chains. Gone are the days when it was impossible to make money and do good simultaneously….

Clutch – Red

Featuring a number of tones of red, this Nahui Ollin Clutches – pronounced Now-We Oh-Lean – brings with it a story you will love to tell. Way ahead of the “green” trend, designer Olga Abadi established Nahui Ollin in 2003 to develop an eco-friendly alternative to the often-wasteful world of fashion accessories. Using an ancient…

Eyeglass case – Decorative design

Perfect for reading or prescription glasses, these cases have a protective lining to prevent your lenses from being scratched. Silk woven cases, handmade in an ethical fashion project in China, the colours are bright fuchsia pink with black accents. In remote villages in the western part of Hunan Province, China, the Miao women, a minority…

Computer Case/Document Holder – Red and cream pattern

Developed by the Turkmen Women’s Active Rights Association in Afghanistan, these colorful laptop bags come in a variety of designs created from sheep wool. A multiple day process, the wool is made into felt, then vegetable dyed and embroided with distinctive patterns. This design is a red background with cream swirls and will stand out…

Clutch – Airheads

Pronounced ‘Now-We Oh-Lean’, you had better learn how to pronounce it so that when people stop you and compliment your new little clutch, you can tell them all about it. Way ahead of the “green” trend, designer Olga Abadi established Nahui Ollin in 2003 to develop an eco-friendly alternative to the often-wasteful world of fashion…

Backpack – Green Diamond

Made from a material similar to jute and called lesser, this pack is hardwearing like all in the Joel Worldwear collection. It has a distinctive green diamond design around its body and comes with a zipper compartment in the main pouch section. With a drawstring closure for added security, it will carry all you need…