Oh I Do Love to Be Beside the Seaside!

To celebrate Kindness by Design moving home to Australia and my new place by the sea – I’ve put together this collection of cruelty-free and ecochic nautical niceness. Can you smell that salty air?

Crochet Sailboat Brooch by Lowie – I think this brooch made from organic cotton is simply darling!
The Wave Charcoal Crew Tee by Hendrick Boards – I adore the amazing animal welfare work (and clothes!) of the super triplets at Hendrick Boards. Check out the super cute cameo of William the pup in the top corner of this awesome tee
The Large Beach Tote by Hendrick Boards – This has to be one of the coolest beach totes around! Sporting the ever awesome William pup, this bag is made from 100% certified organic cotton canvas and USD$7 from each purchase goes towards helping shelter animals
Newport Blue Hemp Bracelet by Hendrick Boards – Top off your Orange County inspired ensemble with this unique bracelet with a portion of the proceeds going towards critters in need
Come Out of Your Seashell Belt from ModCloth – This funky and stylish seashell belt is made from vegan faux leather. For channeling your inner sea-nymph…
Waverly Nautical Stripe Slip-On Shoe by Dr. Scholl’s – This comfy vegan shoe with built in massaging gel looks perfect for a day out on the yacht
Marielle Skirt by Monki – This quirky skirt is sure to keep you anchored to fun on the ocean blue!
Staying in Ship Shape Sweater from ModCloth – Stay warm at the beach during those winter months with this cute sweater complete with an oceanic optical illusion to boot…and grab yourself some organic fairtrade hot chocolate while you’re at it!
Seas Riverwood Necklace by T_Design – What can I say about this stunning piece of unique handmade jewellery? The colours and organic shapes remind me of sky and sea – so fresh
Pair of Stuffed Shirt Stripey Ocean Pacific Yacht Caravan Cushion Covers by Leslie Works – These fantastic sea-faring cushions have been crafted from upcycled 2nd hand shirts!
Tidal Dock Maillot by Pez D’Or – Feel ship shape in this eye-catching one piece
Nautical Navy and White Striped Cotton Bag from Black – Plenty of room for a big bright beach towel, your sunscreen, book and munchables! Love the rope handles :o)
Wave Necklace by Emma Ware – This amazing wearable artwork has been handmade using reclaimed materials. It evokes images of flotsam and jetsam found by a lucky beachcomber. Gorgeous!
Annemarie Sailor Shorts by Ralph Lauren – These cotton shorts are extremely harbour-side chic! I really like the button detailing
Feel the Attraction Hemp Bracelet by The Salty Surfer – Each of these tribal vibe bracelets has been handmade and each one is different
Ready or Naut Flats from ModCloth – Loving these delightful dockside shoes
Nautical Cardigan by Lowie – This super sweet certified organic cotton cardigan has been handloomed in a small family factory. Pop it on and watch the Gene Kelly classic Anchors Away
Walrus Wearing Bowler Hat Brooch by Tall Rabbit – This dapper fellow would love to accompany you on your beach picnic. The walrus’ scientific name, Odobenus rosmarus, is Latin for “tooth-walking sea-horse”
Voyages Gold Leaf Cuff by Evocateur – This vintage-inspired piece has been crafted using centuries old artisan techniques. Feel like a treasure hunter from across the ocean deep. Here’s hoping Evocateur start sourcing only fairtrade and fairmined gold in the near future
Sea Blue Pippies Tea Towel by Elkhorn – Each lovely linen towel has been printed using water-based and solvent free paints
Walk Like a Crustacean Sandals from ModCloth – These vegan crab sandals are crazy cute! πŸ˜€
Drift Necklace by Oceanides – This sublime piece of jewellery was inspired by vastness of the ocean and the wonders that dwell beneath its waves
Thurlestone Nautical Wellington Boots by Hunter – Weather looking a bit dreary for your day by the sea? No problem! Slip on these sleek and stylish boots and you’re good to go!
Upcycled Shabby Beach Mason Jars and Plates by Sweet Meas – Beautiful decorative features for any self-respecting beach shack!
Twist Knot Earrings by Rachelle Celine – Now you can wear an elegant sailor’s knot in each ear
Urchin Greeting Cards by Two Birds Four Hands – These ocean life inspired greeting cards are printed on 100% recycled paper
Anchor Ring by Daisy Knights – This striking ring has been crafted from recycled sterling silver
Malindi Fisherman’s Pants by Bangili Jangili – These uber comfy pants have been created using an array of vintage East African rich cotton (Khanga)
Nautical Platform Sandals by Stella McCartney – Sail away to your happy place with these delicious vegan shoes!
Nautical Handbag Charm & Key Ring by Aspinal of London – A charming nod to life on the sea
Recycled Glass and Silver Hoop Earrings by Beaucoco – These enchanting earrings remind me of bottles washed ashore with a scrolled letter loving tucked inside. The glass for these earrings has been gathered from all over West Africa and individually reformed using clay moulds fired in an earth kiln
Seahorse Stainless Steel Drink Bottle by EarthLust Bottles – This 600ml bottle has been ethically manufactured in China and proceeds of each sale go toward helping environmental causes
Sea Shepherd Stainless Steel Drink Bottle by ECOtanka – Feel like a pirate with a heart of gold with this 800ml water bottle with 10% of profits going straight to the ocean charity Sea Shepherd
Peekaboo Dugong Brooch from the Australian Marine Conservation Society – Dugongs are the teddy bears of the sea. I adore them! Buy this sweet brooch and help them out!
Healing Water in Silver by October Anniversary – This exquisite piece of jewellery has been created using recycled sterling silver and 10% of the proceeds goes to Happy Hearts Fund, a non-profit foundation that helps children after natural disasters
Organic Cotton Whale Pillow by Cecil Clyde – Have a whale of a good time with this wondrous pillow!
St. Croix Sandals by olsenHaus – These 100% vegan beauties are just right for promenading down the boardwalk with the sea breeze in your hair
Crochet Sun Hat from People Tree – Last but not least when you’re outside enjoying the beach, a good sun hat is essential! This one has been woven from palm leaves under Fair Trade conditions in Ecuador

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