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Summer vibes - the 5 best beach clubs

Summer vibes - the 5 best beach clubs

With summer days right around the corner, we selected the 5 best beach clubs on the Dutch coast line for you to get your tan on!

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 benefits other than that amazing tan. Sunlight influences our hormones. It increases the production of endorphins, which are our ‘happiness hormones’. Endorphins increase your energy, make you feel happy, and suppress pain. Sunlight also increases your serotonin levels, which are also happiness hormones and improve your mood. It also influences our sex hormones, causing us...


Beach days are the best days!

Beach days are the best days!

It’s officially summer! And with this week’s tropical temperatures, that means a lot of swimming and tanning for me!

Yesterday, June 21st, was also the start of the Slow Fashion Summer (SFS). In my previous blog, I wrote about how this year, the focus is only buying sustainably. Because of Coronavirus, many sustainable brands are struggling. Not buying anything new for three months would only harm those brands further. Therefore, the objective of this year’s SFS is to only buy from sustainable brands!

In line with that objective, I collected the prettiest sustainable swimwear for...


The Slow Fashion Summer 2020

The Slow Fashion Summer 2020

It’s here again, CollAction’s slow fashion summer!

A few years back, CollAction launched the Slow Fashion Summer: if 10.000 people committed to not buying new clothes for 3 months, we’d all not buy new things!

The reason for this initiative is to draw attention to the devastating impact of fashion on the environment. Did you know that the fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world? If 10.000 people would not buy new clothing for an entire summer, it would save up to 360 million liters of water, and prevent 1.4 million kilograms of CO2 being...


Fashion Mask Mania

Fashion Mask Mania

When I wrote a blog about fashion in times of Corona a few weeks back, I was talking about the best fashion movies to watch while bored at home. I wasn’t expecting face masks to be the real Corona-trend! But as we’re slowly going back to normal, with the restrictions loosening more and more, face masks are mandatory in public transport and airplanes. If we absolutely have to wear them, we might as well pick the cutest one, right?

Give away!

To make sure you'll steal the show with your fashionable face mask, Borrow A Brand is giving away two...