Thursday, 26 April 2012

Fashion Candy

I must confess to harbouring a ravenous sweet-tooth. Here's what happens when I combine these sugary cravings with my passion for ethical fashion. I hope you enjoy this ecochic fashion candy!
Are You Sherbert? Vegan Flats from ModCloth - Mouthwatering lollipop lush cruelty-free shoes!
Candy Oyster Bangle and Necklace by RubyOlive - These individually hand moulded resin beads look delish!
Layers Upon Layers Recycled Sari Dress from Global Girlfriend - Feel sweet as sugar with these layers of sari icing! Global Girlfriend helps women worldwide gain economic security while providing unique, trend-setting, fair trade products
The Cassandra Gladiator Sandals from Siamese Dream Design - This lolly-like footwear has been crafted from repurposed Hmong embroidered and batik skirts
Organic Breton Style Cotton Tee by Mudd & Water - Feel sugary yet strong like rock-candy in this organic tee!
The Ampersand Bag by Interro - Is this bag was a piece of candy it would be a red hot Warhead! Crafted from recycled seat belts this is a fabulous bag
Big Recycled Plastic Bag Bracelets by Factory on the Moon - These remind me of the lolly string bracelets we had back in the day. What a fabulous use for plastic bags!
Vivienne Westwood "Wanting" Ballerina Flats from Melissa Shoes - These magenta vegan flats are like covering your feet in fairy floss and musk sticks!
M&Ms Mini Clutch from EcoChix - A confectionery clutch made from repurposed M&M wrappers...yummo!
Ruffle Playsuit from People Tree - Long time readers will know that I love me a cute playsuit! This one - made in India from 100% organic certified Fairtrade cotton - reminds of a colourful licorice allsorts rainbow :D
Pink and Cream Satin Tie Knickers by Eco-Boudoir - These gorgeous underpants are lovingly made from peace silk, although you'd be excused for thinking they're part pink icing sugar and part dollops of fresh cream
Organic Canvas Pineapple Tote by Idea Liza - One of nature's sweetest desserts is a slice of sweet sweet pineapple! I love the unique print on this eco-friendly bag
Bracelets and Necklace by AfriBeads - These scrumptious accessories are hand-made by a group of 70 Ugandan women in Kampala called the Kind Mothers’ Project. This group is working to protect vulnerable kids who live in poverty
Crocheted Shorts from H & M - These 100% organic cotton shorts are both dainty and delectable like frosting on a wedding cake
Candy Striped Canvas Clutch by J. Crew - This mouth-watering clutch gives new meaning to the term arm candy!
The Alicia Coat in Bittersweet by Vaute Couture - When the temperature gets chilly, why not wrap yourself up in this fashion equivalent of a hot chocolate? Named after cruelty-free superstar Alicia Silverstone, this tempting piece is 100% vegan
Plum Narrow Bucco Ring by Dinosaur Designs - This juicy resin ring reminds me of the delightful strawberry flavoured Hubba Bubba gum!
Cuff Bracelet in Confetti by Ecoist - Made from recycled lolly wrappers this yummy accessory is not only fair trade but you can also rejoice in the fact that a tree is planet for every bracelet sold! Now that must surely leave a sweet taste in your mouth :D

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Make This Easter Eco Ethical and Excellent!

I've bounced about searching high and low for Easter goodies with a difference - I hope you enjoy and have a lovely holiday!

Cute White Bunny Rabbit Laser Cut Brooch by Tall Rabbit -Here's a super sweet Easter Bunny companion!
Mum and Baby Rabbit Push Toy by Q Toys and available from Recycled Market - This sweet gift for little ones has been crafted from recycled wood from rubber trees. Q Toys also train disabled children in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam who want to become craftsmen or craftswomen for life
Resting Rabbit by Paloma Le Sage - This unique rabbit silhouette is created using 1960s vintage lace
Luxury Giant Ecuadorian Dark Egg from Montezuma's - Wow! This astoundingly decadent Easter egg is vegan and has been sprinkled with edible gold powder!
3D Cube Rabbit Necklace by bRainbow - Ahhh I just love these! They're so cute and they're handmade :o)
Upcycled Vinyl Rabbit Wall Clock from Pavel Sidorenko Design - Quirky clock lovingly created from a vinyl record
Thumbper Tee designed by Paul Odders - Fabulously fun fluffy bunny tee
Zoe Rabbit from Hazel Village - This little Easter bunny is made of brown organic cotton jersey, with a white organic velour face. Her ears are lined with lavender cotton shirting. Her hobbies include gardening and household wildlife. Zoe Rabbit prefers to travel to you in a reusable cotton bag, perfumed with a lavender and mint sachet - nice!
Baby Bunny Easter Set by Hat and Cold Crochet - Ahahaha how adorable!!! Designer Katie Anderson is very happy to receive custom orders so you can request your baby's bunny outfit to be made from vegan wool
Rabbit Print Tank by River Island - A great tee to wear while hanging out in the park with your friends during the Easter break
Vegan Vintage Easter Egg Trio from Mothrasue - I think these are gorgeous! Love the paper designs
Nestie Ring by Japonicas - The bird's nest is a classic symbol of birth and new beginnings and this handmade ring is a chic way to remind yourself of these cycles
Easter Bunny Soft Toy by Edward & Lilly - This little cuddle bunny has been stuffed with ecologically friendly corn fiber
Mother and Baby Bunny Vegan Rabbit Soap by Sailor Mouth Soaps - This cruelty-free shea butter soap will  give you a spring in your step
Rabbit Jumper from Warehouse - For those of us in the southern hemisphere, this time of year can get a little chilly on occasion! Why not snuggle up in a bunny jumper to keep warm?
Bunnies by Eclectic Critters - These bright and colourful creatures have been handmade from a variety of cotton prints and each is unique
Vegan Chickadee Soaps by AJ Sweet Soap - Not only are these soaps vegan but they've been infused with CUPCAKE fragrance!!! Win :D
Brush Rabbit Tee by NYhop - This beautiful original artwork has been hand-drawn and screen printed using eco-friendly inks
Organic Cotton and Hemp Bunny Toys by Earth Slings - These super eco plush toys are the perfect hugging buddy for your tiny tot (or hey why not adopt one for yourself?)
Green Gingham Vintage Dress circa 60s/50s from Mabel 57 - Need a special dress for the Easter egg hunt this year? No worries! Here it is!
Spring Flowers Vegan Soaps by Eco Chic Soaps - Delish shea butter soaps to brighten up your bathroom during the holidays
Vegan Marshmallow Easter Bunny by Desiderio Chocolates - Vanilla flavoured chocolate-dipped marshmallow??? Drool!
Bird's Nest Necklace by Daisy Wares - Proceeds from this beautiful necklace go towards pro-vegan animal organisations!
Vegan Party Favour Easter Eggs by The Realist Mermaid - These sparkly vegan Easter treats look good enough to eat...oh CAN eat them! Hurrah!
Stainless Steel Bunny Ring by The Rogue and the Wolf - I really like this minimalist design!
Vintage Bunny Handkerchief from Frisky Vintage - Dab away delicately at those spots of chocolate around your mouth this Easter in style!
Personalised Vegan Chocolate Filled Candy Eggs by Andie Specialty Sweets - What a brilliant gift idea! Give your loved ones a teensy egg with their name on it :D