It's warming up down at Wapping Wharf and we wanted to celebrate that with some brand new treats to welcome in the warmer weather! We've got you covered from head to toe! Whatever it is your looking for to get you in the mood for summer. From sustainable sunnies to beach blankets, we'll have you feeling summer ready whilst still keeping the planet in mind and shopping sustainably.
The summer is always a really great time to stock up on those beach essentials. However, it can also be a great time to really consider all your purchases and how they impact the planet. Sometimes buying less is the best option. That's why spending more on those items that you know will last you through those summer months and even into the Autumn can be the best way to shop more mindfully and ethically too!
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Made from 100% recycled cotton, these hats are the perfect way to kick of the summer and get ready for festival season! We love that so many of you love our bucket hats, featuring the Frankly Circle we are proud that our caps have been created by Topiku, makers of the worlds most sustainable hats, made especially for us by Topiku in Indonesia. Handcrafted from up-cycled and recycled waste materials, salvaged from landfills, that would otherwise add to Indonesia’s ever-growing problem of waste management.
These are the perfect way to kick start the festival season! All made from 100% natural materials these Handmade Rattan Tassel Drops are made in Uganda by four remarkable women - Cathy, Regina, Scovia & Fedy - each piece of Voice International jewellery forms part of an incredible empowerment cycle. Through design, training & fair, sustainable wages you are helping this circle grow ever wider - allowing the training of more women & the education of their children.
Ideal for those warm summer evenings, these Just Trade Recycled Glass earrings are the perfect addition to any summer outfit. Handmade from recycled glass beads; crafted by skilled makers in East Java, Indonesia who are paid a fair wage for their work. Each bead is unique, created using distinctive processes that have been developed over many years. Just Trade work everyday to bring new opportunities to their artisans and provide a fair wage for all, creating stunning jewellery that lasts!
Pala will help you stay protected and stylish this summer. For every pair of sunglasses you purchase Pala gives back to eye-care programs in Africa - to date over 8,000 people have benefited from the grants Pala have provided to eye care projects in Africa. This pair of Darya sunglasses are perfect for any occasion with the khaki making them versatile and on-trend. Providing 100% UVA protection that can also be used with prescription lenses too.
Based in the depths of Cornwall, Waterhaul began with a passion for saving our oceans. Appalled by the 640,000 tonnes of fishing nets are lost or discarded in the oceans every year, Waterhaul made it their mission to turn the problem of 'ghost' fishing nets on it's head, making use of this strong durable material to create the frames for their sunglasses. Their sustainable yet stylish sunglasses are the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe. It's so nice to see so many of you loving these ones too! The Harlyn model is made from 100% recycled Cornish gill nets.
We couldn't forget our very own Frankly T-Shirts. Such a great addition to your summer wardrobe with the trade mark Frankly Circle and made with 100% organic cotton. The circle that is at the center of everything that we do. By becoming part of this circle you are helping to change lives, empower women & widen the circle's reach. All sizes are unisex and come in a range of colours too! Frankly is also really proud to be supporting LoveWell with the sales of these T-Shirts too. LoveWell is a Bristol based charity that supports women escaping all coerced forms of the sex trade. LoveWell gives women who want an escape route the option by providing them with new skills.
Ebbflow is inspired by a 'less is more' attitude. Founded in Cornwall, Ebbflow's focus are truly long lasting products with low environmental impact, EbbFlow Cornwall work with a small, traditional producer in the Aegean region of Turkey. These soft and sustainable Hamman towels are perfect for those long beach days, both light and absorbant they are the perfect addition to your beach bag this year! Perfect for those warm days and chilly evenings. All Ebbflow Hamman Towels are available in a range of colours and weaves too!
Bohmeia Design act as a bridge between traditional crafting communities and an audience who value authentic goods that are sustainably produced with the planet in mind. These Moroccan style slippers are the ideal summer slipper, made from 100% recycled leather and available in a variety of colours, their unique and stylish finish make them perfect for around the house. Handmade using traditional techniques, our Babouche slippers are crafted by a team of artisans in Bohemia Design's workshop near Marrakech.
Hopefully these have provided a bit of inspiration for the summer ahead! Weather you are looking to treat yourself or a loved one, we couldn't think of a better way to kickstart the summer. We also love seeing your purchases so feel free to tag us using #franklystore.
Enjoy the sunshine!