Because we LOVE supporting local, we've created a list of 7 Canadian underwear brands. We also added a couple internationally made brands that we are intrigued by, as well as tips to shopping for underwear online. Read today's post to get started on supporting ethically and locally made underwear!
What's a lover of small businesses and local makers to do in a place overrun by touristy sights and shops? They keep searching! Teagan's travels in Honolulu, Hawaii had her overwhelmed with tourist attractions, longing for authentic Hawaiian makers. Keeping her eyes peeled for local gems, she was able to find some unconventional attractions that tickled her #shoplocal fancies.
Read on for a list of Teagan's favourite "unconventional" attractions in Oahu, Hawaii!
The busy weeks of holiday parties, baking, card writing and just trying to stay warm, tell us we are most certainly in the thick of the holiday season! As the holly jolly time seems to fly by, do you ever wish someone could just assemble that last minute gift for you? A gift with beautiful and thoughtfully made items that will surprise and delight a loved one, a gift that doesn't involve mall parking lots or sifting through crowded store shelves... we think an ethically sourced gift box may be just what you're looking for!
Imagine if with every gift you bought this season you could catch the proud smile of the maker of your purchase, send an email of thanks to a talented artisan who has joyfully customized your gift, or directly support empowering working conditions abroad. All of this is completely possible! We are utterly dazzled by the deluge of ways we've found to support ethical production through gift giving this holiday season. Keep scrolling for our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!
Sweet, delicious, soft and delightful come to mind when one thinks of the word buttercream. All of these enticing words are an apt description of Calgary's own Buttercream Clothing. Designed and produced in Calgary and Kelowna, Buttercream Clothing is swiftly becoming a staple in the Calgary-maker scene. An obvious favourite at Alberta markets as well as impressive international popularity, it's a brand we are always keeping our eye on.
Finally, a market for those of us way out in the 'burbs! Little Modern Market will hold it's first event on June 11th, 2016 from 10 am to 3 pm at Starbelly in Seton of SE Calgary. In anticipation of this market, My New Neighbour is highlighting a few Little Modern Market vendors we are especially looking forward to!