Seasalt designs and sells beautiful quality products inspired by the brand’s home in Cornwall. Founded on principles that support the wellbeing of people and the planet, the label uses carefully sourced materials including organic cotton, was the first fashion company to get the Soil Association GOTS certification in 2005, ensures ethical trading and makes sustainable clothing designed to last season after season. The company also swapped plastic packaging for paper, takes huge steps to reduce carbon emissions and regularly gives back through staff volunteering initiatives and fundraising for local charities.
Born & Bred
Born & Bred has a simple ethos to not only help artists thrive, but to support local, trade fairly and look after the planet by working with artists, manufacturers and suppliers to reduce the materials used in the production, packing and shipping process. Their store on Ann Street sells prints, mugs, cards, clothing, accessories and homeware made local makers, some of whom you can see working in-store.
4good Oxfam Store - CastleCourt
4good in CastleCourt is one of Oxfam Ireland’s newest stores, focusing on fighting climate change and ending poverty. The store is packed full of pre-loved and vintage clothing for both men and women. By shopping second hand you can positively contribute to the decrease in world textile demand, ultimately reducing waste, while contributing financially to a good cause.
Old Time Favourites
Looking for vegan treats? Old Time Favourites has a range of vegetarian and vegan-friendly confectionary among their massive collection of timeless candies. This traditional sweet shop dating back to 1905 also supports local artisan food producers. Find it in the Smithfield Area behind CastleCourt.
Victoria Square Stores
Craft NI Gallery
Shop for pottery, jewellery, textiles and handmade products in the Craft NI Gallery space on Royal Avenue. Craft NI promotes the craft sector across Northern Ireland, and by buying from local makers you can boost the local economy, reduce the impact associated with mass production and support artists’ livelihoods.
UNIQUE Art and Design Shop
Find art, photography, jewellery and ceramics made by Ulster University art students in UNIQUE Art and Design Shop. Shopping at this bespoke store supports local artists and students, providing opportunities for them to develop as entrepreneurs.