Valentines Day is nearly upon us and we all know how difficult it can be to buy for men. For all those who are worried about last minute gifts, we have put together a selection of treats for your man, from bicycle chain bottle openers to solar powered portable speakers. Jenny Butler writes.
Our digital and real lives are so interrelated that it is sometimes easy to forget the impact the hours spent in front of our laptop have on the environment. Lucie Goulet picks 5 gadgets and online sites which will save money, energy and more importantly do their bit for the planet.
Dinner party lovers, it’s time to update your cracked crockery, as we list the 10 most stylish eco table wear pieces. Greenmystyle writer, Alison Rowley, picks the top 10 table top items.
Take a fresh look at going green on the home front. From the rescued, recycled and re-invented to the old, antique and ethically sourced, some of the UK’s brightest creative names, including Vogue editor Alex Shulman and iconic furniture designer Michael Marriot, share what beautiful eco objects grace their shopping wishlists and take pride of place in their homes. Read more
Hot chocolate, cosy slippers, your favourite pjs, a hot water bottle and a cuddly throw to wrap yourself up in – all you need for a perfect night in when it’s freezing outside! Huma Qureshi picks five ethical snuggly items to help keep you warmed up and the heating bills down. Read more
Let’s stop chopping the trees unnecessarily eh? You don’t need a brand new chair to create a stylish home as these five beauties prove. Whether made from FSC approved wood or simply reclaimed, they’ve all got a story. Read more
First it was rugs, then coats and now it’s environmentally-friendly duvets on my shopping list. Anyone would think winter’s around the corner. Read more
May this furniture collection prove an inspiration to us style junkies. It’s Scrapile’s immaculate, amazing, elegant furniture, created from discarded scraps of wood from piano masters Steinway & Sons. Read more
You know what’s so wonderful about these elegant pieces from designer Sarah Thirlwell, which I discovered at Origin, the contemporary crafts fair, this weekend? It’s the fact that I fell in love with them first and only afterwards discovered, to my delight, that they are ethically made. Read more
If it’s possible to fall in love with a piece of furniture, I think I’ve just fallen for this chest of drawers, made entirely from found pieces and other people’s waste. Read more