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Costa Rica - the inspiration for our first collection

Which country is your favourite travel destination in the world?  With a planet so abundant with stunningly beautiful places, it can be difficult to pinpoint which one is your favourite. Still, there is one destination that has a special place in my heart, Costa Rica, and this is where we found inspiration for our first collection.   Costa Rica has everything we love: wild and unspoiled bounty beaches, lush green rain forests, breath-taking volcanoes, some of the world’s best surf spots, and the greatest density of species in the world. Oh, to sit on a Costa Rican beach just now soaking up the sun and watching the waves roll in... Anyway, back to Costa Rica and the reason why we find...

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Do you have to compromise on style to be sustainable?

Have you ever thought about changing your fashion buying habits to buying sustainable (ethical and/or eco-friendly) fashion only?  I did. A holiday in Borneo some years ago touched me deeply and inspired me to change my shopping habits. Borneo is one of the most beautiful places on the planet: white sandy beaches with clear turquoise waters, rain forests with an abundance of wild life, mangroves and impressive mountains. But it also has a darker side: the palm oil industry constantly expanding, deforesting and ruining wild life habitats. However much I love Nutella, upon our return to the UK I decided to make some changes to my grocery shopping habits and stop buying products with palm oil. Apart from having to ditch the incredibly...

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