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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 createย  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 Choose Sustainable Tops That You Will Love

As the weather got warmer, and summer finally came to Switzerland, I started looking for airy, short-sleeved tops. And if you’re wondering how to choose sustainable tops, this article will help you.

First, sustainable materials are not the only criterion. Can you trace who made your top? Most of the time it is impossible. Unless you buy clothes from brands that work with clothing factories that respect workers’ rights and entitlements. And how to find those? I find the Good On You app really helpful. Although it has its limitation, it is a good …

How to Style Cropped Jeans in 2021

As you most likely noticed, cropped jeans are everywhere. And of all styles. I like the mom, boyfriend, and bootcut style since they flatter my body type the most. What matters for you when you are choosing a pair of jeans? I look at how my legs look in the jeans. My friend Anicka, on the other hand, looks at her butt. How do you choose your jeans? And how to style cropped jeans in spring?

Cropped jeans are amazing since they look great with everything. Feel free to tuck in your simple white t-shirt or snuggle up …

How to Update Your Minimal Spring Capsule Wardrobe

This spring has been icy and rainy in Switzerland. It does not feel like summer will ever come, and I have lacked inspiration when dressing up. And not only because I have been working from home due to COVID-19. During quarantine, I put on weight and did not feel comfortable in my body. Secondly, I outgrew my style. I turned 42 but kept wearing clothes that did not flatter me. And although I love shopping at second-hand stores, I could not find anything that would make me feel pretty. For all these reasons, I decided to update my minimal spring …

Three reasons why you should never buy polyester clothes

Did you know that polyester is the most widely used fiber in the fashion industry? This cheap fabric has become popular with the rise of fast fashion brands. It seems to be the perfect material, and right now, you’ll find many summer garments made of it. But in this article, I will give you three reasons why you should never buy polyester clothes anymore.

POLYESTER is a light fabric that, unlike linen, doesn’t crease. Because it is light and flowy, it is often used for summer blouses and dresses. As great as it may sound, polyester …

How to Calculate Your Fashion Footprint Easily

Since thredUP is one of the clothes re-selling platforms that I like, I was excited to discover their fashion footprint calculator. And what you need to do to calculate your fashion footprint?

Go to thredup.com/fashionfootprint and answer 11 simple questions (which will take you about 5 minutes). After you receive your results, you can find out how to reduce your fashion footprint in 12 steps.

I was happy to see that my fashion footprint is low but even I could get better. And to be honest, I know well what …