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In this category, I talk about fashion with a focus on sustainable fashion:

  • why I switched from fast to slow fashion.
  • what are the benefits of shopping in second hands or at online platforms that sell pre-loved clothes and accessories?
  • how to build a capsule wardrobe
  • what is Project 333
  • what does sustainability mean when it comes to fabrics
  • why is ethical and fair trade component so important
  • which fabrics are sustainable
  • how to shop in a more sustainable way
  • how to sell your clothes online
  • how to create chic and ethical looks without breaking your budget

It is hard at the beginning when you decide to stop buying your clothes in fast fashion stores.

When I was growing up, I use to go to the second hands because they offer original fashion and style for an affordable price. But as I started working and had more money, I started shopping at popular fashion brands. I wanted to be on-trend and fashionable.

But after watching True Cost movie and the Rana Plaza Disaster in 2013, I realized how unsustainable and unethical the current clothes consumption was.

Discover new ways to mix and match your outfits, how to look original and comfortable every day. I love new ideas and have an eclectic personal style. Let me share it with you!

How to Create Sustainable Summer Capsule Wardrobe – 33 items

One of the questions, that I get pretty often, is: What is in your wardrobe? And I get it. How does anyone survive a season with only 33 items in their closet? Survive? You can thrive! In fact, 33 items are quite a lot if you choose pieces that you can mix and match. So how do you create a sustainable summer capsule wardrobe?

Before we get to it, let’s talk about Project 333. It is a minimalist fashion challenge that allows you to wear only 33 articles of clothing for a period …

Where to Buy Ethical and Sustainable Fashion Right Now

A few weeks ago, I shared with you my article on How to find out if you fell into a second-hand fashion trap. I mentioned that I decided to change the way I practiced being sustainable when it came to fashion. Although I agree that the best solution is not to buy new clothes and wear what you have in your closet, sometimes you may need something new.

Imagine that you gain or lose weight or return to the workplace after maternity leave. You can start by looking for “new” clothes at second-hand …

How To Find Out If You Fell Into The Second-Hand Fashion Trap

If you have been visiting my blog for some time, you know that I have promoted shopping at second-hand stores for a long time. Why? Because I believed that it was one of the best ways to buy clothes sustainably. But after talking about the whole second-hand industry with my friend Muthoni, who lives in Kenya, I realized that buying second-hand clothes is not necessarily the best option. In fact, it seems like an eco-friendly idea if you live in Europe or North America and see only one side of the story. Also, my issue with …

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 …