Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Fair Trade Fortnight 2011

Fair Trade Fortnight 

rom the 7th to the 22nd of May it is fair-trade fortnight

One of the latest ‘buzz’ words in the children’s industry is fair trade and it is for very good reason. Fair Trade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.

So why not shop with a social conscience!

Here at Kids Fashion Review, we have gathered together some of our favourite items  from our favourite Fair Trade supporting retailers!


        Eco Peko Bamboodie                      Nature Baby Sleep Coccon

First up this adorable hoodie from Eco Peko bamboodie = bamboo+hoodie. Eco sun wear, play wear & sleep wear for your babyEco Peko is an Australian family business that is committed to sustainability, recycling, non-chemical alternatives and fair trading.

Available in sizes NB-2years $34.95AU from Eco Peko

Nature Baby's Summer weight organic cotton Sleep Cocoon aids restful sleep as it ensures baby will stay warm and comfortable throughout the night. Nature Baby is a family business specialising in products which nurture both you, your baby and nature.

 Available in sizes 0-24m and 2 years From $89.95AUD Nature Baby
Knitted box of cookies                  Rudy and the Dodo stock a range of toys including this family assortment of baked deliciousness!  All biscuits are hand-knitted and come in a sweet tray with a gingham tablecloth.  100% cotton, washable, and hand-knitted by their fair trade organisation in Bangladesh. $34.95AUD Rudy and the Dodo

This Handmade Fairtrade Knitted Green Octopus available at Baby Pressies is vibrantly coloured for stimulation, and has a gorgeous rattle too! It is made by the Hathay Bunano Proshikhan Society which is a social enterprise, aiming to create flexible employment opportunities for women in rural Bangladesh while generating returns comparable to a for-profit enterprise. $13.95AUD
 Baby Pressies

Gaia Onesie Baby Pressies                                              
This Gaia Eden Rose Spot Onesie is 100% Organic Cotton and Super soft and gorgeous. Gaia are commitment to providing families with a stylish and conscious choice of organic cotton baby clothing free from harmful chemicals and created in a fair trade environment. $34.95 AUD
Baby Pressies.
Available in sizes 0000 and 000

Eternal Creation's range of babies, kids, womens and menswear is lovingly crafted and ethically produced in the Himalayas.This gorgeous Wool overcoat with contrast quilted lining and side cut pockets is a wonderful winter warmer. $99.95AUD
Eternal Creation
Available in sizes 2y - 10y

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