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Black Friday and Colour Friday

Black Friday and Colour Friday

Black Friday is a relatively recent addition to the retail calendar and one started by the bigger businesses. I remember sitting at my desk a few years ago with Amazon and Apple discounting some tech products, and then everyone quickly matching their prices. By the next year, retailers were a bit more clued up and had negotiated discounts with their suppliers. Now what's wrong with a sale?I, like many consumers, love a bargain, but the danger of a 'deal' is that we don't always ask ourselves if we do really need the item in question. If something on my shopping list happens to...

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Guide to Sustainable Gifting, Wimbledon 2021

Guide to Sustainable Gifting, Wimbledon 2021

I'm delighted that Pri Pri has been selected to be part of the #smallbiz100 countdown in the run up to @smallbizsatuk on 4 December. This campaign celebrates small business success and encourages consumers to 'shop local' and support businesses in their communities. And with this year all about businesses with a passion for sustainability, here is a gift guide of small businesses, all from within my local area of Wimbledon, who sell beautiful sustainable gifts!Please browse, share and buy!

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The History Of The Sari

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The History Of The Sari

The sari, also sometimes spelt saree, is one of the most iconic pieces of clothing. One with a rich and textured history and a sentimental garment to me and many other women of South Asian heritage. My mother and grandmother both wore saris and, as with many Indian families, these were sometimes handed down. Passed on to future generations, Often to mark occasions of importance such as weddings or other milestones...

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How Long Does It Take For Clothing To Decompose?

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How Long Does It Take For Clothing To Decompose?

Fashion Has A Larger Environmental Impact Than Aviation And Shipping Combined, But How Long Does It Take For Clothing To Decompose? From 2 Weeks To 200 Years Depending On The Material. Natural Fibres Usually Decompose Faster, But Eco-Friendly Clothing Production Is More Than How Long It Takes Clothing To Decompose...

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