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Top Sustainable Products Created by Women

  It's International Women’s Day on March 8 and to celebrate this Pookipoiga brings you some very awesome earth-friendly products created by talented women from various backgrounds. From cosmetics to tea or from clothes to toys, let’s take a look at these wonderful brands founded by highly creative entrepreneurs who all have the common goal of saving the planet in their unique way!   One Happy Leaf On a mission to make the world a greener place, founder of this sustainable jewellery brand, Anna is passionate about making beautiful jewellery where fashion and sustainability can coexist. Whether it is the Koala Studs, Whale Brooch or Echidna Hairpins, these eco-friendly alternatives to mainstream jewellery are ideal for nature lovers and aspiring minimalists. The cute pieces...

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Repurpose Left Over Fabric: The Idea of Embracing Conscious Clothing by DEVOI

  Princess cut, basque cut, bias cut, halter cut, mermaid cut, when it comes to women’s fashion is it the various stylish cuts and exceptional stitching that makes an outfit a statement of its own. Designers are in the race to create unique garments that compliment different body types and tastes. When given a fabric they get creative on cutting and designing the perfect silhouette that flatters a women’s body shape from any angle. All of this is very important especially when you are fashion conscious and want to keep up with the trend, and truly hats off to the designers in coming up with such ideas that boost our confidence while worn. However, while all of this is aesthetically...

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The Sustainable Fashion Movement

Trends, fashion, and style, clothing is something everyone wants and uses, making it an incredibly accessible medium that can effect change for the average person. Just like fast food, fast fashion is a growing reality in today’s world. Instead of waiting for new seasonal collections, consumers want to get their hands on a continuous cycle of the latest trends throughout the year in an inexpensive way. However just as how fast food can harm our bodies in the longer run, so does fast fashion on the environment around us. Slow fashion or rather ethical fashion is eco-friendly clothes that can make a positive impact on the world around us. Although fast fashion clothing might be cheaper with designs taken right...

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Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Just remembered that Mothers Day is less than a week away? Realised you still need to rustle up some gifts for your lovely mum? Have no idea what your mum would like and feeling more stressed than an unfed puppy around dinner time?Well, fear no more! Pookipoiga will be your shiny, feel-good savior!Let us suggest some super quirky, super ethical and super sustainable gift ideas for your mum or mum equivalent.Nine Yaks Cashmere   Who doesn't love to snuggle into a warm luscious jumper or throw as the winter months draw near? Nine Yaks have a large array of beautiful, lux, and cuddly jumpers, ponchos, throws and shawls! Made ethically and sustainably, and supporting local communities in Nepal, these wonderful items...

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Erika Harder Jewellery

Here at Pookipoiga we are so lucky to stock some absolutely amazing products, and we are delighted to introduce our new jeweller, Erika Harder. Her story began two years ago, when her best friend told her that she had been signed up to her Christmas Fete at work. Erika was working full time as a secondary school teacher, was a milliner by trade and had planned to start her own business making wedding dresses. When asked what she was to make for the market her friend looked at her and simply said, "I don't know, you make beautiful things. You'll work it out."Challenged and pressed for time, Erika visited her local gift shop in Hawthorn to get ideas. After noticing...

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