CONSCIOUS GIFT GUIDE
11 INDEPENDENT BRANDS & MAGS TO SUPPORT THIS HOLIDAY
Veja is a footwear brand using organic materials to produce high quality footwear and accessories. They are serious about transparency and fair trade sourcing. The soles are made using natural rubber sourced from rubber tappers in the amazon rainforest. Read more about the process on their website.
£75 - £99
Daniel W. Fletcher is a London based contemporary menswear brand, established in 2015 after Daniel Fletcher graduated from Central Saint Martins. With a focus on casual luxury and a powerful political message, each collection combines timeless shapes and fine fabrics with motifs that react to and comment on social issues. The pieces are designed and manufactured here in London.
£45 - £1000
Ladybeard is a feminist publication that takes the form and format of the glossy magazine but revolutionises the content. They take themes under-represented and misrepresented by the mainstream: their second issue focuses on the mind, reimagining our mental landscape. The Mind Issue aims to open up our expectations for life by telling stories that celebrate richness and complexity.
Rozalina Burkova is an illustrator and animator living and working in London. Many of her pieces are available as high quality giclee prints. She is currently doing a residency at Print Club London where she is also producing some limited edition screen prints.
£2.50 - £50
Amelie Pichard and Pamela Anderson have collaborated on an amazing vegan footwear range. They are designed and made in France using Alcantara (100% carbon neutral) and other non toxic products. 10% of the proceeds got to The Pamela Anderson Foundation.
€25 - €375
The South East London Journal is a free, local, independent journal. It's published four times a year and you can find it in more than 100 stockists across South East London. They also have an online shop where you can buy limited stock back issues of the journal with an option to subscribe to a years delivery for just £16, plus a range of lovely prints.
£5 - £55