This week I met with Harjit, founder of ethical fashion accessories brand Jewelled Buddha. Listing necklaces made from upcycled saris and unique silk scarves, Jewelled Business works with social enterprises and small communities empowering marginalised artisans to earn a dignified and sustainable livelihood.
This week I spoke with Terrence from FRUU, FRUU is a fruit-based organic cosmetics company, FRUU are shaking up the way we view beauty basics like lip balm. Directly competing with the high street Fruu specialise in making affordable products using sustainable fruit-based ingredients. What's more, all their lip balms are vegan and cruelty-free certified by PETA.
1. Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
This is definitely up there as one my favourite spots. Lovely and calm on a nice sunny day and a great vibe in the summer evenings if you fancy a tipple with your relaxation time.
I love Dirty Work, from the tongue in cheek slogans to the beautifully intricate illustrations that go with them, Dirty Work are a great brand if you're wanting something just that little bit different. But what's even better, is that, at the heart of this brand are a strong set of ethics, so I caught up with founder Tasha, and had a chat about the brand, the environment and advice to anyone wanting to start out in business.