Every Friday in December and the first in January, fashion designers in Las Palmas Gran Canaria throw open their workshops and/or create events so that part of their sales go to charity; and because The Three Kings on the 6th January is the traditional day for present giving in Spain, it's the perfect way to pick up some great New Year's bargains whilst supporting a charity too!
I discover designer Argelia from PersonalClothink at the Fashioneta Caravan Market, where although busily selling her sweats and tees, she gives me a couple of minutes to run through her brand. 'These are no normal tees,' she says, 'they are toxic free.' They are OEKO-TEX Standard 100, made with sustainability criteria (GOTS: Global Organic Textile Standard) and fair for textile workers (FAIR WEAR FOUNDATION).
The quality, design and feel of the tee are special. The material is so soft. It's seriously the best organic tee I've seen for a while. Add the great graphics and you know why they're selling fast! I ask her if she is planning to add some more styles to her collection? She answers that she's planning on a dress, but not until summer...OOH BIG WAIT!