Such a poetic text on our notebook in Happinez Magazine. Everything sounds more beautiful in French.
Au bonheur des mots
Ce ravissant carnet d’écriture en jute recyclé recouvert de sari en soie jaune agrémentée de motifs floraux doux et poétiques sera le confident de vos rêves éveillés, de vos plus beaux poèmes, de vos collages… Toutes ces petites graines de créativité que nous relisons avec plaisir des années après.
To the happiness of words
This delightful notebook from recycled jute is covered with a yellow silk sari with soft and poetic flower motifs will be the confidant of your day dreams,
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Today our search for ethical clothing leads us to a quest for ethical cycling clothing. When ‘normal’ clothes are involved I’ve become quite good at finding ethical fashion, as I’ve found some favourite brands to look out for. You might have seen them in our earlier fair wear friday posts. But ethical sports clothing is a different ball game. You buy sports kit less often, or at least that’s the case for me… I’ve started bicycle racing a while ago and the old kit was up for renewal.
Read more about: ethical cycling clothing: fair wear friday #5 →
Are you looking for a vegan handbag? We agree with you that the leather industry is not very sustainable. And why make products from leather when other materials are perfectly suitable as well?
leather industry in Bangladesh
The leather industry can cause tremendous environmental pollution and can be really bad for the health of the people working in it. Children work in the tanneries without protection against the hazardous chemicals that are used in the process.
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vtwonen, a leading Dutch magazine on interior design, gets inspiration for summery houses. They recommend Tulsi Crafts’ kantha sari blankets for an authentic and raw interior.
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Créé en 2012 par Margot, une jeune femme prête a se lancer dans une aventure pleine de sens, Tulsi Crafts propose des accessoires réalisés avec amour et attention par les mains de leurs créatrices. Élégant, original et équitable, ce tote-bag est habillé de magnifiques broderies entrelacées de la tribu Banjara, de la région ouest de Gujarat. Tote with vintage embroidery Banjara.
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Over the shoulder
This ethical bag is good company for a day at the beach or a trip to the market. Made from natural and indigo blue jute, woven by hand, has a zipped closure and an internal compartment. Click here for more info.
Take a look at all our ethical bags here.
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Our collection of fair trade bags from handwoven jute is growing, as is the group of artisans who make the bags in Bangladesh. They’re becoming more professional over time, and that’s a wonderful thing to see. We’d like to show you who makes our bags and how they are made.
Jute is a beautiful material, often called ‘the golden fibre’. At the same time it’s very strong and environmentally friendly. It grow as a rotation crop in the rice paddies of Bangladesh,
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Today it’s time for another fair wear friday! The dress I’m wearing here will surely become a favourite, read on to see where I found it.
Once a month I participate in ‘Fair Wear Friday’ on this blog. On the other Fridays I’ll let you know on Instagram how fair my outfit of that day is, so follow us there as well.
It’s very important to me to buy clothes that are made as fair as possible.
Read more about: fair wear friday #4 →
Who wouldn’t want to wake up like this on a Sunday morning?
Vibrant colours, handmade with lots of love and patience. Doesn’t that make you feel happy when you wake up?
A suitable colour for any interior can be found in our collection kantha sari blankets & throws
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Today is not only fair wear friday, but also warm sweater day (in The Netherlands). I feel the cold and don’t like turning up the heating, so for me it’s always warm sweater day. Except maybe for sweltering summer days 😉 Adding to that I’ve just bought this great sweater, so let me tell you more about it.
Once a month I participate in ‘Fair Wear Friday’ on this blog. On the other Fridays I’ll let you know on Instagram how fair my outfit of that day is,
Read more about: fair wear friday #3 & warm sweater day →