Velvet Heartbeat Curated
Brands we stock
Agnes & Me
Gorgeous natural skincare using only the best plant-based ingredients in small batches in a bush-clad setting in Titirangi, Auckland. All their products are: certified Buy NZ Made, cruelty-free, eco-friendly (they use glass and aluminium jars and compostable packaging for posting), toxin-free (of course), affordable (quality shouldn’t cost the earth). Created by Deirdre - a former nurse (with a background in quality).
Shop our collab lip balm here
learn more at agnesandme.co.nz
Hemp Clothing Australia
As well as working with sustainable hemp fibres, Hemp Clothing Australia is more than just a product; they value and respect all the people throughout their supply chain ensuring all manufacturers operate safe and comfortable working conditions, enforce a strict no child-labour policy, ensure reasonable working hours, pay at or above award wages and paid overtime.
Shop hemp socks here
learn more at hempclothingaustralia.com
Mimi & August
This sweet Montreal based brand values attention to small details and fair production, working with small factories that enable economic development and sustainable job creation. They inspect each factory in person to make sure the employees work decent hours, that they are paid fair wages and that there is no child labor.
Shop our curated range of accessories here
learn more at mimiandaugust.com
Reca is a 100% New Zealand owned business, and their own range is designed and handcrafted in New Zealand. Reca trains and works with former refugees to make the pieces. So when you purchase a Reca piece, you know that you're helping women build a better future for themselves.
Shop our curated range of Reca jewellery here
learn more at reca.co.nz
Our sister brand and brain-child of Hemma Vara of The Good Trend and Velvet Heartbeat founder Suzie! Giving remnant, scrap and vintage fabrics a second life as beautiful hair accessories to help reduce textile waste with style, and provide an ethical alternative to fast fashion accessories.
Shop Seconde Vie here
website coming soon
Francesca is a freelance designer and illustrator from Auckland, New Zealand who started her craft as Visual Lockup creating custom hand painted designs on recycled denim clothing. When we got our hands on some organic denim remnants we knew Francesca was the perfect choice to bring some extra beauty to the project
Shop our collab range here
learn more at visuallockup.com