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Best Snowboard Gifts and Accessories 2020-2021 | Our pick of everything from the best balaclavas to water bottles

Whether you're looking for a new face mask, beanie or hoodie, we've listed our favourite snowboard accessories and gifts ideas for this season

After you’ve spent a fortune investing in a new snowboard and a pair of new bindings, as well as a new snowboard jacket and a pair of snowboard pants to go with it, you might feel satisfied and happy with your new set up for the season. But then there comes a time when you feel like your set up could do with a bit of a facelift and, all of a sudden, you find yourself lost in the world of snowboard gifts and accessories.

Whether you’re looking to get something for yourself or your snowboarding-obsessed family member, the world of snowboard accessories is a virtually endless hole to fall down. Pick up a jazzy looking balaclava, a cosy oversized neck warmer, or something else entirely. The options go on and on.

“Whether you’re looking to get something for yourself or your snowboarding-obsessed family member, the world of snowboard accessories is a virtually endless hole to fall down”

This list of gifts and accessories includes various snowboarding hoodies and jumpers. They aren’t the techiest options out there, but they will look great being rocked on the mountain or just as casual everyday hoodie.

Below you’ll also find all manner of other mountain necessities – such as snowboard wax, water bottles, and beanies.

Scroll down to view all the best snowboard accessories, or skip to a particular brand using the links below

686 | Airhole | Arcade | Bataleon | Beaver Wax | Brethren Apparel | Burton | Crab Grab | Dragon | Eivy | Howl | James | Mizu | Nikwax | Protect Our Winters | POW x Gogglesoc | REAL Snowboarding | Remind Insoles Rome SDS | SHRED. | Sun Bum | Union | Yuki Threads

The Best Snowboard Gifts and Accessories For Winter 2020-21

Mizu x Jono Wood Water Bottles

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By producing water bottles Mizu is fighting the good fight against single-use plastic bottles. This season, the brand has partnered up with Jono Wood to design a collection that’s calling attention to three ocean animals that are endangered: polar bears, blue whales, and turtles.

Selected for The Whitelines 100 – take a closer look at the Mizu x Jono Wood Water Bottle collection here

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686 Beanies

PRICE: $30/3-pack

A classic roll-up beanie to keep your head nice and toasty through the winter months. The 686 Standard Roll Up Beanie is made to fit any adult-sized head and comes in multiple different colours: Golden Brown, Grey, Green, Black, Blue, Pink, Yellow, Dark Red and Cream.

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Airhole Airtube Softshell Covert

PRICE: $30

Designed to allow you to breathe freely, the Airhole masks will keep you warm and dry for longer. The Airhole Airtube Softshell Covert has an ergonomic shape, a technical 2-layer fabric with an insulated fleece lining for added comfort and a 10K membrane with a DWR softshell to keep the elements out. This moisture-wicking mask will keep your face safe from the harshest conditions, meaning you’ll never again have to worry about a cold grill.

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Airhole Sherpa Airtube

PRICE: $30

Airhole’s given their classic Airtube a facelift with their new Sherpa fabric (something which is especially handy when you’re facing cold and rough weather conditions). A heavyweight stretch knit fabric, designed to resemble the look and feel of a sheep’s fleece, will feel like a dream when its wrapped around your face.

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Airhole Milk Fleece Balaclava

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The Milk Fleece is another new fabric introduced into the Airhole family this winter. Thanks to its hydrophobic nature there is less risk of moisture absorption, making it the warmest and best fabric in the whole collection. The Milk Fleece Balaclava will keep your whole head, face, and neck warm and dry throughout the whole day.

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Airhole Insulated Iridescent Airhood

PRICE: £40

If you’re about to face some serious cold, then this is what you will be needing: The Airhole Insulated Iridescent Airhood. A 100% duck down insulation ensures superior warmth. Whether you’re choosing the black, white or orange colour, the fabric has got a reflective coating which adds a luminous colour when flashed with light. Put this on and it’ll be easier for people to spot you when the sun is disappearing over the horizon.

