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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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Ultimate Ethical Christmas Gift Guide

With only 18 days left before Christmas, we know that this is about the time when most of the shopping actually gets done! We’ve put together a scrutinised-over gift a day to help give you the best possible inspiration and options for gift giving. These are all, of course, ethically inclined and practicing businesses which we love; supporting small independents is a wonderful route to go during the festive season, and when they’re all eco-friendly too - Christmas doesn’t get much better! 1. Stationary is a classic for gifts. Planners and notebooks help get everyone into that mindset of a fresh start for the new year. A favourite of ours is Nikki Strange - with everything from various stationary to...

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Upcycle Your Home

We’re always trying to make it easier for ourselves to reuse and reduce waste - so we went on a research spree to find some of the best, least time consuming and most innovative ideas to help kickstart easier recycling which we can use again instantly (we well as saving some cash!). LADDER + DRAWER SHELVING Rejuvenate an old ladder or set of drawers - perhaps paint or redecorate them and secure them onto your wall for statement yet classic shelving. OLD SWEATERS + THROWS Old cardigans, jumpers and blankets/ throws can easily be reused for furniture covers or reusable cup heat protectors. If you don’t have the tailoring hand, perhaps take it to a material shop for some advice...

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Our Autumn Playlist

With our video release fast approaching, we were struck with some inspiration in an editing session this week, and wanted to bring you a sightly different blog post. Here is a list of our favourite tracks right now to kickstart your Autumn playlist! We’ve handpicked each song for a different mood to suit the season, and are all songs we’re genuinely loving right now! (But before that, here are a couple of stills from the raw footage of our video-shoot - exciting things coming!) Men’s 100% Organic Cotton Alec T unoa.co.uk Alena Sports Bra unoa.co.uk Our Autumn Playlist King Princess - Upper West Side Cameron Douglas - Miss You For Now  MØ - If It's Over (Audio) ft. Charli XCX...

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4 Reasons Why You Need Unoa in Your Wardrobe

One of the beauties of slow fashion is it’s purpose: the story and meaning behind the production and design of each product. We thought we’d share a few reasons why Unoa clothing should be in your wardrobe! Affordable In comparison to fast fashion, independents and ethical brands can sometimes put people off by their price tag. Unoa clothing matches, and often beats, the cost of many high quality high street and leisure brands. We not only want to increase the awareness and importance for ethical fashion, but do so in a way that is also reasonable for its consumers. Our Ethics We want to be as transparent as possible, here are some ways Unoa is a part of the slow-fashion...

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