‘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.
..there is also a movement towards greater transparency within the clothing chain, and a demand for fashion to be produced in a more ethical way. In response to this tragedy, Fashion Revolution was started, it exists to ensure that no tragedy of this magnitude will ever take place again.
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!"
Christmas shopping….do you love it or loathe it? I love having the time to browse shops in search of the ideal gift for someone special. Sadly, where I live there is a severe shortage of the lovely independent shops that I can while away a few hours in, instead my town centre is full of the standard high street stores, which do have their benefits but since starting my own business, I have come to realise the importance of shopping small and showing support for independents. So with a lack of choice on my doorstep, this year it’s been great to do much of my shopping online supporting small brands, and I thought that I would share some of the treasures I have found.