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Airhole 10K Softshell Hat

PRICE: £50 / $45

Even though its filled with loads of tech, it’s the look of these hats that actually makes us want to save hard in order to buy ourselves one. Introducing the Airhole Softshell Hats. The 10K membrane and DWR softshell coating here will also ensure a dry ride, whilst its moisture-wicking and quick-drying abilities will keep your head cool.

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Arcade Adventure Belts

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Every snowboarder’s go-to belt. Arcade’s Adventure belts are made with non-metal buckles, heavy-duty nylon and natural elastics, meaning it will move with you without adding any discomfort to your hips. There’s plenty of options within this range, from men’s and women’s to children’s models (all of which come in a variety of extremely cool designs).

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Bataleon Murray Beanie

PRICE: £20

Pull this classic Bataleon beanie over your head and ears, and live happily throughout the year. You might as well get both colours, as beanies tend to wander off to this magical place called ‘the island of lost beanies’ once they’ve had enough of you.

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Beaver Wax

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Hand-poured in Canada, Beaver Wax was first created in a local candle factory in Oakville, Ontario. After moving their facilities to Vancouver, British Columbia, the company began to develop a more sustainable snow wax (which doesn’t compromising on all-important performance). If you’d prefer to spend your money on an environmentally friendly wax, Beaver Wax is your answer.

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Brethren Apparel Coach Jacket

PRICE: £50

Everyone loves a coach jacket, especially a Brethren made one. With a heavyweight nylon outer layer, brushed cotton jersey lining, zip pockets and a drawstring hem this coach jacket isn’t just blessed with the looks. Available in any size from XS to XXL, in either Brethren’s custom made black / white design or in plain black.

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Brethren Apparel Patrol Cap

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Ear flaps up or ear flaps down, the Brethren Appaarel Patrol Cap looks good either way. This adjustable padded peaked cap is water-resistant with an anti-goggle-gap flap. The back strap allows you to adjust it to the size of your head, whilst the soft quilted cotton lining provides it with all the comfort you could ever need.

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Brethren Apparel Thug Rug

PRICE: £35

The classic Brethren Apparel Thug Rug, the O.G. helmet hood (soft cotton outer layer with a soft brushed fleece lining to give the ultimate face protection). Made to fit around your helmet, with a pull-cord adjustable lace. From Bob Gnarly to Grey Wizard, this thing comes in more colours and designs than we’ve got fingers to count on.

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Brethren Apparel Robbin Hoods

PRICE: £20

The must-have Brethren Apparel balaclava is perfect for keeping your head warm on whatever mountain mischief you’ve got planned. Super soft with a fine knit, this thing comes in a size that fits all. Blend in with the black or stand out with the pink, whatever gets you going really.

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Brethren Apparel Brethren Flask

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Fighting the good fight and encouraging people to stop buying single-use plastic bottles, Brethren’s serving up their own ‘Brethren Apparel Flask’ for you to take up the mountain. Whether you’re filling it with hot or cold liquids, it will stay at the right temperature for up to 12 hours.

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Burton Larosa Sherpa Hood

PRICE: $50

New to the Burton accessories this winter, the Burton Larosa Sherpa Hood is like a big cocoon of puffy soft clouds you can rest your head and neck in. With a double layer knit, drawcord closure and Burton’s DryRide Ultrawick fleece, this is the perfect place to hide in when you want to do some social distancing on the slopes.

Match it up with the Burton Larosa Jacket.

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    Burton Polartec Brimmed Balaclava

    PRICE: £33

    Another new addition to the Burton range this season is the Burton Polartec Brimmed Balaclava. By mixing the comfort and covering offered by a balaclava with a snazzy looking cap, you can either tuck this underneath your helmet or use it as it is. Available in different sizes, no matter the size of your head you can get away with rocking this number.

