Month: October 2014



THE number 1, amongst the organic and Fair Trade soaps in America is now also conquering many spots in lots of bathrooms in Amsterdam. Yes! The Charlie + Mary concept store in the Pijp is now hosting a ‘Dr. Bronner’s magic soap pop-up shop’. This pop-up shop in Amsterdam introduces Dr. bronner and it’s amazing magic soap on the Dutch market!

The magic of Dr. Bronner’s soap is in the combination of it’s quality, healthiness for your skin, affordability, durability and versatility. Dr. Bronner ‘s magic soap is made from 100% organic ingredients, is fair trade certified and pretty versatile with 18 applications in just one bottle!
You can use the magic soap for your body, to brush your teeth, wash your fruit and vegetables, to clean your bathroom and kitchen, to wash your clothes and even wash your pets. Dr. Bronner ‘s magic soap comes in eight different varieties; from unscented baby mild to refreshing peppermint and healing tea tree.

For the packaging, Dr. Bronner uses 100% post-consumer recycled cylinder bottles and paper labels. The soap is completely biodegradable and made with certified Fair Trade and organic ingredients from India, Ghana, Palestine, Israel, and Sri Lanka.
The dramatic texts on the eclectic packages come from the mind of Dr. Emmanuel Bronner, a third generation master soap maker who saw it as his personal mission to unite humanity. He wanted to protect humanity against hatred and war.

The magic soap pop-up shop is open until mid November. The entire product range of Dr. bronner is available here. (In addition to the magic soap this range also includes organic and fair trade certified body balm, lip balm, body lotion and the newly launched shikakai soap). Dr. Bronner ‘s is available nationwide via and soon in other concept stores in the Netherlands and Belgium.


Zandra Rhodes’ iconic designs and eclectic style are legendary. We are thrilled that People Tree launched the ‘Happy Woman’ collaboration, an Autumn-Winter 2014 capsule collection, showcasing Zandra Rhodes previously archived graduation prints from the 1960’s.

Each item is made in People Tree Fair Trade 100% certified organic cotton, from Agrocel, a People Tree partner for over 10 years, based in Gujarat, India. Agrocel supports over 40,000 organic and Fairtrade farmers in India.

This year Zandra was made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, one of the highest honours that can be bestowed in the UK. Zandra Rhodes is a truly inspiring woman whose vibrant character continues to influence fashion and the arts.

Shop the collection HERE