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Lisa Jean Photography Ft. Milla Magee

Lisa Jean Photography Ft. Milla Magee

The wonderful Lisa Jean Photography and Milla Magee came to visit us in our store the other day to shoot some of the new hemp pieces. We love what they came up with!

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The Future of Fashion: Hemp Clothing

The Future of Fashion: Hemp Clothing

Until the 1920s 80% of our clothing was made from hemp textiles. Today, synthetic fibres such as polyester and cotton make up the majority of what we wear. The industrial revolution led to the exponential use of cotton in the modern world textile industry and the hemp crop became forgotten. However, hemp is slowly making a comeback as its benefits and ability to save the textile industry are becoming common knowledge.  WHAT IS IT? The hemp plant is a variety of the cannabis sativa but the lack of THC makes it unusable as a recreational product. The fibre found in...

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The Circular Economy: A Solution Or A Fantasy?

The Circular Economy: A Solution Or A Fantasy?

The rise in the issue of a climate emergency has got everyone thinking about changing their individual lifestyle to become more sustainable. Globalisation is ever increasing, however, and to solve this global problem we need a global solution. Transforming our world into a circular economy is one of these ideas. Our current economic system is based almost entirely on consumption. We are constantly creating new things and expanding the world’s markets. This is taking up a lot of resources and is something the circular economy theory focuses on fixing. The circular economy is presented as a method of using resources...

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Evie Johnstone Visits Sand&Palm

Evie Johnstone Visits Sand&Palm

Last week we had the pleasure of a visit by photographer and stylist Evie Johnstone. She took a few snaps of our founder and designer Vicki Jones at work in the studio and our brand new shop in Newquay. Vicki’s design process begins at the mood board. She then moves into a sketch book, playing with ideas, drawings, designs, prints, patterns and techniques. Final designs are then exposed onto silk screens and printed onto Econyl lycra (made from regenerated ocean plastic) ready for production into garments. All sand&palm garments are manufactured in the studio in Newquay, which is situated just...

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Shop Launch Photos And Video!

Shop Launch Photos And Video!

sand&palm Shop Opening Party from sand&palm on Vimeo.   It literally has been a dream of mine to open a little shop and on Thursday night this dream came true!! We got hold of this cute little space in April and after months of hard work and graft transformed it into small but perfectly formed little beachy paradise. Thursday evening 6-9pm we opened our doors and were finally able to share it with you all!! My heart just fills with joy looking at all these photos, and how many of you came to have a look, show your support and...

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