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In this FASHION category, we talk about:

  • how to dress and choose more sustainable clothes.
  • the negative side of fast fashion: I used to like these stores but once I watch several independent films such as True Cost and the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh on 23 April 2013, I changed my behavior.
  • how to switch your behavior and habits when it comes to clothes consumption: it can be challenging at the beginning when you decide to dress more ethically and sustainably.

I will also show you in this category, how to:

  • build a capsule wardrobe
  • what is Project 333
  • how to create  a minimal but functional closet
  • which fabrics are sustainable and which are not – what fabrics you should choose when you shop for new clothes
  • how to shop in a more sustainable way
  • how to sell the clothes you don’t wear anymore online
  • how and why to shop in the second hands
  • how to create chic and ethical looks without breaking your budget

Discover new ways to mix and match your outfit to look original and comfortable every day. I love new ideas and have an eclectic personal style.

Let me share them with you!

 

How to Take Advantage of Black Friday in 2021 When You Live Sustainably

CATEGORY: FASHION

How do you feel about Black Friday sales? Love them or hate them? One might say that if you want to live sustainably, you should not shop at all. But that is not realistic for everyone. Thus even though I am not a big fan of Black Friday, I think the whole concept can be turned into something good. How? Well, it is all about the intention. So let’s have a look at how to take advantage of Black Friday in 2021 when you live sustainably.

3 TIPS TO SHOP SUSTAINABLY THIS BLACK FRIDAY

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How To Choose Chic Winter Clothes Sustainably in 2021

For many years I used to buy new winter clothes to keep up with the ever changing fashion. But 99% of the clothes I got was made of cheap materials and next season, the clothes would look old and shapeless. Once I realized that my main criteria cannot be price and what is in fashion, I started looking at clothes differently. I learned that it is better to invest in quality, reduce the quantity, and learn to be patient. Patience is sometimes the key if you like second-hand shopping. So if you wonder how to choose chic winter clothes that …

How To Choose Sweaters Sustainably This Autumn?

As the weather is getting colder, at least here, in Switzerland, I thought of sharing a few tips on choosing sweaters sustainably.

As time went by and I got older and wiser, I realized that the most sustainable way to buy sweaters is in a second-hand store. So if you are in Geneva, I recommend checking second-hand stores: Hazard in Paquis (Rue de Monthoux 34) and GM Boutique in Eaux-Vives. Otherwise, you can buy pre-loved knitwear online on MyPrivateDressing. I did some winter shopping on this website …

Counting Time to Christmas With the New Watch Brand 26 Spirits of Switzerland

CATEGORY: FASHION

I am pleased to introduce you to a new watch brand, 26 Spirits of Switzerland, created by Pierre Bernheim. Why 26 Spirits? To celebrate its 26 cantons, each with its unique history, traditions, and local cuisines. Have I mentioned that Switzerland has four national languages? It is a beautiful country filled with contradictions. And the 26 Spirits of Switzerland celebrates this uniqueness through refined and beautiful details in the watches.

I discovered the watch a few weeks ago when I had dinner (for the first time in 1,5 years) with a friend of mine. …

How to Choose The Right Period Underwear in 5 Steps

One of the most common questions that I often get is related to period underwear. And that is why I decided to share how to choose the right period underwear, its pros and cons, and what I have learned so far. So let’s dive in:

1. DO YOU USE PERIOD UNDERWEAR?

Yes, I do. BUT I use it only when I have access to a washing machine. When we travel, I use single-use period pads. Why? Because if you cannot wash it and make sure it dries out properly, you should not use it. …