What's in a name?

I'll be honest, the naming part of my business was - for me - pretty straightforward. All it needed was an ampersand (and who doesn't love an ampersand?) between the Harriet (my first name) and Rose (you guessed it, my middle name), and that was that. 

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Ethical shopping and charitable giving

So when I started Harriet and Rose, I always had some fairly vague notions about 'giving back' and shopping ethically. Of course, I'm not alone in terms of thinking of the environment and wouldn't ever claim to be.

Candidly, I'd never really been someone who thought much about their impact. I know, I know, there are no excuses. But since moving to Jersey, you can't ignore what washes up on a daily basis. I was recently on holiday, and what should have been a paradise Island was littered with man-made detritus: from lost flip flops, to empty bottles and discarded nets.

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