A Guide To Buying Sustainable Clothes On A Budget

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A Guide To Buying Sustainable Clothes On A Budget
Our world is in the midst of a climate crisis the like of which humanity has never seen before. Our addiction to consumerism and growth continues to fuel a demand for excess in all industries. By some estimates, the fashion industry is the second most polluting in the world. Not only is fashion, especially fast fashion, responsible for an ecological catastrophe but also for human rights abuses across the world.

4 sustainable trends for 2020

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4 sustainable trends for 2020

Last year was classified as the "year of awakening", with all kinds of consumers demanding transparency and responsibility from fashion brands. Additionally, there has been an explosion of second-hand purchases, along with the rejection of single-use plastics, paving the way for the subsequent years of change in this industry.


So let's talk about some trends that are key to sustainable fashion in Ireland.

Lens colour, Does it matter?

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Lens colour, Does it matter?
The age-old question? Does the lens colour matter? Well hell YES it does!

Do I really need sunglasses in Ireland?

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Do I really need sunglasses in Ireland?

The Ultraviolet rays of the sun are deadly little blighters. Not only can they penetrate our skin and make an unrighteous mess of it, they can also fry the cells right off of our poor little eyes, burning their life away. Long-term exposure to UV light can really do some damage, increasing the risk of cataracts, corneal damage, and age-related macular degeneration, ultimately leading to blindness.

 

Nowhere, I repeat, nowhere, is this more of a problem than in the super sunny paradise of fun and adventure, otherwise known as Ireland.

The PE Plastic we use in our Crann Sunnies?

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The PE Plastic we use in our Crann Sunnies?
Did you know we use on recycled PE plastic on all our sunnies?

The Stainless Steel We Use For Our Sunnies

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The Stainless Steel We Use For Our Sunnies

Did you know we using only recycled Stainless Steel to make our Sunnies? 

How To Find My Face Shape?

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How To Find My Face Shape?
This is a question that gets asked a lot when it comes to buying sunnies or glasses online or even when it comes to getting a hair cut! We wanted to explain in easy English how you can do this?
ALL YOU NEED IS A MIRROR! Yes, that could be your phone in selfie mode! 
So let's get started. Stand at a mirror or turn on selfie mode and pull back your hair (if you have any for the men reading this) and look at your face and follow these steps and take note. 

    10 Valentine's Day Gift for Him Guide

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    10 Valentine's Day Gift for Him Guide
    Valentine's day has always been known as the holiday of love, but picking out a gift for your other half can be a stressful task that many go through each year. With the celebration just around the corner, we have made picking out the perfect gift easier than ever. Let's take a look at our cherry-picked list of ideal valentine's day gift guide for him.

    10 Valentine's day gifts for her guide

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    10 Valentine's day gifts for her guide
    Welcome to our Valentines day gifts for her guide, here we will provide you with ten products that will most likely take her breath away on Valentine's day!

    Recycled Wooden Sunglasses? How do we do it?

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    Recycled Wooden Sunglasses? How do we do it?
    At Crann, we get asked a lot about why we are different and how we make our sunglasses from recycled materials, here is 3 infographics on what our process looks like check it out. 

    How To Clean Wood Sunglasses

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    How To Clean Wood Sunglasses

    How to clean my wood glasses on-the-go

    1. Rinse your glasses under warm water, our wooden eyewear is water-resistant.

    2. Gently wipe dry using a clean microfiber or lint free cloth.

    3. If no cloth is available, use a shirt sleeve or soft fabric rather than napkin or paper towel which may scratch the lens.

    4. Air dry for 15 minutes.

    Cleaning My Wood Watch

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    Cleaning My Wood Watch

    I get asked a lot about how to best maintain and clean your new watch so here it is a short guide on how to do this. 

    There are a few things that you should do to make sure that it ages to perfection.  There are easy things that you can do, and doing this once a year should really be plenty. This is for everyone who has a wood watch, not just one of ours!  

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