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2019 Motivation: Home Workout

We hope everyone’s 2019 has started off amazingly and has been filled with happiness, love and motivation. Can you believe it’s February already (where has the time gone?!) We wanted to share some simple yet effective workout exercises to help you stick to your New Year’s resolutions or indeed inspire you to set some fitness goals! We know it’s ansolutely freezing so we made sure you can do these from the comfort of your own home, so there really are no excuses! These exercises are short circuits that you can do whenever you have a spare 10 minutes. Did you know working out can also make you feel happier, more relaxed and less anxious, so give these a go!  WARM-UP...

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The Inspiration Behind our New Collection

So the news is out - we are launching our third collection this month and are super excited to share it with you! Firstly we just want to say a massive THANK YOU for supporting us since the birth of Unoa, without your love and belief in our concept and brand, we really wouldn't be here today, so thank you again.  Colour Palette Of course we have stuck to our roots and created a super soft, versatile and affordable 'athleisure' range, including our most loved 100% organic Aletca T's and our signature Loida and Lexi sweatshirt and sweatpant combo. Yes we have our core everyday blacks, greys and whites in but we have also come up with a gorgeous colour...

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Sustainable Living - the Difference it Makes

Here are a few pointers in an affordable and easy direction to help you kick-start your ethical living! We’re bombarded by easy consumerism every day, but the effects that this has on our planet is rarely seen in mainstream media. A few of our favourite Instagram accounts help remind us of better choices and the statistics of mass waste… check out what we’ve discovered! Start with the Excess Often, quite literally the smallest changes help make the biggest difference. Micro plastics are everywhere, and once you notice them, you can’t stop! Straws and cosmetic micro-beads being the most obvious type, but just noticing when plastic is used excessively and unnecessarily can really spark awareness. For example, ordering online often entails...

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What a Start!

What a start to the year we’ve had! If you haven’t heard via our newsletter (we give you a sneaky discount each month, go ahead and sign up at to also be the first to know our behind the scenes news!), we went on a visit to our factory in Pakistan, but a little more about that later… this week we had an amazing shoot which we just want to tell you all about! The Brighton bandstand is located nearby the i360, right on the seafront with an amazing beach view, it’s a popular place for wedding and Insta shots alike! We love an impromptu shoot at Unoa, and this week we saw there was some January sun! So...

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Waste-Less Winter Recipes

We feel like one of the best things about winter is the food! Warming, comforting and filled with flavour to help get you through the dark evenings. As always, we’re trying to source the most ethically minded inspiration, so have gathered together a few recipes that require the least amount of single use plastic, and can be sourced at local grocery stores. Have a look at our favourite, earth-friendly winter warmers… Gingery Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup Ingredients: • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 1/2 large yellow onion, diced • 2 cloves garlic, sliced • 1 to 1 1/2-inch piece of ginger, minced • 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1/2-inch cubes • 3/4 pound carrots, sliced •...

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