Since its nearing the vacation season, I feel it’s extra essential than ever to help small and impartial enterprise’s. Supporting neighborhood, and smaller scale corporations can actually assist a group thrive! Plus you’re serving to the setting by lowering your carbon footprint.
The beauty of residing in London, there are such a lot of sustainable retailers to select from! I’ve additionally discovered Instagram to be an unimaginable platform for locating area of interest enterprise’s to buy every little thing from vegetation to artwork.
Through the years I’ve actually turn out to be keen on a handful of manufacturers that I feel are price mentioning. A few of my favorite small enterprise’s embody: Alexandria Coe Art, The Sustainable Department Store, and Earl of East.
All that being stated, I might love to listen to from you! What are a few of your favorite impartial and sustainable retailers?
Alexandria Coe Artwork
Alexandria Coe is a London primarily based artist, whose illustrations of the feminine physique are uncooked and delightful. Whereas her drawings are summary, they present emotion and search to inform a narrative, which I really like. I’m very excited for the discharge of her second e book, ‘Lovers’, which is focus’s on the theme of relationships, and can embody pictures and textual content that depict what that phrase means to her. Over on MIRROR WATER, Julie Tanner interviewed Alexandria about her upbringing, her artwork, and why she prefers the phrase ‘bare’ over ‘nude’. You possibly can learn that interview here.
You possibly can store Alexandria’s artwork here