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Launched in 2010, Fabryan is a luxury Womenswear and accessories brand which really is an ethically minded company. With collections which are made in the UK Fabryan is incredibly selective of the suppliers they work with and try to source locally as much as possible. Their scarves in particular are made from organic silk and digitally printed using organic and eco-friendly inks. This combination of strong ethical values and beautiful high-end products makes Fabryan a must have brand.
Once a small dairy farm in Sheffield, Mark Woodward has renovated Townfield Head Farm into a fantastic conference venue used for anything from team building to weddings. One of the most exciting aspects of this venue is its green features. As part of the Woodward’s renovations electricity is supplied by 2 wind turbines and a solar panel array and heating by ground source heat pumps. To retain power and heat provided by these techologies, high levels of insulation have been fitted. This is an amazing venue for any event.
Starting simply with some great reactions to a pair of home-made earmuffs, Blanche in the Brambles was launched in 2009. With all products made in England and inspired by the frosty English morning, this brand couldn’t be any more English if it tried. Blanche in the Brambles is a brilliant accessories brand who uses faux fur in all of their products and in turn creates pieces which are a combination of both elegance and comfort. Blanche in the Brambles is the perfect English brand that with winter nearing everyone will want to get their hands on.
After 12 years together Emilio and Maria decided to combine their career paths, move to London and start a fashion label, from there Etrala was launched. Made in the UK and using eco-production, Etrala prides itself on creating high-end, eco-friendly clothes. Etrala creates pieces using British Wool, Pure Silk and Organic Cotton so that each piece is 100% natural, they as use the “slow Fashion concept” so as to reduce wastage. One of the most inspiring brands you will find out there, combining fashion and ethics.