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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!

 

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO MAKE YOUR JEANS LAST?

CATEGORY: FASHION

Happy first day of March, everyone! Since the weather has been warm and sunny in Switzerland, I feel like tackling some “light” fashion-related topics such as “how to make your jeans last.” Feel free to take these tips with a grain of salt since some of them are a bit unrealistic, even for me.

P.S. If you are looking for a new pair of jeans, though, check this article, where I share tips and tricks on how to choose sustainable jeans.

1. WASH THEM ONLY WHEN THEY’RE …

How to Have Fun Dressing Up in February

CATEGORY: FASHION

Well, Hello, February! I can’t believe that the second month of 2021 is already here! Doesn’t time fly? Several of my friends have birthday this month, one of them retiring, and it’s going to be one year since Alex lost his job. At least, we live in a country with a great social care system. I don’t know how people do it in the countries where unemployment benefits don’t exist. In Switzerland, you get up to 18 months of 80% of your last salary (if you have a child). And due to the sanitary situation, they …

How to look sustainably chic? Blue jeans and non-mulesed rollneck

CATEGORY: FASHION

HI everyone,

This is one of my favorite winter looks – it keeps me warm and helps me feel in my skin. If you wonder how to look sustainably chic in winter, this article is for you.

SUSTAINABLE CHIC

What does it mean? A look put together from pre-loved (= second-hand or gifted), sustainably sourced, and/or ethically made clothes.

My white rollneck is made of non-mulesed wool. Even though wool is a natural material, its production is not always ethically kosher. There is a controversy …

How To Feel Warm When It’s Freezing – Sustainably Chic

CATEGORY: FASHION

How to feel warm when it is freezing? That is the question.

Today, I am sharing my favorite look for winter. Would you believe that this dark blue beanie is made of upcycled cashmere? It is by ethical Swiss brand Tallis – I have several pieces from her last year collection. Their beanies, sweaters, and berets are elegant, chic, and sustainable. The bag is by the Swiss brand Noleti. All their bags are handmade in Switzerland.

My coat is made of 100% wool …

Where to Buy Affordable and Sustainable Christmas Gifts in Switzerland?

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In this article, I share some of my favorite Swiss companies, brands, and businesses that are making sustainable products. Some tips include foreign brands that I use and that you can find in Switzerland too. So where to buy affordable and sustainable Christmas gifts in Switzerland?

50-180 $/CHF

A GIFT VOUCHER from Farmy.ch / espace-terroir.ch / – online shops featuring local and organic products. From CHF50/CHF85 respectively.

WOODEN TRAIN from Swiss company Oi-Blocks.com. It is handmade in …