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How to Choose Sustainable Chic Sweaters This Spring

I am wearing organic cotton jeans by Esprit, a recycled cashmere beret from Swiss sustainable brand Tallis, a wool sweater with recycled fibers from Marc’O Polo, an organic cotton rollneck, and vintage Gucci sneakers.

As the weather starts getting warmer, I thought we could quickly look at how to choose sustainable chic sweaters this spring.

MATERIAL

Look for a light, breathable material such as linen, organic cotton, and silk. Avoid …

What to read and watch in April: Slow Living

Seaspiracy

A breath-taking documentary about the impact of the fishing industry on the oceans. It is not light to watch, but you should definitely see it if you believe that we live in climate emergency times. I have always been doubtful about the fish certifying schemes such as MSC or Safe Dolphins, and this documentary only confirmed my worries.

At the same time, I am not 100% sure if going vegan will solve a problem created by overfishing. I am afraid that unless humanity changes and stops seeing itself as superior to nature and …

How to soothe your shopping itch in 3 simple steps

From time to time, I feel that my closet is useless. I complain that I have nothing to wear and that whatever I put on makes me look ugly. And that is when I get the shopping itch.

The fact is that even if you’re disciplined enough to follow a budget, stick to capsule wardrobe rules and your color palette, shopping urges still come when you feel low. I will not lie: buying something seems like the perfect way to lift your mood. Always. Even if you swore to stop shopping and live more sustainably some time ago. …

ORGANIC BEAUTY

How to Do An Easter Egg Hunt in Versoix

This post is more for my Swiss readers that are based in the Geneva region. If you spend Easter at home and don’t know what to do, come with your children to Versoix between 31 March and 12 April 2021. An Association Le Rado-Versoix has organized an Easter egg hunt in Versoix.

We found out about it last week in the Ludotheque of Versoix. While returning the toys Chloe-Sofia borrowed, I noticed a small leaflet informing me about this activity. In fact, it was the last day we could participate in the …

A Guide to Reliable and Secure International Online Second-Hand Websites

CATEGORY: FASHION

Welcome to a guide to reliable and secure international online second-hand websites. If you’d like to visit online second-hand stores in Switzerland, check this post. For the list of brick-and-mortar stores in Geneva, click here.

1. VESTIAIRE COLLECTIVE

The most famous online platform for luxury second-hand clothes. I tried to purchase clothes via Vestiaire Collective twice but never succeeded because sellers did not update their listing. They sold the clothes somewhere else but kept the listing live. Nevertheless, I got my money back instantly. …