Green Friday is the perfect time to support local Irish businesses. Here are seven that we love
If you’re wondering where you should spend your coins this Green Friday, look no further. We have compiled a list of some of our favourite small Irish businesses below. If you’re not familiar with Green Friday, click here for a full breakdown of this rapidly growing modern tradition.
Human Collective is an award-winning sustainable clothing brand that will have a pop-up shop in Dublin’s St Stephens Green shopping centre this weekend (Friday 25 to Monday 28 November). With offers of up to 40% across their range of sweatshirts, hoodies and beanies in sizes XS to 5XL, there is something to suit everyone. With each sweatshirt that is purchased, €3 will be donated to three Irish charities, Sports Against Racism Ireland, LGBT Ireland and the Irish Youth Foundation. wearehumancollective.com.
Lil & Co Home
Lil & Co Home specialise in interiors and have a Green Friday offer of up to 15% off. From luxurious blankets to elegant tableware, the items from this store scream comfort. As well as that, the sisters who founded the company, Laura Gaffney and Ciara Doyle have curated a special Christmas selection for accessorising the home for the festive season. lilandcohome.com.
Green Angel Skincare
Handmade in Rathcoole, Co Dublin, Green Angel skincare combines Irish seaweed and pure essential oils into products that aim to deeply nourish the skin. Their Green Friday luxury gift set worth €112 has been reduced to €59. Inside you will find best-sellers such as their Cleansing Lotion, Collagen Face Cream and Pro-Collagen Serum. The perfect gift for the skincare lover in your life. greenangel.com.
Luxury sleepwear brand ZZZANA is offering 10% off sitewide and free shipping on all orders for a Green Friday exclusive offer. The range is made from 100% organic bamboo, with sizes ranging from UK 8 to 22. They are also offering a second Green Friday exclusive on their best selling ‘Cruz’ and ‘Carmencita’ print sets. The entire bundle, including a button up pyjama set, luxury robe, eye mask and scunchie will be reduced from €248 to €200. zzzana.com.
Though they may not have any Green Friday deals this year, these affordable Irish designers are perfect for Kris Kindle gifts.
Jam Art Prints
Set up in 2011 by brothers Mark and John, Jam Art Prints gives Irish based designers a platform to sell their work. Their studio is based in The Liberties in Dublin City where you can view a wide range of unique prints from artists around the country. Available in a variety of mediums to suit your budget, this Irish business is a great one for stocking fillers. jamartprints.com
Created by hilarious designer Fintan Wall, the site has lots of ideas for a great Kris Kindle gift. From ‘punny’ pins to quirky sweatshirts, Wall Hello offers a range of products that are budget-friendly and Irish-made. The designs are simple, using classic Irish slang and meme references to tickle your funny bone. wallhello.ie.
All things quirky, creative and fun are on offer at Honey Drip. Specialising in tote bags, this online store combines pop culture and fashion that make for a statement accessory honeydrip.shop.