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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 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 …

How to Choose Sustainable Chic Sweaters This Spring

I am wearing organic cotton jeans by Esprit, a recycled cashmere beret from Swiss sustainable brand Tallis, a wool sweater with recycled fibers from Marc’O Polo, an organic cotton rollneck, and vintage Gucci sneakers.

As the weather starts getting warmer, I thought we could quickly look at how to choose sustainable chic sweaters this spring.

MATERIAL

Look for a light, breathable material such as linen, organic cotton, and silk. Avoid …

How to soothe your shopping itch in 3 simple steps

From time to time, I feel that my closet is useless. I complain that I have nothing to wear and that whatever I put on makes me look ugly. And that is when I get the shopping itch.

The fact is that even if you’re disciplined enough to follow a budget, stick to capsule wardrobe rules and your color palette, shopping urges still come when you feel low. I will not lie: buying something seems like the perfect way to lift your mood. Always. Even if you swore to stop shopping and live more sustainably some time ago. …