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It’s a ‘support a small business’ kind of Christmas

We can’t believe it’s December already!

The year has flown by, but despite it being another tough one for many people and businesses, we’re thankful there have been many highlights and successes for Allia and the small businesses we support.

We’re sure you’re well on your way with your festive shopping, but we’re here to give you a helping hand and to showcase some of our wonderful current and past ventures in this years’ ethical gift guide.

We are passionate about the work we do and proud to support so many amazing small businesses and start-ups that work to create positive impact for people, place and planet.

FOR THE FASHIONISTAS

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Aequem

Dress head to toe in stylish fashion from over 80 brands that are both environmentally and socially sustainable

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BEEN London

Beautiful bags made from recycled materials, including a vegan range

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Catch Rhys

Independent jewellery brand with a focus jewellery that’s honestly priced, fairly marketed and ethically sourced

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Dragana Perisic

Quality handmade womenswear and accessories that are made to last

FOR THE FOODIES

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Harry Specters

Providing employment and free training for young people with autism, enabling them to make award-winning chocolates and gain confidence, hope and experience.

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NEMI teas

An ethical tea company providing employment to refugees

FOR THE BODY BEAUTIFUL

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NuNude

Community brand, that promotes diversity, inclusivity and body positivity through skin matching underwear & shapewear

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Circla

Carefully selected collection of beauty care products, consciously chosen to be as kind to the planet as they are to your body

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In Your Dreams

Unique trend-based festival beauty accessories & digital beauty workshops

FOR THE CYCLIST

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Flit Bike

Designed electric. Designed beautiful. Designed for you. We build folding ebikes that are made for the streets.

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Hindsight

Change the way the world cycles with rear-vision cycling glasses with patent pending fully integrated rear-view
mirrors

FOR THE ‘I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I WANTERS’

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On Friendship and Chairs

Beautiful vintage furniture, homeware & gifts

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Roses & Cushions

Ranges of beautiful flower bouquets, plants, cards and gifts

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Wearth London

An online marketplace full of eco and sustainable gifts

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Cassava Republic Press

Brilliant books by published by Black & African authors

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GoodFind

Check out GoodFind’s gift guide packed with special & unique Christmas gifts that are sustainable, ethical, & overall fabulous!

SUPPORT A SMALL BUSINESS THIS CHRISTMAS

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The Feltie Bee

Hand-stitched felt animals, garlands, twiggys and so much more. All items can be personalised and 60 colours to choose from

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New Beginnings Birth Co.

Providing a range of services to expectant women & partners on their exciting journey to parenthood. Plus a small shop where you can purchase handmade clay gift tags & handmade cotton umbilical cord ties

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OMG Accessories

Shop a luxury range of bags, designer sunglasses, jewellery & more

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The Bread Pan

Artisanal food in Graze Boxes, Graze Platters, Graze Tables as well as Himalayan salt blocks

Wishing you all season’s greetings, and warm wishes for the new year.

From all of us at Allia

Our programmes in Cambridge and Peterborough are part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Find out more about our programmes here.