If you have yet to do your Christmas gift shopping, no sweat. Head down to BICBIM’s pop-up shop in Old Street underground station for a selection of ethical gifts.
The pop-up store, which opens on Monday 17 December through to Saturday 22 December, is the perfect place for conscious shoppers to grab a gift to cover all tastes including fairtrade chocolates, alcohol, accessories, pet accessories, candles, coffee gifts, and fashion essentials.
Among the Christmas offerings at BICBIM’s London pop-up is fairtrade liquer from specialists, FAIR. – the French distillery’s whole range was created with one goal in mind: to ensure the people producing ingredients for spirits get paid a fair wage. An interesting range of liquers include acai, kumquat, pomegranate, cacao and cafe.
There’s also jewellery from Made, which is handcrafted by dedicated Kenyan artisans. Elvis & Kresse, who make bags and accessories from reclaimed fire hoses, also feature in BICBIM’s Christmas collection.
And for pet lovers, there’s collars, leads, jumpers and bandanas from ethical pet brand Hiro + Wolf for cats and dogs.
BICBIM, which stands for Because It’s Cool Because It Matters, says: “Every company has been independently recommended and researched by professionals looking for the truth behind clever marketing and confusing labels, so you can be confident you are buying the best.”
Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief @rosamedea