"Casa das Portas, originally an old shoemaker's shop, was transformed by Jane Gibbin into a gallery / shop full to the brim with charm - gathering together a small selection of ethically produced, artisan pieces. Her good taste combined with her talent allowed her to find unique pieces, not only in Portugal but in other parts of the world, which began to attract visitors looking for unique, different pieces with a story to tell!"
"Quernstone Knitwear is situated in the heart of the historic burgh of Stromness on the mainland of the Orkney Islands, off the north coast of Scotland.
We have been designing and making knitwear for women who enjoy comfortable, stylish clothing since the early 1990s. We have a workforce of talented knitters who produce our garments in their own homes throughout Orkney in the traditional way using domestic hand worked knitting machines and linkers. Our garments often travel from island to island as each person adds their expertise to produce the finished piece."
Gorgeous eclectic and ethnic textiles, quirky designs and gorgeous displays, Love Vintage is located on Market St, Clifden, Co. Galway. Selling vintage clothes & jewellery, also new clothes, jewellery, books, gifts and loads more!
"Life in Linen/Vivre en Lin was opened in the beautiful lakeside town of Hudson in Quebec in 2015 by Helen Salmen-Tremblay. Helen has run succesful stores in the UK for over 15 years prior to this and has over 15 years of experience in Textiles. Her love of elegant clothing led her to open Life in Linen so that she could provide hand-made, bespoke clothing for her customers. She sources only the highest quality linen and designs items that are both beautiful and functional."
"The Harbour View is the newest in a line of shops that have undergone many changes over the years! Beginning life as a humble cabinet in the Upland Goose Hotel, the shop and its team have grown from a small family business with a background is hospitality, to one of the largest and long standing businesses of the Falkland Islands."
Nomads create clothing with the individual woman in mind. For someone who sees life as a wonderful adventure. Soft, colourful, feminine clothes that are comfortable and flattering. Nomads also has a respect for people and nature, believing strongly in fair trade values and following ethical fashion guidelines."
Situated in this quiet village, Wild Thistle has been trading for 6 years. The owners Caroline and Alex moved to Braemar in 1992 and have run several successful businesses in the village. Since opening Wild Thistle they have worked hard making Wild Thistle a unique shop with high quality unusual gifts. When not at work they both can be found in the hills walking or cycling with their two dogs Poppy and Doug."
With over 100 years dedicated to retail on the island, Creasey’s is a vibrant, exciting department store with an offering for all the family. Dedicated to its customers, it is constantly evolving to provide for islander’s changing tastes, to excite them and surprise."
Jaadu is the Hindi word for magic and the shop is a selection of lovingly curated clothes, soft furnishing, homewares, accessories and jewellery. The essence of the shop is to bring together stylish, distinctive and beautifully made collections that are unusual and unique. Using natural fabrics, hand weaves and embroideries, the Jaadu own brand of clothes and jewellery is teamed with other labels sourced mainly from India and new, emerging young designers who are re-discovering the wonderful skills of their heritage. Exquisite khadi fabrics, jamdani, chikan, and shibori tie dyes are translated into modern, timeless garments and accessories that fit perfectly with the Jaadu customer profile; women of all ages with a sense of independence and elegance."
Lavange Limited was established in 1989. The company’s primary mission was to supply quality Architectural Ironmongery in solid brass to homeowners and the island’s furniture manufacturers. Over the years Lavange has become renown throughout the island for the quality and standard of products supplied not only to the homeowners but also the island’s contractors. Lavange is well known for their innovative designs of kitchen and bathroom cabinet knobs & handles. Today our designs and finishes vary significantly from stainless Steel Satin & Polished Chrome, Satin & Polished Nickle, Antique Brass & Bronze, Black Wrought Iron."
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