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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 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 …

How to Update Your Minimal Spring Capsule Wardrobe

This spring has been icy and rainy in Switzerland. It does not feel like summer will ever come, and I have lacked inspiration when dressing up. And not only because I have been working from home due to COVID-19. During quarantine, I put on weight and did not feel comfortable in my body. Secondly, I outgrew my style. I turned 42 but kept wearing clothes that did not flatter me. And although I love shopping at second-hand stores, I could not find anything that would make me feel pretty. For all these reasons, I decided to update my minimal spring …

Three reasons why you should never buy polyester clothes

Did you know that polyester is the most widely used fiber in the fashion industry? This cheap fabric has become popular with the rise of fast fashion brands. It seems to be the perfect material, and right now, you’ll find many summer garments made of it. But in this article, I will give you three reasons why you should never buy polyester clothes anymore.

POLYESTER is a light fabric that, unlike linen, doesn’t crease. Because it is light and flowy, it is often used for summer blouses and dresses. As great as it may sound, polyester …

How to Calculate Your Fashion Footprint Easily

Since thredUP is one of the clothes re-selling platforms that I like, I was excited to discover their fashion footprint calculator. And what you need to do to calculate your fashion footprint?

Go to thredup.com/fashionfootprint and answer 11 simple questions (which will take you about 5 minutes). After you receive your results, you can find out how to reduce your fashion footprint in 12 steps.

I was happy to see that my fashion footprint is low but even I could get better. And to be honest, I know well what …