ABOUT HIPPY BUDDY
HIPPY BUDDY was started by DOGTAG (TONY PATRICK) after backpacking around INDIA; he came back to Birmingham, were he started making and selling his Tie-Dye Tee-Shirts in The Oasis Store. HIPPY BUDDY has grown from there.
HIPPY BUDDY is based on Level 3 of The Oasis Store, which has a history of over 40 years selling Alternative Clothing in Birmingham.
DOGTAG had worked in The Oasis Store before and really knew the customer requirements.
HIPPY BUDDY is commited to The FAIR TRADE ethos, therefore 90% of the stock is from
Four leading FAIR TRADE Suppliers.
We are the EXCLUSIVE stockist of GRINGO FAIR TRADE in the Midlands.
GRINGOS, aim and Motto since 1988 has been to promote FAIR TRADE by helping disadvantaged people in the Third World improve their lives with Pride through Trade.”FAIR PAY”, “NO CHILD LABOUR”.
Also exclusive to HIPPY BUDDY is WORLD PLAYGROUND
THE leading supplier of Ethnic Musical Instruments, Ethical Gifts, and Handicrafts from around the World.
We also stock THE INDIAN CONNECTION, another leading Fair Trade Importer of Clothing and Gifts.
HIPPY BUDDY sells NAG CHAMPA Incense and Stamford Incense and every Hippie’s favorite, Patchouli Oil.
Summer 2012 we introduced NAMASTE FAIR TRADE, one of the leading Fair Trade Companies with the perfect ethos for HIPPY BUDDY.
We now also stock SHARED EARTH CARDS, Suncatchers and many more lines to follow.
DOGTAG continues to produce his Tie-Dye Tee Shirts, with the New Stripped Out Colour Tee Shirts and New Colours added.
With these Major FAIR TRADE labels, and Tie-Dye Tee Shirts, HIPPY BUDDY is the best and only FAIR TRADE STORE in Birmingham for all HIPPIES AND HIPPY CHICKS.