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Love is in the air with The Big Issue Shop’s Valentine’s Day gifts

Let us be your cupid with a collection of gifts with a social echo from The Big Issue Shop

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Ditch the local garage flowers, step away from the overpriced chocolates! The Big Issue Shop has you covered with our Valentine’s Day collection. Whether it’s for him, for her, or just for a friend – our handpicked selection of gifts, homewares and clothes all come with a social echo, meaning each gift helps someone less advantaged somewhere across the world.

For Him

Wear your heart on your sleeve (or your chest) with Hopeful Traders! The brand collaborates with individuals who been affected by homelessness or mental illness.

Each hand cut design is screen printed in London on 100% combed organic cotton. This design from artist Brandon supports The Pillon Trust with every sale.

For Her

House Of Gharats brings together style, substance and sustainability to break the cycle of poverty.

Each 100% silk twill scarf or neckerchief is designed with an appreciation for tradition, but with creativity and a love for beauty.

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21% of the profits from each purchase go to Food for Life Vrindavan, a programme that educates and empowers girls and women

For your pal

This wild fig and grape scented candle from ARTHOUSE Unlimited is sure to get you some friend points this Valentine’s Day.

Each piece from ARTHOUSE features the design of someone living with complex epilepsy, learning and physical difficulties. Handmade in the UK with no animal or paraffin-derived ingredients.

Order before Monday for Valentine’s Day delivery.

See the Valentine’s Day collection at The Big Issue Shop 

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