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Unoa & Jewellery by Juna - an Ethical Collaboration

This month, Unoa teamed with ethical jewellery brand: Jewellery by Juna, for a collaborative photoshoot in the beautiful Kipling Gardens in East Sussex. We wanted to choose a location as individual as our companies’ morals and efforts for the planet, and these gardens definitely pulled through! The Kipling Gardens are named for their history connected to the much-loved author, Rudyard Kipling. They were once a part of The Elms - a beautiful home where Kipling lived for a time (in which time he wrote Stalky & Co and a collection of his Just So Stories). This land was later passed through to council run domain: the upkeep and expanse of beautiful, exotic and local plants sets these gardens apart - justifying...

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Five Habits for an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

The concept of living an eco-friendly life can be pretty daunting at times - we’re continuously bombarded with how our consumerism and current habits are so toxic to the earth, and it can be difficult to know where to even begin. Here are a few tips that we have found so helpful for a transition into more mindful living! 1. Re-usable over Disposable Opting for reusable containers immediately reduces your plastic consumption. Moving from take-away coffee cups and plastic bottles to glass and bamboo alternatives that we can use over without adding to daily waste makes such a difference! Many coffee shops accept your own cups (and some offer a small discount if you use one of their alternatives). Even when...

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Sustainability + The Stitch Project

Here at Unoa, we are so proud to source 70% of our materials from respected Pakistan knitted garment exporter: Kings Apparel. With education, female employment, management and staff training at the helm, Kings Apparel also massively contributes to the Organic cotton trade by sourcing from numerous independent mills in Pakistan and India. To help you understand Unoa’s material supplier a little more, we caught up with Kinds Apparel Marketing Director, Umair Memon, to talk about the company’s morals and ethics. Here is an insert from our interview… Not only does the quality of Organic cotton prove itself in the noticeable softness and texture of our garments, but when you buy Unoa, you help us actively contribute towards the funding of...

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Five Tips to Hustle the Heatwave

With the heatwave of 2018 not letting up, we know how important it is to stay cool while enjoying the sun. We’ve put together 5 lifesavers that can help you make the best of the season, from food and drink to clothing and lifestyle, have a browse... 1. STAY HYDRATED Lots of water is an absolute must for heatwaves, but we’ve also been inspired by some refreshing Summer smoothies to help keep you cool from the inside. Check out the Watermelon Frosty from  * To a blender, add: 1/2 to 3/4 cup of coconut water or water 1/4 cup of fresh lime juice 1 peeled and chopped banana Drizzle of Maple Syrup 3 cups of frozen watermelon cubes * Blend...

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