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    Burton Liner Beanie

    PRICE: £30

    Finding a beanie that sits nicely under your helmet can be a right nightmare. Luckily, Burton’s solved this problem with their Liner Beanie – a beanie which fits perfectly underneath any helmet due to its thin fabric. Thanks to the neat design, you won’t need to worry about taking your helmet off and looking like a kook either.

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    Crab Grab Traction

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    Doesn’t matter what level you’re at, having your back-foot slide off the board at a crucial moment in the lift line sucks. We’ve all been there and we all know it. So does Crab Grab. Stop slipping and get yourself some Crab Grab traction, whether you’d prefer the skate rails or the classic claws – these guys have got you sorted.

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    Dragon DR Latitude Sunglasses

    PRICE: £192

    Described as the ultimate mountain companion, the Dragon DR Latitude sunglasses are filled with superior-tech if you want to keep your precious eyes safe from the strong glacier sun.

    100% UV protection, a lumalens colour optimised lens and removable eye shields to reduce high alpine glare are just a few of the reasons theses sunnies are so badass. Lightweight really doesn’t have to equal poor quality, and the Dragon Latitudes are living proof of that.

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    Dragon Cove LL ION

    PRICE: $139

    The perfect pair of sunnies if you’re looking to bring together sustainability, style, and superior quality. The Dragon Cove LL ION’s are made from five recycled plastic water bottles and have a 100% recycled frame. Medium fit meets 100% UV Protection, get these on your face already.

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    Eivy Full Moon Sherpa

    PRICE: €50

    Focused on creating high-quality products for the ladies, Eivy’s Full Moon Sherpa Fisherman hat is a must for this season. The yellow Sherpa fabric hat doesn’t just look sick, but a drawstring with stopper has been placed there to make sure the hat won’t fly off your head when changing up to a higher gear.

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    Howl Stormy Neck Warmer

    PRICE: £32

    Made to keep out the cold, the Howl Stormy Neck Warmer is small enough to stash inside your jacket pocket when it’s not needed. You’ll be able to carry it around and pull it back on when things get frosty again. Offered in black, camo, pink and white, there’s a colour to please everyone.

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    Howl Slash Beanie

    PRICE: $22

    You can’t have too many beanies, that is just a simple fact of life. You buy a new one, suddenly an old one disappears. It might be sorcery, it might be some sort of beanie conspiracy, whatever it is, you will never have too many beanies. The Howl Slash beanie comes in orange, grey and black. Might as well get them all.

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    James The Ellis Knife

    PRICE: £100

    Minimal form, maximum use is how James describes their daily workhorse – the Ellis knife. This is, quite frankly, the pocket knife we all need. On top of the knife’s knife qualities, there’s also a bottle-opener and screwdriver here.

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    Melon Optics Alleycat Sunglasses

    PRICE: £115

    Everything from the looks to the quality to the name is on point with Melon’s latest Alleycat Sunglasses. These performance-first riding shades come with a Zeiss lens just like the rest of Melon’s eyewear, and can be customised to your own desire. The shatterproof lens is easy to change too if the weather goes from sunny to foggy.

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    Mizu Camp Cup v2 Stainless

    PRICE: £20

    Mizu’s Camp Cup (400ml) is an equally good companion whether you decide to take it to the Lake District, to the Alps, or to your local coffee shop. Fill it up with steaming hot tea or a fancy flat white. Your drink will stay warm and, what’s more, your hands won’t burn while holding it.

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    Mizu Straws + Straw Pouch

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    If everyone was carrying their Mizu stainless steel straw around in their straw pouch, the world would be a much better place. Whether you’re indulging in a Bloody Mary or a simple Coke, pull out your Mizu Straw and say “no” to single-use plastic – the drink will taste so much better. The secret ingredient? A clean conscience.

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    Mizu Cutlery Set

    PRICE: £20

    A wise man once told us that this product was “the best thing on earth.” After travelling around Asia and various other places with it, we sort of have to agree with them.

