In starting my search for artisans, I knew that I wanted the brand to be kept as it is, with a focus on slowly made products, heirloom pieces crafted from natural fibres, but I also knew that I had a desire in me to want to be able to help and support other women to fulfil their ambitions. My search has taken me across the globe, I have made contact with various groups and co-operatives worldwide. I
‘The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.’ I believe that if we all act more consciously in our decisions we can effect change both to the planet and to individuals and communities lives.
In these unsettling times, I felt compelled write to you all, to say my thoughts are with all of you who are affected and all those who are working to help in the current situation. If you are anything like me you will have gone through so many emotions and may well be navigating a period of working from home or home schooling, something I am doing with my four. My thoughts are with you all. With regard to Gooseberry Fool, I am continuing to operate from home, being extra careful with all your orders. Royal Mail are currently continuing...
"I have decided to share some of my favourite small brands, some are bricks and mortar shops, others are online, some I have purchased from, or intend to, and others I admire and want to show my support to, so here goes!"
"in order to be more sustainable, I have made the decision to reduce my colour palette, ensuring that all the colours available are gender neutral.... my colour palette is heavily influenced by my love of the outdoors, of simple things and particularly this year, my travels"