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Dedicated of Sweden

Dedicated of Sweden

  DEDICATED is a sustainable streetwear brand.     Our vision is to be the positive alternative, to always use the most sustainable fabrics and to secure decent working conditions for both farmers and workers. We make sure these are not empty words by working with some of the toughest certifications in the industry. Why Organic Cotton? Conventional cotton farming ruins the environment and has for the last 30 years been a complete nightmare for millions of farmers.The short version is that global chemical companies have made poor farmers in developing countries dependent on their GMO-cotton, chemical fertilizers and pesticides....

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Fashion Revolution Week 2019

Fashion Revolution Week 2019

  As we look ahead to the Fashion Revolution Week, let's take a look back at the milestones of 2018 and how far the sustainable fashion industry has come. A report published last week by Lyst stated a 66% increase in searches for sustainable fashion since 2018. A fantastic result for change.      A big highlight for The Maverick Store was Stacey Dooley's documentary aired in December 2018, highlighting fashion's dirty secrets. Really raising awareness of the harms of the fast fashion industry on the environment, our Instagram grew by 100 followers over night, it was a fantastic to see...

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Walk with Me - The Recycled Leather Process

handmade recycled Recycled leather

Walk with Me - The Recycled Leather Process

How are these made?

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The History of the Gluggle Jug

Ceramics

The History of the Gluggle Jug

      Glug Glug Jugs were originally made by Thomas Forester & son in Staffordshire in 1867. Passing through various manufacturing hands, it ended up with Royal Winton & Grimwades Pottery in the 1930's. However, after the second world war, wartime restrictions meant that the pottery couldn't keep up with demand, and so a deal was struck with the newly opened Dartmouth Pottery. Manufacture moved to Devon, while glazing and decoration remained in Staffordshire.  Dartmouth pottery used the jug to advertise Plymouth Gin, and then in 1958 the Gluggle's profile rose when a pair of green jugs, embossed with...

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Who is WAWWA?

Who is WAWWA?

WAWWA is certainly a brand that puts the planet first. When they started they wanted to make a change in the way people approach what they wear. They wanted to make a more sustainable option, well designed clothes, that looked good and do good.  They aim to make a product that lasts longer, negating the need for it to be replaced and minimising it's effect on the planet, because we've only got one.  Since the start, they started making t-shirts organically, using water based inks, the typical response we got was "I don't care about that mate" but we knew...

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