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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 SUSTAINABLE IS VISCOSE FIBRE?

VISCOSE is the third most popular textile fiber in the world (after polyester and cotton). Like polyester, it is a light and flowy fabric. It became more popular with the rise of fast fashion brands because it is a cheap fabric.

It is a man-made semi-synthetic fiber derived from wood pulp. This process is highly polluting and releases many toxic chemicals into the environment. 

Deforestation and cutting down trees in protected rain forest areas are one of the main negative side-effects of viscose production. As you know, trees capture and store carbon dioxide (CO2), …

How to Choose Sustainable Fabrics: Sustainable Fashion Guide

How to choose sustainable fabrics? In this video, I share:

  • pros and cons of the most popular fabrics,
  • sustainable alternatives to synthetic fibers, and
  • I give reasons why you should choose sustainable fabrics.

I tried to make this guide as simple and short as possible. I imagine that you are busy with your life and may not have much time. It can also feel daunting when the writer uses complicated and scientific terms. I struggled with this when I wanted to learn more about sustainable fashion. If it …

Which Natural Fabrics Are Sustainable? How To Choose the Right Environmentally Friendly Natural Fiber

In this article, we will cover which natural fabrics are sustainable. At first, it can seem daunting to know how to choose the right environmentally friendly natural fiber. You may think that cotton, silk, linen, and hemp are sustainable fabrics because they are natural. But is that true?

Sustainable fabrics are fabrics that were grown, harvested, and processed with minimal impact on the environment. Farmers and workers across the whole supply chain work in good working conditions. And they receive fair and a living wage.

But in the ideal world, there would not be involved any: …

What Are The Most Sustainable Alternatives to Wool? Sustainable Fashion Tips

In this article, I will talk about the most sustainable alternatives to wool. What do I mean by sustainable fabrics and materials?

SUSTAINABLE fabrics must be sustainably grown, harvested, and processed. In the ideal world, there would not be involved any:

  • pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides,
  • chemicals or toxic dyes,
  • forced labor, children, modern slavery,
  • sexual and physical abuse,
  • animal abuse and torture.

Farmers and workers across the whole supply chain would receive fair and a living wage and work in fair and good working …