Deck the halls, ethical fashionistas, the festive season is here. That means Christmas parties, family gatherings, holidays and New Year’s Eve. It also marks the beginning of the biggest shopping month of the year – did you know that last year the UK spent £50billion in the lead up to Christmas? Read More
Let’s face it – it’s hard enough to buy for men as it is, let alone figuring out a gift that is kind to the environment, workers and animals. So if you’re still on the hunt, you can stop stressing! We’ve found the perfect last-minute presents that don’t compromise on style or ethics. Plus, you can avoid the chaotic shopping malls altogether! Read More
At the end of a strip of street shops in suburban Ringwood East in Melbourne, you’ll discover a treasure chest filled with Fair Trade products that are unique, beautiful and empowering. Started by two global citizens who embrace the concept that small changes can make a huge difference, The Fair Trader is a heartfelt shopping experience you don’t want to miss. Read More
The silly season is truly upon us now. It can be hard to find the perfect gift, but that doesn’t mean your ethical conscience needs go out the window! Check out these 13 eco-friendly and ethical retailers bringing you that perfect something for everyone – from Nana to your Secret Santa. Read More
“It’s not how much we give,” said Mother Teresa, “but how much love we put into giving.” Here are our tips for simple ways to get maximum enjoyment out of Christmas, with minimal consumerist stress. Read More
The holiday season is a time when people tend to reflect on the things that truly matter to them. Some of our team members have decided to share what the holidays mean to them and which sustainable goodies are on their Christmas lists this year.
A kiss on the hand might be quite continental but (ethical) diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Here are some of our favourite ethical jewellery brands that empower local communities, recycle used materials and keep your fingers and toes looking fancy.
Chocolate and Christmas go together like chocolate and Valentine’s Day, or chocolate and Easter, or chocolate and 3pm on a weekday, or…actually chocolate is the appropriate response to most situations.
We love our Fairtrade chocolate here at Good On You. Buying Fairtrade means knowing that the farmers who produced the ingredients are getting a good deal – and Fairtrade chocolate is often better quality (i.e. higher cocoa content) than a lot of high street brands.
Whether you’re hunting for a meaningful gift for your sister or have yet to hint to the hubby what you’d like for the holidays, an ethically-made handbag is always a great option. After all, it’s a way to carry your values on your shoulder! Take a look at the chic ethical handbags we’re swooning over this season; there’s one for every lady in your life.
They say that good things come in small packages and when it comes to Christmas that is definitely true!
Whether you’re looking for a teeny token of appreciation for a teacher, customer or colleague, sending something little via post or agonizing over stocking fillers, we’ve got you covered.