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You are viewing SUSTAINABLE FASHION

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!

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 …

Special Christmas Offer for Your Eyes Only – Tallis

My Christmas Wish List (and our Christmas Offer!) is exceptional this year. I decided to feature ethical Swiss brands that I like and have been supporting for some time. And we are starting with TALLIS.

Click here to get 15% off your purchase at checkout! They ship internationally!

Tallis is one of my favorite Swiss brands because their products are sourced responsibly and made with a low footprint to reduce waste.

Cashmere Beret / Source: Tallis

Their sourcing story is a combination …