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Meet the makers...

What’s your job title at the factory? Irma: Stitching operator Shagufta: Stitching operator Briefly describe your role and responsibilities? Irma: Attaching patterns (specifically shoulders on rompers and legs on trousers. Working with both children and adult clothing). I have set targets based on the size of the order, which I usually find easy to achieve. If there’s an unusually high order, my targets are removed or relaxed.

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The making of...

In Karachi, Pakistan where our factory is based, most of the factories and workers use contractors to get work. The contractors take a cut from the workers' pay, and do not care for the conditions their employees work in. Our factory is a little different...

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Sustainable Gift Guide

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” it really is, it’s also the most wasteful time of year. So here to help you stop buying those gifts that just get left in a pile, we present to you the sustainable gift guide. Here are some of the brands we love and that we know your loved ones will adore.  For the casual one. Basics that last and last because they need to, the amount you will want to wear these super soft sustainable pieces. With a full womens range and an updated menswear collection at Unoa there is choice for everyone! For this time of year we recommend the tracksuit sets (Loida and Lexi or Evando and Evodio) to get...

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Climate change, what is it?

People (some people) talk about "it" often, this thing called climate change and the impending doom that is destroying the planet. "It" has even made it to the headlines before, but what actually is climate change? We may joke that the UK could do with global warming, however, it’s important to note here that climate change doesn’t just mean because the temperature is going to increase by 1.5 degrees globally that it’s going to get hotter, surprisingly it means that globally climates are going to change and drastically. Some context, the climate is the weather patterns of a region controlled by many factors, one being the oceanic currents. Let's focus on the UK for a moment. The Gulf stream of Mexico...

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Leafy Looks

Sustainable fashion doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to your individual style. In fact, Unoa wants you to cherish and develop your style more. Which is why we’ve established a range of basics that adores everyone. Basics, what does it actually mean, for us, it means comfortable clothing that can be worn with literally anything. Basically it’s made to suit everyone and build an outfit you can glow in! Having the styles and colour palette we do, also means they can be paired together and layered up, perfect for the colder weather closing in. We are very lucky to work with some amazing bloggers who give us so much love and inspiration for those days you just can’t decide...

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