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WIN AN ARMADILLO + CO RUG

January

The Slowpoke: WIN AN ARMADILLO + CO RUG Who could say no to an ethical, handcrafted, and sustainable soft hemp creation gracing their floor? We said hello to Armadillo & Co, the masters of these in-demand carpets on The Slowpoke a little while ago. They have an awe-inspiring array of rugs crafted of natural materials – jute, hemp, cotton and wool – and handmade by a team of dyers and weavers in India they work incredibly closely with.
WIN AN ARMADILLO + CO RUG
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SUKU

January

The Slowpoke: SUKU Given the huge chunk of our lives we spend snoozing in bed, it’s – without fail – always worth investing in a good, ethical and healthy set of bed linen. Whether you’re a linen lover, cotton fiend, or in the case today – bamboo bandit. Suku make a range of bedding made of soft and naturally antibacterial bamboo that are the stuff of dreams – literally.
SUKU
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THE GRAY GIRLS

November

The Slowpoke: THE GRAY GIRLS Two style posts within the week! (Sorry if they’re not your thing, but hey, we all have to get dressed in the morning right?) There’s something in the water within the world of sustainable clothing, with more ethical options than ever. One we’re a little excited about this week is the launch on Wednesday of The Gray Girls, for their carefully curated lot of vintage threads. While we love ourselves a wardrobe kitted out with basics, a hearty
THE GRAY GIRLS
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ALAS SUMMER 14/15

November

The Slowpoke: ALAS SUMMER We love sleep. A lot. We know we’re very much not alone on that matter. And, the fact is, a solid night’s rest is just so darn good for us – whether it be for our heart, stress levels, or simply to allow our body and mind to replenish. It goes without saying really, that sleeping in a natural environment and in natural clothing, minus chemical dyes and fabrics, is one very important factor in getting a good
ALAS SUMMER 14/15
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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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