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Fast fashion – pt 2

Fast fashion – pt 2

Last week, ABN AMRO, together with the Dutch Impact Institute, published a report on the true cost of jeans. It turns out that the jeans we buy are €33 too cheap. If the price of our jeans were to compensate for all social and environmental costs, they’d be €33 more...

It’s raining men, i mean, a lot

It’s raining men, i mean, a lot

Hey everyone! I’m back from the dead! It’s hard to believe that only a week ago I was on a sunny Caribbean beach, and now I’m trying to stay dry in rainy Amsterdam. It always surprises me how the Dutch stay loyal to their beloved bikes, even when it’s pouring like it...

How to take care of your wardrobe

How to take care of your wardrobe

Hi all! A sustainable wardrobe is more than just buying items that are sustainably produced or renting (out) items. It also means taking good care of the clothes you already own to increase their lifespan. In today’s blog, I will teach you how to take care of your...

Fast fashion

Fast fashion

Lately, there has been a lot of fuzz about fast fashion and its devastating impact on the environment. But what constitutes as fast fashion, why is it such a problem, and what can we do to diminish its impact?  What is fast fashion, you ask? Fast fashion constitutes...

Dresscode guide

Dresscode guide

Even though we’re still locked inside for the foreseeable future, there will come a day when life will return to normal. People will again stroll along boulevards, dress up for sunny afternoons in the park, wear their Sunday best for outdoor weddings, and will send...

Slow fashion

Slow fashion

Hello again! Today, I’m taking you to the world of slow and ethical fashion. If you’ve read my previous blog, you now know that fast fashion is produced without regard for the production workers (mostly women in third world countries) and the environment (all those...

How to properly store your stuff

How to properly store your stuff

If you’re using this time to clean out your closet, you might also want to make sure that you properly store the items that you’re keeping. It’ll increase their lifespan and keep them in pristine condition. Seasonal items With spring and summer right around the...

Vegan Leather

Vegan Leather

Lately, I’ve been hearing about vegan leather. It’s supposed to look like an exact replica of real leather, but without all the environmental damage and animal cruelty. That’s win-win, but I couldn’t really find what vegan leather is actually made of. I did some...

How to take care of your wardrobe

How to take care of your wardrobe

Hi all! A sustainable wardrobe is more than just buying items that are sustainably produced. It also means taking good care of the clothes you already own to increase their lifespan. In today’s blog, I will teach you how to take care of your wardrobe. Leather When...

GIULIVA HERITAGE X H&M

GIULIVA HERITAGE X H&M

H&M is known for its designer collaborations, and they have just released another one! This year, they are collaborating with the Italian brand Giuliva Heritage! And I have to say: their line is a-ma-zing!.The collection is completely sustainable, made with...

WINTER (FASHION) IS COMING

WINTER (FASHION) IS COMING

While I’m writing this, it’s 29℃ outside, I’m enjoying an iced latte in the sun, and I have just spotted the first winter coats in stores. Doesn’t feel right – it’s mid-summer! Dropping the trends for the fall/winter season of 2020/2021 seems way too soon, but here we...

SUMMER VIBES – THE 5 BEST BEACH CLUBS

SUMMER VIBES – THE 5 BEST BEACH CLUBS

Yay, summer is finally here! Time to show off your sustainable swimwear on the beach! We collected the best beach clubs on our beautiful coast for you! Bernie’s Beach Club One of my favorites! Bernie’s Beach Club in Zandvoort has a Saint-Tropez feel, two pools,...

SUSTAINABLE SUMMER

SUSTAINABLE SUMMER

Two weeks ago, in my previous blog, I discovered some beautiful sustainable swimwear brands. But that alone is not enough for a planet-friendly summer. Today, we’ll discuss the next step in ‘sustainablizing’ your summer: sustainable sunscreen. The sun has many...