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Making your purchases go further: Fairtrade and the Guide Dogs Shop

Making your purchases go further: Fairtrade and the Guide Dogs Shop

Naturally, here at the Guide Dogs Shop we love doing good, and we feel it's more important than ever to support sustainability in our supply chain, and a fair wage for the people who make the beautiful items we sell in our shop.

This Christmas you will see more Fairtrade brands than ever before in our range, such as characterful Labrador Christmas decorations from Amica felt, wholesome festive knitwear from Pachamama, and Guide Dogs exclusive jewellery and accessories created by Just Trade. You will even find Fairtrade cocoa in our Guide Dogs handcrafted Belgian chocolates! 

Amica Felt

Our Labrador Christmas decorations this year are made by Amica felt who love to visit their craftspeople in person to see where and how their felt is made. They are proud to be championing female artisans as well as supporting fair wages and conditions to make a real difference.

Images shows a woman making Felt for Amica

Pachamama Knitwear

The Pachamama knitwear we sell is created by knitters in Nepal. Pachamama love to tell the story of their slow-fashion approach. Which is to create beautiful and practical garments which are sustainably produced and made to last.

 Images shows women knitting items for Pachamama

Just Trade handmade jewellery and accessories

Have you seen our exclusive Guide Dogs brass jewellery, crochet puppy charm and felt purse, created in collaboration with Just Trade and artisans around the world? Just Trade’s mantra is “Collaboratively designed. Ethically made." and they work with various Fairtrade and community projects, such as the Flowering Desert Project who have designed and created our striking brass jewellery. The Project provides training and fairly-paid work for women in rural communities in Tamil Nadu, India. You can read more about The Flowering Desert Project, and other Just Trade Artisans here.

Images shows a close up of a brass dog earring, created exclusively for Guide Dogs by Just Trade and the Flowering Desert Project.

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