Artha Q&A: Handcrafted Homeware and Shopping Sustainably

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Artha works with talented artisans from across the globe to bring you handmade homeware and accessories that blend traditional craftsmanship and contemporary design. We caught up with founders Catherine and Claire, a mother and daughter duo, to find out more… Continue Reading

Marrakesh Travel Guide

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There is no destination quite like Marrakesh, one of the busiest cities in Africa it immerses you in a sensory wonder of delicious scents, vivid colours and inviting textures. A destination of contrasts, explore the old fortified walls and bustling… Continue Reading

London Craft Week: Bringing Traditional Craft to Modern Life

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This year the third edition of London Craft Week (3-7 May) celebrates the best of international and British creativity. To mark the occasion, we’ve gathered together a few of our favourite brands who are striving to keep traditional craftsmanship alive.… Continue Reading

Monthly Must-Have:
IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Chronograph

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In our monthly must-have, Positive Luxury selects an iconic item from our #brandstotrust that we’ve been coveting. February’s pick is IWC Schaffhausen’s Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Chronograph – the first watch from the brand to combine hour and minute counters… Continue Reading

Global Artisans: Craftsmanship Around the World

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In the age of fast fashion, it’s easy to forget that what we wear was made by another person. Buying from a brand that invests in the people behind its designs makes for a better experience for everyone: a piece… Continue Reading

Redesigning Materials: Second Time Around

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Many designers and brands are increasingly turning to recycled materials to lessen their footprint on the environment, yet these materials are often misconstrued as second rate to their newer alternatives. We aim to break this stereotype by highlighting some of… Continue Reading

Positive Luxury Meets…
Nosouj

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Brand to trust Nosouj, named after the Arabic word for hand weaving, blends traditional craftsmanship techniques with contemporary design language. Nosouj’s bags are handwoven from discarded fabric, reviving and transforming the unwanted into artisanal luxury pieces.  Positive Luxury catches up with Basma Abdul Hadi, the… Continue Reading

Top Positive Trends for 2017

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Which luxury and sustainability trends will be coming to fruition in the year ahead?  We bring you the top trends to look out for in 2017, along with the brands that are already leading the way.   Clean beauty Clean… Continue Reading

Positive Luxury Meets…
Alexandra Llewellyn Design

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Positive Luxury meets founder Alexandra Llewellyn Design, bespoke backgammon board brand to discuss the stunning craftsmanship behind the luxury boards and latest collaboration with WildAid.  Your backgammon boards are absolutely incredible, how do you draw inspiration for your designs? I… Continue Reading

Positive Luxury Meets…
Alpaca Plush

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  As a sign of Alpaca Plush’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and for its inspired work to use the most luxurious natural materials with such honourable principles and methods for over 20 years, the prestigious brand has been awarded the… Continue Reading