    Every so often we find ourselves in a situation where there is either no cutlery available or only single-use plastic ones. In situations like these, you’ll be very happy that you’ve been carrying your Mizu Cuttlery Set around.

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    Nikwax Tech Wash

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    When you start noticing that your waterproof jacket isn’t in fact that waterproof anymore it is most likely that the DWR coating has started to wear off (rather than because of a broken membrane). Nikwax is your best and easiest bet when it comes to adding on a new layer of DWR coating. You literally just throw your snowboard jacket or pants into the washing machine with a bit of Nikwax Tech Wash and voila, you’ve got yourself a waterproof jacket again.

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    Oakley Stale Hunter Winter Cap

    PRICE: £40

    Stale Sandbech’s signature Oakley line has got everything from snowboard jackets and goggles in it to beanies and t-shirts. If you can’t get enough, the Stale Hunter Winter Hat is perfect for keeping your ears warm when you’re not really feeling the beanie (but it’s too cold for a cap).

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    Oakley Stale Flight Time Pant

    PRICE: £70

    Part of this year’s Oakley x Stale Sandbech collection, the TC Flight Time Pant is exactly what your legs need after a long day up the hill. Exquisite comfort, bottom cuff adjustment and neat but unique design – if it’s good enough for Stale, it sure is good enough for the rest of us.

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    Oakley Stale Skull Beanie

    PRICE: £35

    If you follow Stale Sandbech on Instagram, we’re pretty sure you’ve seen the guy wear his signature beanie. Whether you’re a Stale fan or simply like the look of that cool skull logo, get yourself one of these Oakley beanies for this winter.

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    Oakley Stale Long Sleeve T

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    This long-sleeved cotton Oakley tee has got Stale Sandebch’s signature Skull logo embroidered on the chest. Whether you want it in green, yellow, black or white, the shirt comes in every size between XS and XXL meaning you can go right ahead and dress the whole family in one. Bit weird? Maybe, but what a vibe.

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    Oakley Stale Skull Hoodie

    PRICE: £55

    You can literally never have too many hoodies. Never. If you’re looking to expand your hoodie collection with something different from the usual black and white, then Stale’s signature Oakley MTN Camo hoodie will bring a nice bit of fresh air to your collection.

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    Protect Our Winters Hoodie

    PRICE: £40

    Protect our Winter’s aim is to inspire outdoor communities to take positive actions to address the climate crisis and to accelerate the transition to a carbon-neutral society. If you head over to their website, there’s plenty of advice on how you can make a positive change towards a carbon-neutral future.

    By purchasing one of the POW products you aren’t only putting your money towards a good cause, you’re also helping to spread the word about the organisation.

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    Protect Our Winters Goggle Sock

    PRICE: £12

    Protect Our Winters has teamed up with GoggleSoc to create their signature ‘sock’. The GoggleSoc is basically a small piece of fabric you can use to cover your goggle lenses with in order to prevent them from getting scratched. A genius idea, if you can’t be bothered to carry the whole goggle case around.

    The GoggleSoc comes in plenty of other designs too, but by purchasing the one made in collab with POW you make sure your money is going towards supporting a good cause.

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    REAL Snowboarding Hoodie

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    Can you ever have too many hoodies? No. If you’re tired of always showing up wearing the same hoodies as everyone else around you, go ahead and mix things up a bit and support the Morzine based snowboard school REAL Snowboarding by purchasing one of their hoodies.

    Chosen as a winner of Tripadvisor ‘Travellers’ Choice’ award, REAL Snowboarding offers lessons with high-quality snowboard instruction. If you’re planning on a snowboarding trip to France, be sure to check them out!

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    Remind Insoles

    PRICE: £20 Destin/£30 Cush/£40 Medic

    If you’re constantly suffering from pains and aches in your feet while strapped into your board, there may be an easy cure: invest in a pair of Remind Insoles.

