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VEGE THREADS SUMMER 14/15

October

The Slowpoke: VEGE THREADS S/S 14/15 We each of us get up and get dressed in the morning. And just as we decide whether to be conscious of what we eat, what we use in our gardens, what we put on our skin – being more socially and health conscious of what we put on our bodies is increasingly thrown in the mix. As our approach to clothing slowly becomes more aware, locally and ethically focussed brands are thriving, and Vege Threads is among
VEGE THREADS SUMMER 14/15
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COCONUT MILK

August

theslowpoke_homemadecoconutmilk1 Last week we brought you the simple instructions for how to make almond milk. This week, it’s the slightly more time consuming, but wonderfully hands-on and rewarding process of making coconut milk at home! Having shot many beautiful stories for The Slowpoke over the last months (including this, this, this and this, among others), it is clever photographer Luisa Brimble‘s turn to step in front of the lens, with Sneh Roy from Cook Republic taking the shots. Hailing from the Philippines as a child, Luisa knows
COCONUT MILK
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KOWTOW: SOLID LIGHT

July

theslowpoke-kowtowsolidlight1 Navigating getting dressed each day can be tricky if you’re on the hunt for ethical threads amongst a world dominated by fast fashion and passing trends. Mending what you have is awesome, buying secondhand is great too. And when it comes to finding new clothes that are organic, fair trade, naturally dyed and made with classic – yet interesting – cuts that you know will last a lifetime, we love Kowtow. A lot. New Zealand-owned and designed, and made
KOWTOW: SOLID LIGHT
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