Summer Favourites at the Hamlin Shop

January 17, 2022

Summer Favourites at the Hamlin Shop

Whether you're lounging on the beach, getting active or enjoying some down time, the Hamlin Shop has your summer plans covered with a range of ethical and fairtrade products.

We've picked out six of our summer favourites from the Hamlin Shop to help enhance your summer style.

Sports Singlet

Getting active this summer? Show your support for Hamlin's extensive work caring for Ethiopian women while you get active this summer! The Hamlin Shop's Sports Singlet is made from breathable materials, and is perfect for hikes, marathons, kayaking trips, yoga or your usual gym session. 

The Hamlin Sports Singlet is available in 10 different sizes. Get yours here! 

Looking to make a difference while you're getting active this summer? Get involved with Hamlin's Walk for Ethiopian Mothers!

Beach Towels

These drop-dead gorgeous beach towels are a burst of colour on a summer's day. The Handwoven Abay Beach Towel and the Handwoven Kalam Rainbow Beach Towel are made from thick, hand-spun Ethiopian cotton - which means it's soft and dries quickly!

Feeling versatile? Switch up your home decor and use the Abay or Kalam towel as a light throw over the arm of your sofa!

The Handwoven Abay Beach Towel in available in Tangerine, Sunflower, and Blush. Explore our colourful range of towels here.

Raya Tablecloth

Summer means alfresco dining and relaxed, balmy evenings. Get together with friends and switch up your dining scene with the beautiful, ethically handwoven Raya Tablecloth.

Each tablecloth was dyed using organic dyes and woven on a traditional loom by Ethiopian artisans.

Available in Tangerine and Yellow, the Raya Tablecloth can be purchased here.

You can pair your beautiful Raya Tablecloth with these colourful placemats from Eswatini. 

Healing Lives

Whether you're lounging by the pool, hanging out in the park or relaxing at home, a good book is the ultimate summer accessory. Healing Lives tells the incredible story of how a decades-long friendship transformed the lives of thousands of women.

Written by acclaimed journalist Sue Williams, Healing Lives traces the unlikely friendship of Dr Catherine Hamlin and Mamitu Gashe. A truly inspiring story, Healing Lives is a must-read.

Get your copy of Healing Lives from the Hamlin Shop today.

Salad Servers


With fresh fruit and vegetables in season, summer is the best time to enjoy salads. The Hamlin Shop's Salad Servers are a fantastic addition to your kitchen this summer.

Hand-carved from olive wood and blackwood, these wonderful Salad Servers provide employment for Kenyan artisans, in addition to supporting obstetric fistula patients at Hamlin's fistula hospitals.

Shop the Hamlin Shop's collection of kitchenware here.

Handwoven Linen Telba Shawl

Look chic and keep cool in humid weather with gorgeous Handwoven Linen Telba Shawl. Handwoven in Ethiopia by artisans using a traditional loom, this beautiful shawl will quickly become a wardrobe staple. 

The Handwoven Linen Telba Shawl is a firm favourite at the Hamlin Shop and is available in five colourways: Rose, White, Bronze, Ice Blue and Charcoal.

Get your Handwoven Linen Telba Shawl here.

Hooded Baby Towel

Bundle up your bub with the adorable and practical Hooded Baby Towel. Woven from handspun thick Ethiopian cotton, our baby towels are soft and cosy. 

The Hooded Baby Towel is available with Blue or Yellow stripes and is perfect for wrapping up toddlers after the beach or bath time.

You can buy a Hooded Baby Towel here.

Langano Beach Tunic

The quintessential summer tunic, the Langano Beach Tunic can be worn as a beach kaftan, resort dress, or a tunic top. The Langano Beach Tunic is available in Grey and Lemon colourways.

Made from fine Ethiopian cotton that is handwoven on a traditional loom and finished with beautifully tied fringes, the lightweight Langano Beach Tunic can be worn all summer long.

Click here to browse the Hamlin Shop's Fashion collection for summer wardrobe staples - including the Langano Beach Tunic.

 

Whether you're enjoying the outdoors or relaxing at home, the Hamlin Shop has the summer favourites to brighten up your day. Proceeds from your Hamlin Shop purchase support Hamlin's work to eradicate fistula. Click here to view the Hamlin Shop's entire collection.