5 Gorgeous Yorkshire Independent Retailers

Hello! I'm just popping in to share some light-hearted happiness with you all in the form of 5 gorgeous Yorkshire Independent retailers.

We all face such a tough time over the next few weeks and months to fight this nasty COVID-19 virus that has sprung into our lives and none more in the economy than small businesses who will take a huge hit as our country locks down. As a micro business myself, I am well aware of the challenges we face as business owners in these uncertain times so I thought it would be nice pop a little post together and share 5 of my favourite Yorkshire stores with you - who you can support online until their charming bricks and mortar stores reopen!

These wonderful eco-aware shops offer a range of products from gorgeous scandi childrenswear to ranges of seeds, pulses and nuts! And just like Plewsy, they are Yorkshire and proud.

1. Acorn & Pip

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A concept store offering the best sustainable, organic and design-led clothes, toys and nursery products for the coolest babies! Truly independently owned and operated in Slaithwaite.

2. Bias Harrogate

Bias-Harrogate-Independent-Retailer-Plewsy

Harrogate's gorgeous designer Scandinavian inspired store can be found at 17 Cold Bath Road. Founded in 2016 by Sally, Bias has a beautiful collection of womenswear, menswear and homewares.

3. Small Stuff

Small Stuff  |  Eco-conscious childrenswear |  Plewsy

A design-led, ethical and eco-friendly children's store based in Sheffield. By hand picking all of the products and working closely with small independent suppliers from around the world, Small Stuff can guarantee everyone is paid fairly and well and each product is made with love, is sustainable and with less planet polluting processes.

4. Fair Trader

Fair-Trader  |  Holmfirth Cooperative  |  Plewsy

Established in 2009, Fair Trader is a volunteer-run co-operative in beautiful Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. We aim to reduce world poverty by promoting fair and ethical trading.

5. Earth Unwrapped

Earth Unwrapped  |  Zero Waste Store  |  Plewsu

Northallerton's Zero Waste Shop. Bring your own containers for refills ditch pointless plastic & minimise waste to save our planet. Founded in 2019 this beautiful shop has been so well received in our hometown.

Enjoy!

Plewsy x

1 comment

  • I miss Yorkshire! My annual visit was cancelled this year because of Covid-19 – British Carft Trade Fair is postponed until 2021. So I didn’t get my fill of Harrogate or my trips to Leeds. Was planning to go the the Hepworth and Yorkshire Sculpture Park too. Will have to wait until next year! It’s national letter writing month and I’m following the write_on campaign and write and send 30 letters in 30 days. I’m trying to decide who will be the lucky recipient of my Plewsy ‘Ey Up’ card. Will have to order some more. Check it out https://www.milomade.co.uk/journal/2020/03/write_on/

    Evie

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