Sustainable Dress From Jan ‘n June

The season of wearing summer dresses is almost over. Before the autumn starts, I want to show you one of my favorite dresses from the sustainable brand 'Jan ‘n June'. If you still don't know this German label, read all about it here on an older blog post. On this series of pictures, I am… Continue reading Sustainable Dress From Jan ‘n June

Sustainable Brand: Organic Basics

On my search for eco-friendly basic clothing, I found the Danish brand Organic Basics. The brand is based in Copenhagen and it has been active since 2015. Sustainability and ethical practices are at the core of the brand. All of the clothes from Organic Basics are made from sustainable fabrics. The most commonly used fabric is… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: Organic Basics

Sustainable Brand: B.Young

Scrolling down the sustainable webshop http://www.watmooi.nl I found the Danish brand: b.young. B.young is not per se sustainable, but they are making a change and started a line called b.fair. The intention is that in the future all of the b.young items will be sustainable and ethically made. B.fair is all about responsible production, sustainable… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: B.Young

Different Approaches To Sustainable Fashion Explained

Sustainable fashion can be defined as clothing, shoes, and accessories that are manufactured taking into account both environmental and socio-economic aspects. This implies continuous work to improve all stages of the product’s lifecycle from design, raw material production, manufacturing, transport, storage, marketing, and final sale. To use, reuse, repair, remake and recycling of the product and… Continue reading Different Approaches To Sustainable Fashion Explained

Sustainable Brand: Alchemist

Scrolling down the sustainable webshop http://www.watmooi.nl I found the Dutch brand: Alchemist. Alchemist is a high-end fashion brand that makes clothing from sustainable fabrics. The brand was founded by the Dutch designer Caroline Mewe. She is based on Amsterdam. For her collections, she combines influences from her childhood in nature with the inspiration she draws… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: Alchemist

Sustainable Brand: Komodo

Strolling down the sustainable webshop http://www.watmooi.nl I discovered the English brand Komodo. Their goal is to design beautiful clothes and at the same time to bring fair jobs in developing countries. People who work hard to make our clothes deserve respect and fair wages. The founder of Komodo believes that it is a privilege to be able… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: Komodo

Learn About: Synthetic Fabrics

In the journey towards a more sustainable wardrobe, I came across the topic of fabrics. The production of garments whether from natural or synthetic fabrics cost a lot of resources. Natural fibers have a better impact on the environment than synthetic ones. But in order to know more about this topic, I will show you… Continue reading Learn About: Synthetic Fabrics

Cotton VS Polyester

We are surrounded by fabrics. The clothes we wear, the sheets we sleep with, the upholstery on our furniture, the rug we walk on. We can't avoid them. Before the invention of polyester in 1941, most used fabrics were of natural origin. Wool, cashmere, silk, linen, hemp, and cotton. If you start reading the fabric… Continue reading Cotton VS Polyester

Learn More About Fast Fashion

Did you watched "The True Cost" and want to learn more about Fast Fashion? I have gathered seven videos for you to learn who is paying the real price of cheap clothes. Here they are: 1. Fashion Factories Undercover - Real Stories https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHw4HEzzsyc&t=2s 2. Sweatshop - Deadly Fashion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ScG9TspWB0 3. Made in Bangladesh - The… Continue reading Learn More About Fast Fashion

Sustainable Brand: Jan ‘n June

Yes! I found another fair and ethical fashion brand. This time I want to introduce you to Jan 'n June. Jula and Anna started the eco-fashion label out of personal need for stylish, sustainable and affordable clothes. Back in 2013, fair fashion wasn't easy to find.  After a summer night and a couple of wine… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: Jan ‘n June