AUBSU's favourite conscious shops

 

Our favourite small or conscious businesses

Now more than ever, small businesses need our support! In the run up to the holidays, try and think consciously about what you're supporting with your money. If you're unsure where to start, try some of these:

 

Businesses & Stores

Studio Zipcode

https://www.studiozipcode.co.uk/

 

Almond&Co

A zero-waste store in Westbourne. As well as food, they stock gifts and zero-waste products. You can even order a vegan 

@almondandco.bournemouth

 

Shop Local Collective

Run by AUB alumni, Caitlin, this store hosts a range of local artists' products, from macrame to jewellery. Find them in Wimbourne! 

@shop_local_collective/

 

Coming Soon... Pen Gallery

New to Poole and opening soon, Pen Gallery supports local creatives and has a varied store, and its profits all go back into their gallery space.

@pengallerystore

 

Art & Prints

For cards, arts, prints and more, why not buy from your pals? Or check out #aubmakers to browse AUB artwork! If you need some help getting started, here are some artists we love: 

 

Katie Brookes (prints, tote bags & cards)

https://www.katiebrookesdesign.co.uk/

@katiebrookesillustration

 

May Summers-Perkins (prints, cards & teatowels)

https://www.maysummersperkins.co.uk/

@maysummersperkins

 

Lorna Clark (cards, prints & mugs)

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/lornaclarkart

@lornaclarkart

 

Makers

Don't limit yourself to art prints! Check out these creative makers too:

Charlotte Miller (ceramics) 

@Charlottemillerceramics

 

The Scent of Adventures (soaps and bodycare)

www.scentsofadventures.co.uk/

 

Dot To Sand (jewellery and coasters - all profits go to charity!)

@Dot.to.sand 

 

EDP Pottery (ceramic jewellery, homeware & face pots)

@edp.pottery

 

A Spoonful of Resin (resin art, jewellery and keepsakes)

@a.spoonful.of.Resin

 

Gmmrs (knitwear)  

@Gmmrs

 

Happy shopping! If you know anymore great sustainable small businesses, let @aubsu_green know!

(Photo credits: to their Instagrams!)