A Conscious Valentine's Day Gift Guide (her for him)3 Feb 2016
As promised, here's our "her for him" Valentine's Gift Guide to inspire you ladies with suggestions for your Valentino. There's a little bit of everything to please men from all walks of life, be it a mushroom growing kit for the chef of your heart, or a non-toxic temporary tattoo kit for all the sea lions out there - hopefully you'll find something to suit your (funny) Valentine's taste!
Floral trousers hand-sewn by Alec Bizby and woven in the UK via Brothers We Stand / Unique upcycled tarpaulin bag made in Switzerland by FREITAG / Upcycled bottle lamp made in Spain by Verde Botella via Fairchanges / Organic cotton tie made in Portugal for Nudie Jeans / Fair-trade, natural white / organic cotton (India/Peru) cactus shirt sewn in Barcelona by Thinking Mu / Lace-up espadrilles handmade in Murcia (Spain), from fair-trade fabrics created by women in Dakar (Senegal) and natural/eco-conscious jute, cotton and rubber by La Senegalesa Alpargatas via Fairchanges.
The Sea Lion
60% recycled organic cotton and 40% recycled polyester sweater printed in Spain by Mr. Summer / Bracelet made in Spain from recycled skateboards by Khett / 100% recycled PET polyester wash bag made in Denmark by Knowledge Cotton Apparel / 100% natural essential oil moisturiser by Seascape Island Apothecary via Love Lula / Soy-based temporary tattoos by Tattoonie made in Spain / Classic enamel cup made in Spain by Two Thirds / Recycled PET and latex sneakers by Ecoalf, Spain / Canvass coat made in Europe by Two Thirds.
The Home Chef
Dye-free merino blanket made by artisans and sourced in Spain by dLana / Selvage Bandana made from Japanese fabrics woven by family-run factories in Japan and sewn in the USA by Kiriko / "A Year of Good Eating: The Kitchen Diaries III" by Nigel Slater (Harper Collins, 2015) / Natural/non-toxic soapstone with copper handles for pizza baking handmade by Cookstove, Brazil via Rodale's / Sustainable mushroom growing kit created in Spain by RESETEA via Fairchanges /Handcrafted elephant tray, containing non-toxic minerals, by Asya Palatova in the USA via Lesouque.
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