11 Local Businesses We’re Championing This Green Friday
In the spirit of turning Black Friday green, we have curated a list of 11 local businesses from around the country who we are championing this weekend. Some are celebrating #ShopLocal and #ClickLocal with a special Green Friday offer.
We’re proud to share their stories and hope we inspire everyone to choose better. Making small changes to our shopping habits in store and online will make a difference to help our local businesses, towns and communities thrive in the months ahead.
Stay tuned to our social media where we’ll be sharing more across the coming weeks in the run-up to Christmas.
Soul Purpose creates motivational & bespoke prints for all occasions. Each saying is thoughtfully curated in Cork by Founder Kevina with self-care, motivation and loved ones in mind. These prints make the perfect gift for someone special this Christmas and are ideal stocking fillers, teacher and Secret Santa gifts all under €10. Your delivery is wrapped with care with a beautiful support local thank you message from the founder.
Shop Soul Purpose on Etsy here
Bamboo Baby is Ireland’s first and only dedicated retailer of bamboo baby clothing and are a family-owned Irish business. Each piece is designed in Ireland with bamboo being super sustainable – 1 acre of bamboo will produce 10 times more than 1 acre of cotton which is one of the most common crops used to produce baby clothing today. The collection of clothes are breathable and super soft, making them ideal for babies with sensitive skin.
Green Friday & Cyber Monday Offer: 20% OFF all products including multi-packs and gift bundles.
Dublin Herbalists, the Naturally Kind Skincare company, is based in South Tipperary in the rural village of Mullinahone. All of their skincare is created & blended by hand in Ireland and their packaging is kind to the earth. With gorgeous products for the face, body, baby, bathroom and an array of gifting items, this Green Friday is your chance to stock up on their lovely products or try some new ones you may have had your eye on!
Green Friday & Cyber Monday Offer: 20% off everything from 24th- 28th November 2022.
Choice Boutique is an Irish ladieswear boutique providing that personal shopping edge. With eight retail stores around Ireland in Sandycove,
Stillorgan, Sutton, Castleknock, Kilkenny, Clonmel, Ballina and Sligo along with their website where we sell internationally. Choice Boutique is owned by FashionHSE a 4th generation family-run business at the forefront of the Irish fashion industry since 1933.
Green Friday & Cyber Monday Offer: Up to 60% OFF Irish designed brands
The Suss Edit
The SUSS Edit is a sustainable luxury clothing company specializing in providing beautiful basics that will help you create the perfect capsule wardrobe collection. Each item is designed in Ireland and made with partner suppliers in Portugal, all from sustainable materials.
The SUSS Edit believes in buying better and buying less. That’s why they have created high quality pieces that are designed to last. When you invest in quality pieces, they will stay in your wardrobe forever and you will always love wearing things that brought you so much joy to buy.
Winner of the Champion Green €50,000 Retail Competition supported by Champion Green partners and in association with Aviva Life & Pensions, The Kind has opened their new pop up store at Blackrock Village Shopping Centre in Dublin. An Irish business and founded by Sheelin Conlon, The Kind is an independent lifestyle brand that curates beautifully crafted, sustainable and ethically made products, that are kind to your mind, your body and kind to the planet. Every product they sell has the aim of making the customer feel good, knowing that they’re also doing good by making a positive impact on the planet too.
Founders, Sacha Cahill and Dan Nugent, did not want to look like cyborgs. But neither did they want to put up with the headaches and insomnia caused by long hours at work spent staring at computer screens. Problem was, the only computer glasses available at the time were those weird post-apocalyptic orange-tinted monstrosities. So they decided to make their own. And Ambr Eyewear was founded in the kitchen of their house in Dublin, Ireland. Winner’s of the 2021 Champion Green €50,000 Retail Opportunity and recently also newly-stocked online with Kilkenny Design, Ambr Eyewear
Green Friday Offer: 2 For 1 Glasses
Wild Bird Studio
Alison is an Irish stained glass artist based in Dublin. Her designs are contemporary and range across bespoke panels, geometric terrariums, Victorian botanical frames, and more. Every year, Alison chooses a charity to donate a portion of sales from Green Friday weekend and Cyber Monday. This year, she has chosen Amnesty International Ireland on behalf of the women of Iran. 10% of all Wild Bird Studio sales will be donated.
Lough Ree Distillery
Lough Ree Distillery is a family-owned Irish Distillery, home of award-winning Sling Shot Gin, Zesty Citrus Vodka, Aiteal Gin, The Bridge Whiskey and Bart’s Whiskey.
Green Friday & Cyber Monday Offer: 15% OFF all purchases online with code GREEN15 until midnight Monday. Age 18 and over, drink responsibly. Order online for collection or delivery.
Styled By: Sarah Rickard
Styled By: Sarah Rickard is a multi-brand online fashion boutique and personal styling service founded by Irish stylist Sarah Rickard.
With two decades of experience in the fashion industry as a fashion stylist, creative director, buyer and personal shopper Sarah felt there was a need for a different kind of retail experience; one that uses social media as it’s shop window and gives the customer the option for a bespoke one to one styling experience in Sarah’s Styled By: Studio. Styled By: Sarah stocks brands that are feminine and elegant with a focus on being wearable and practical for our busy lifestyles and also hosts seasonal fashion events and pop ups.
Founded by Nicola Connolly, Irish wellness & lifestyle brand Nunaïa means ’Soul Tribe’ and this vision inspires everything from the communities where raw materials are sourced in the Peruvian Andes and Amazon Rainforest. Guided by nature, Nunaïa believes that nothing and no one should suffer from what you put on your skin, so naturally environmental impact is a critical part of the brand’s DNA. Nunaïa strives to create more sustainable business practices every day right across their supply chain from the planting and harvesting of raw materials, product design and life-cycle right through to company culture and beyond.
Green Friday Offer: 20% OFF everything with code GRATITUDE20