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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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What Stops us from Shopping Sustainably?

Even though the time to change our habits of consumerism has never been more important, it also seems to have never been so hard. How have we become so addicted to fast, throw-away fashion that is consequently lethal for our environment? We had a think about some possible reasons for this, helping us acknowledge areas we can improve our lifestyle choices. MARKETING Conglomerate companies and high street familiars hold the monopoly of marketing and the media: we see them first, and we think of them first. With budgets to burn on exposure and advertisement, we grow up bombarded with these easy options for lifestyle; leaving independents to grow via word of mouth and reputation without such a plethora of media...

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Social Media and Sustainability

With the rise of importance that social media has concerning professional businesses and audience influence, it has allowed large and small environmental movements to expand their exposure of serious issues and reach supporters easier and more effectively. From Greenpeace and WWF to @surfersagainstsewage and #nowaste, Instagram has seen an incredible response from activists using their online presence to engage with others. This has seen a rise in action taken to make direct changes for the sake of the planet. Using highly popular international events such as Black Friday, sustainable outdoor clothing store Patagonia donated 100% of its profit taken on the day to environmental organisations and charities. Expecting a turnaround of $2million, the company reached over $10million in merchandise sales...

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Our Autumn Bucket List

We had a little brainstorm about what we have achieved the last few months since our re-launch - which led us to thinking what we want to achieve for the months ahead. We have you in mind, we have the planet in mind, and we want to continue to grow, to improve, and to keep giving. CREATIVES Having partaken in a few amazing collaborations recently, we can’t get enough of the energy from other creatives. This week we filmed a super exciting video to be released very soon! Fellow ethical businesses, photographers, videographers… we want to continue making amazing partnerships and meeting inspiring people to drive the progress of slow fashion and eco-living. If you have an idea, or want to...

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