Rare Birds Books
"We dreamed of a space where women's writing would be taken seriously but books were read for fun"
Dahlia is a gift shop in Stockbridge stocking everything from everlasting bespoke flowers to vases, candles and hand woven baskets crafted in Morocco. Dahlia's gorgeous everlasting bouquets mean you won't have to repurchase flowers to spruce up the living room!
They stock Bohemia Design products, a brand who aim to provide beautifully-made, hand-crafted objects that are sustainable, ethical and authentic, bridging traditional crafting communities and those who value authentic, sustainably produced goods.
The Edinburgh Natural Skincare Company
The Edinburgh Natural Skincare Company is a vegan skincare brand, using only 100% natural ingredients and pure essential oils to benefit your skin. They have eco-friendly packaging, they don't test on animals and all of their products are handmade in Scotland.
They have two lovely stores in Edinburgh, on two iconic streets- Cockburn Street and Victoria Street. From hand and body products, to face and hair products, there is no better place to buy a gift for the sustainable person in your life.
"The purest skincare that only nature can provide"
One World Shop
The One World Shop, based on the corner of Lothian Road and Princes Street in the heart of Edinburgh's city centre, is a pioneering fair trade organisation. It aims to reduce poverty in poor areas of the world through fairtrade, sourcing and selling sustainable and fairly traded goods from around the world. They played a big role in Edinburgh and Glasgow becoming Fairtrade Cities, and today provide services for schools, community groups and businesses, a great overall cause to contribute to.