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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!

A Simple Guide to Eco Life That Anyone Can Follow

A few months ago one of my favorite sustainable Swiss fashion brands Tallis published their Eco Wardrobe Online Guide. This simple guide to eco life is well organized and easy to follow. It is also full of actionable steps, articles, short podcasts, and video tutorials.

When You Purchase This Guide, You will learn how to:

  • de-carbon your wardrobe,
  • take better care of your clothes,
  • make sustainable choices when you shop for new clothes,
  • dispose of your old clothes in a …

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO CHOOSE A CLOTH FACE MASK? FIND OUT HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF

In this article, I want to show you which cloth face mask you should buy if you live in Switzerland. Why? Because firstly, textile masks are more sustainable alternatives to single-use surgical face masks.

According to the “Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force”, there are several options for safe protection:

  • Filtering facepiece (FFP) or FFP2/FFP3 masks,
  • surgical masks/ face masks,
  • certified reusable textile masks “Community Masks”- industrially produced textile masks.

CERTIFIED TEXTILE MASKS – “COMMUNITY MASK”

  • Recommended only for persons without symptoms and non-vulnerable …

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 …