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8 Ethical Baby Shower Gifts

Are you in that time of life when your friends are having babies? Have you been invited to a baby shower and don’t know what to take as a gift? Perhaps your conscious of taking gifts that will just add to the piles of plastic in the house.  Do you want to give something that has been fairly and ethically made but will also be useful? I know that feeling.  As a mum or three children I know of what is and isn’t a useful gift to be given at a baby shower. I am also conscious that there are lots of things we think we need to buy for babies that either aren't useful or that can be really damaging...

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8 Cool Organic Children's Clothing Brands

8 years ago today I gave birth to my first child. As the flowers and ‘congratulations on your new baby’ cards filled the living room, so did a sea of baby blue clothes for little boys. I longed then, as I do now, for funky baby clothes. For some cool children’s clothes that were comfy and easy to wear. As that baby has grown up I have also become more aware of our impact on the planet. I am aware that what we do will be left behind for that baby to deal with. It is one of the reasons why Tutti Frutti Clothing is striving to be an ethical and sustainable brand, and why I love championing other organic and...

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The Tutti Frutti Clothing Member's Club

Do you enjoy learning about how to become more sustainable in your day to day living? Do you want to know more about ethical children’s clothes, slow fashion and how what we choose to buy and wear can impact our surroundings? Do you enjoy learning about how to become more sustainable in your day to day living? Do you want to know more about ethical children’s clothes, slow fashion and how what we choose to buy and wear can impact our surroundings? Perhaps you like to chat to other people who like handmade clothing. Or you love a bargain or an exclusive discount. I love learning more about how I can lessen my impact on the environment. I am in...

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How To Style Bold Prints - Finding basics to create great kids outfits.

Do you love brightly colour children’s clothes but never know where to buy tops to match? Perhaps you like funky prints but struggle to find clothes to pair them with. If you’ve looked through my shop you will know that I am a fan of bold prints, quirky patterns and colour. Finding unusual fabrics with great patterns is one of my favourite hobbies! If you find it hard to know where to look to get brightly coloured basics to mix and match with the bold prints then hopefully this blog post will help. I've searched high and low to find you clothes clothes to co-ordinate with even the loudest of prints. From small brands to big high street names I hope...

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Ethical Gift Guide 2017

If you are looking to buy better gifts this year that are more thoughtful and kinder to our planet and people we share it with, why not take a look at the latest from the Tutti Frutti Clothing blog?

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