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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 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 …

Say No to Fast Fashion: Why Is Sustainable Fashion Better?

In this video, “Say No to Fast Fashion: Why is Sustainable Fashion Better?” I share three reasons why you should switch fast fashion brands to sustainable ones. I also talk about greenwashing and a growing market of second-hand fashion.

https://youtu.be/RBgqJriVVtA

Before you watch this video, please know that am not here to judge you. If you wish to continue supporting fast fashion brands, it is your choice. I am just sharing my opinion and I hope that by sharing what I found out, you’ll be able to make more informed decisions.

SUSTAINABLE RECYCLED SOCKS: Can You Get Them In Switzerland?

In this article, I will introduce you to two sustainable Swiss brands that make sustainable recycled socks. What do I mean by sustainable recycled socks? First, they are made of organic and recycled materials as well as yarns which have a low environmental impact.

There are two sustainable Swiss brands whose socks I tried and keep wearing:

PASCALE CORNU (SWITZERLAND)

  • My all-time favorite sustainable Swiss brand which I have been supporting for more than 6 years,
  • socks are made of recycled cotton, polyamide, and polyethylene, and they are available …

Ananas Leather? Yep, that is Piñatex ®!

In today’s article, I will introduce you to Piñatex ®.  It is one of the most sustainable and ethical alternatives to animal leather. We will also talk about Ananda Zurich. It is a sustainable Swiss brand that makes handbags from this material.

Piñatex ® is an innovative, cruelty-free, sustainably sourced. It is also biodegradable and natural material. It is made of a pineapple leaf fiber which is a by-product of pineapple harvest.

Dr. Carmen Hijosa got this idea when she was consulting on the leather industry in the Philippines. She …

What Are The Most Sustainable Alternatives to Animal Leather? Sustainable Fashion Tips

What are the most sustainable alternatives to animal leather and why should you stop buying leather?

Sustainable fabrics or materials that are 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 harm, abuse, or torture.

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

What to Wear When You Are Bloated

What to wear when you are bloated? Simple question.

I suffer from unpredictable bloating. My belly can be totally fine when I wake up but by the time I get to work, I am bloated and look 6-months pregnant. It is painful, uncomfortable, and annoying.

I learned to dress in such a way that if my belly bloats, I will be able to survive the day. If I don’t wear fitting tops, skinny jeans, or pants without an elastic waist, I am fine. Also, I learned that if I wear clothes that are tailored, …

3 Reasons Why I Shop at Second Hands

In this video, I share my 3 reasons why I shop at second hands instead of fast fashion stores.

I believe that if you shop at second hands you are more sustainable than if you buy new clothes in fast fashion stores. And in specialized second hands and consignment stores, you can find original and designer clothes.

It may seem like a big change at the beginning. But once you get used to shopping at seconds hands or consignment stores, you won’t want to get back to shopping at fast fashion stores. I understand that it …

SECOND HANDS IN GENEVA | WHERE TO THRIFT

In this post, you will find a list of my favorite second hands in Geneva. Shopping at second hands has always been my passion. I grew up in the Czech Republic where people love hunting for treasures in thrift stores.

No one sees is as something unclean and weird. It does not mean that you are poor if you shop at second hands. On the contrary – why would I pay full price for a designer handbag or a silk blouse if I can find it in a consignment store for a fraction of its original price?

5 TIPS ON HOW TO SHOP IN A SECOND HAND

In this article, I share 5 tips on how to shop in a second hand, consignment store or a thrift store. Shopping in a second hand or consignment store is a more sustainable way of purchasing new clothes and it saves your money.

So what rules one should follow to shop in second hands successfully?

Rule 1: Make a list.

In order to avoid buying what you don’t need, make a list, and stick to it. If you need a blouse, don’t buy a cashmere sweater that you don’t need. Even if …

What to Wear to the Beach: Affordable Cover Ups

CATEGORY: FASHION

In this video, I share what to wear to the beach in 2020. I will show you affordable cover ups. If you are wondering what to wear to the beach in 2020, look for sustainable light fabrics, and cuts that will make you feel comfortable. And just to let you know, you can wear beach cover ups even when we are by the lake or the pool.

After some time spent in a bikini, I want to feel comfortable when I sit down on the towel. I mean, it really depends how you feel about your body. I …

BUILD A CAPSULE WARDROBE with me: how to choose coats and jackets+ peek into how I sell clothes

In this video, titled Build a capsule wardrobe with me: how to choose coats and jackets, I share several tips:

– how to build a capsule wardrobe

– how to choose coats and jackets

– what do you do with clothes that don’t fit?

I will explain what you should be paying attention to when you are building a capsule wardrobe and how you can use online platforms such as DEPOP or Facebook Marketplace to your advantage.

What is a capsule wardrobe?

It …

A SUSTAINABLE CLOTHING HAUL: try-on haul & sustainable fashion brands

Welcome to my video about a sustainable clothing haul. In this try-on haul, I will show you clothes made of sustainable fabrics that I bought recently.

What makes sustainable fashion haul different from a fast-fashion clothing haul? For example the fact, that I focus on sustainable fabrics and fashion brand.

When I look on YouTube, most of the hauls promote fast fashion brands. And I think that it is important to show that you can dress chic and stylish but wear only sustainable brands. I also think that buying clothes second hand is a …

How to build a SUMMER CAPSULE WARDROBE and choose the right dress | PROJECT 333

If you are about to build a summer capsule wardrobe but not sure how to choose the right dress, this video is right for you.

I plan to choose 3 dresses for my summer capsule wardrobe because I follow Project 333 rules. What is Project 333? It means that you’ll be allowed to keep 33 pieces of clothing for 3 months.

What is a capsule wardrobe? It is a collection of essential items of clothing that are interchangeable, timeless, and functional. When you build a summer capsule wardrobe think about the location- where you …