Inner tube wash bag £19.50 Made from old tyre inner tubes this is recycling at its most ingenious. The bag closes with a zip. This simple, unisex bag is a great travel accessory for anyone. Any markings or imperfections in the rubber have been earned through its life on the road. Each bag is unique. 24cm x 8cm x 20cm.
Fairly traded leather wallets £16.50
These are the perfect leather wallets; lots of space for credit cards and notes as well as an integrated coin purse and room for photos and all the other bits of plastic we carry these days. They fold up into a compact size to fit neatly in your pocket or bag. The leather is beautifully soft and tactile and has neatly stitched detailing. 11cm x 9cm when closed. Available in black and dark brown.
Dominoes set £15
Made using seesham wood inlaid with brass, this lovely dominoes set is a classic. The box has a hinged lid and even the dominoes themselves are hand-inlaid with brass. And with classic games making a comeback, why not get the whole family playing! This is also a good gift for grandparents. 20cm x 8cm x 5cm. A travel chess set and mixed wood backgammon set are also available – hi res images are available from www.fairwindonline.com.
Notes for editors
This innovative company is owned and run by Teresa Owen and Martin Abel who are passionate about fair trade and providing affordable, quality fair trade gifts and accessories from around the world. In addition to their thriving online business they have a shop in Crouch End, London.
In 2007, Fairwind was shortlisted for an Observer Ethical Award and is a member of the British Association for Fair Trade Shops (BAFTS) visit www.bafts.org.uk for more information.
Fairwind sells gifts, home products, jewellery, childrens toys & clothing, bags, cushions, candles and garden accessories. To see Fairwinds full range, or for further information, visit www.fairwindonline.com or phone 020 8374 6254.High-resolution images of all products are available and in many cases also cut-out images. To view and download from Fairwind’s entire catalogue of images please go to http://www.fairwindonline.com/resources.asp.
Fairwind has celebrity endorsement from Tamzin Outhwaite, Sheridan Smith, Katie Melua and Beverley Knight:
Fair trade makes a big difference to the lives of millions of people in the developing world, not just in farming but in the handicrafts and gifts industries too. Fairwind has an amazing range of ethical gifts from all over the world, combining modern design with traditional skills. Their gifts are all beautifully made and reasonably priced, so I will certainly be doing my Christmas shopping with them again this year.- Tamzin Outhwaite