Sustainable Brand: SISSEL EDELBO:

The Danish brand SISSEL EDELBO makes stylish, trendy, and ethical clothes for women from vintage saris. The brand started out in 2004 by Jeanne Sissel and Christina Edelbo. They mixed their last names to named SISSEL EDELBO. The core of the brand is up-cycling vintage saris and turning them into beautiful new fashion items. Zero… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: SISSEL EDELBO:

Sustainable Brand: O My Bag

Scrolling through the book of Marieke Eyskoot named 'Dit Is Een Goede Gids', I discovered the Amsterdam based brand 'O My Bag'. O My Bag makes bags and accessories from eco-leather. The brand works with a small tannery in Kolkata, India, which has been run by a married couple since the 1990s. For the leather, they… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: O My Bag

CAN YOU BELIEVE THESE OUTFITS ARE FROM SECOND-HAND CLOTHES?

Thanks to my friends Gita and Tamara I discovered the second-hand world. Back when I was living in Cologne we used to go every Saturday to the "Unicenter flea market". Once people started asking about where my clothes come from and how come they look so cool my fascination for second-hand shops and flea markets… Continue reading CAN YOU BELIEVE THESE OUTFITS ARE FROM SECOND-HAND CLOTHES?

MY FIRST WEEK HAVING A MINIMALIST WARDROBE

The project 333 is the minimalist fashion challenge that invites you to create, and live with a wardrobe of 33 items or less for 3 months. One week ago I started it and this is how my week looked like: Friday 2nd of June   Saturday 3rd of June     Sunday 4th of June… Continue reading MY FIRST WEEK HAVING A MINIMALIST WARDROBE

THESE ARE MY CLOTHES FOR THE NEXT THREE MONTHS

My wardrobe for the next three months will only consist 33 items! Well, actually 32! On my last post, I explain the rules and give tips for the 'challenge 333'. You might first read that post if you still haven't. The choosing process was easier than I thought. First I gathered all my clothes and hung… Continue reading THESE ARE MY CLOTHES FOR THE NEXT THREE MONTHS

PROJECT 333: THE RULES

Minimalism. A word that I heard first back in university when I was studying art history. Back then my interest began to show but I never did anything about it. A couple of years have passed and since I discovered Marie Kondo and the book "The life Changing Magic of Tidying up", my fascination for… Continue reading PROJECT 333: THE RULES

THE TRUTH ABOUT NAIL POLISH

Let´s be honest, do you read the ingredients of the cosmetics you use? And do you know what are those ingredients? Well, I never cared. Why would I? I grew up using creams, shampoos, make-up and my favorite: nail polish. I was never aware of the ingredients until I started to walk this conscious path of… Continue reading THE TRUTH ABOUT NAIL POLISH

DUTCH FAIR FASHION BRANDS IN AMERSFOORT

Since I started to be more conscious about fashion, I get a lot of questions about where to shop in Amersfoort, the city I live in. I did my research and found three Dutch brands that do a good job towards a sustainable way of producing clothes. This is what I found out. Expresso Expresso… Continue reading DUTCH FAIR FASHION BRANDS IN AMERSFOORT

ONE YEAR ON INSTAGRAM. MY EXPERIENCE AND TIPS

Around a year ago I started my Instagram account. Back then I had no job and as a quick solution for my economic problem, I began selling my clothes that I didn't wear anymore. I quickly fell in love with the platform and since then I have been posting pictures of the outfits I am selling. It… Continue reading ONE YEAR ON INSTAGRAM. MY EXPERIENCE AND TIPS

Glitter And Glamour

    Second hand outfit of the day I am wearing: Dress // size S // Vintage // bought it in the Saturdays flea market in Amersfoort Blazer // size 36 // H&M // got from my dutch sister Sophia Shoes // size 38 // Graceland // bought them in the Saturdays flea market in Amersfoort Do you like my clothes and want to… Continue reading Glitter And Glamour