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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 the Right Second-Hand Website in 2022?

Hi everyone, I hope you had a good start to the new year. The other day I read an article about fast fashion on Linkedin and it made me think that:

– although it is great that more people are aware of the negative sides of fast fashion, there is still a lack of knowledge about alternatives to fast fashion,

– one needs to be aware that sustainable/ethical/eco-friendly/fair fashion is more expensive than fast fashion, and

– not everyone will go/ is ready to go 100% cold turkey and …

How To Choose Chic Winter Clothes Sustainably in 2021

For many years I used to buy new winter clothes to keep up with the ever changing fashion. But 99% of the clothes I got was made of cheap materials and next season, the clothes would look old and shapeless. Once I realized that my main criteria cannot be price and what is in fashion, I started looking at clothes differently. I learned that it is better to invest in quality, reduce the quantity, and learn to be patient. Patience is sometimes the key if you like second-hand shopping. So if you wonder how to choose chic winter clothes that …

How To Choose Sweaters Sustainably This Autumn?

As the weather is getting colder, at least here, in Switzerland, I thought of sharing a few tips on choosing sweaters sustainably.

As time went by and I got older and wiser, I realized that the most sustainable way to buy sweaters is in a second-hand store. So if you are in Geneva, I recommend checking second-hand stores: Hazard in Paquis (Rue de Monthoux 34) and GM Boutique in Eaux-Vives. Otherwise, you can buy pre-loved knitwear online on MyPrivateDressing. I did some winter shopping on this website …

How to Choose The Right Period Underwear in 5 Steps

One of the most common questions that I often get is related to period underwear. And that is why I decided to share how to choose the right period underwear, its pros and cons, and what I have learned so far. So let’s dive in:

1. DO YOU USE PERIOD UNDERWEAR?

Yes, I do. BUT I use it only when I have access to a washing machine. When we travel, I use single-use period pads. Why? Because if you cannot wash it and make sure it dries out properly, you should not use it. …

Looking for a new handbag? Check Out Swiss sustainable handbags KOVU

Hi everyone, in today’s post, I introduce you to an amazing brand that I recently discovered. KOVU is an ethical and sustainable Swiss handbag brand. I especially love the Kerria handbag, which is elegant, classic, and big enough to fit a wallet, mobile phone, and small water bottle. I have the red version, which you can see below. It is so versatile – you can wear it to work or on a night out.

Kerria handbag

If you’re looking for a larger bag, choose the Melia tote bag, which, as you can …