    Once you’ve got your feet sorted, it can result in better-aligned knees and hips too – which can eventually sort out that back pain of yours. The Remind footbeds come in three different models – the Destin, the Cush, and the Medic. They’re all ideal when it comes to absorbing shock on your feet.

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    Rome Managers Jacket

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    A slightly teched-up version of your average coach jacket, the Rome Managers Jacket brings warmth and style to the party (whether you’re wearing it up on the hill or down in the pub). It comes with a 5K waterproof membrane and a DWR coating, meaning it will do just fine keeping the water out when lapping the park. The hand pockets are also zippered, so you won’t have to worry about things falling out either.

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    Rome Fleece Shirt

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    You can’t go wrong with a classic fleece shirt. The Rome Fleece Shirt is something every individual should have hanging in their closet. There are front pockets to rest your hands in and a buttoned front closure, which is all you need on a sunny day up the mountain.

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    SHRED. Belushki Sunglasses

    PRICE: £140

    A timeless design and a flatter lens, the SHRED. Belushki sunnies are aimed at proper outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you’re taking these up the mountain or down to the sea, they’ll do a damn good job at protecting your eyes. They’re also ridiculously lightweight so they won’t add any bulk to your carry load either.

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    Smith Wildcat sunglasses

    PRICE: $209

    The retro look isn’t going anywhere, and the Smith Wildcat sunglasses are back. No matter what lens you choose to go with, they’re 100% UV protected – meaning your eyes won’t take a nasty hit from the strong sunlight. The ChromaPop lens also enhances contrast and natural colours, making the details pop and giving you a clearer riding experience. Choose between three different lenses: ChromaPop Black, ChromaPop Red Mirror or ChromaPop Ignitor.

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    Smith Lowdown 2 sunglasses

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    100% UV Protection with Smith’s own ChromaPop lens for enhanced contrast and natural colours to make the details pop, and a Smudge and moisture resistant coating for easy cleaning and clear optics (only with the ChromaPop lens though) is what you’ll be getting with the timeless-looking Smith Wildcat sunnies.

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    Sun Bum Face Stick

    PRICE: £12

    Gluten-Free, Cruelty-Free, Sulphate Free, Paraben Free, Vegan and Reef Friendly. What else do you even want from your sun cream (apart from the obvious)? Sun Bum is a cool company that started off by making products to protect their friends and family from the sun. Their journey began one decade ago, and now the company has grown a hell of a lot bigger. The Sun Bum Face stick is an ideal way to protect your face from the sun – whether you’re snowboarding up on a glacier, cruising the pistes, or doing bits at the park.

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    Union Stomp Pads

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    The Union Stomp Pads are definitely going to keep your foot from sliding off the board. These stomp pads are designed to cover a large surface of the board and are especially ideal if you’ve just begun your snowboarding journey. The bigger the surface of the stomp pad, the more room there is for you to rest your boot securely.

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    Union Team Hoodie

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    Whether you’re in need of a black, green or grey hoodie the Union Team hoodie comes in all sizes from small to extra large. A simple design, there’s a Union logo placed on the left side of the chest and another Union logo in a slightly larger font on the back. This is a great everyday option that can be worn on and off the mountain.

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    YES. Zip Hoodie

    PRICE: £55

    You can’t go wrong with a black hoodie. The fact that this one has got a zipper on it makes it a nice little change from the usual ‘over-head’ hoodies you might sometimes struggle to get in and out of in anything like a dignified manner. The YES. Zip hoodie has got a clean, classic, design that can be worn both on and off the mountain.

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    Yuki Threads Bird Beanie

    PRICE: £20 / €22 / $26

    A beanie that contributes to a good cause – by purchasing the Yuki Threads Bird Beanie you’re putting your money in a company that’s part of the 1% for the planet organisation. The beanie has also been ethnically manufactured, so even if you decide to get them in all four colours you can rest easy knowing that they’ve been produced to Fair Trade standards.

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