Sustainable Brand: Po-Zu

Fast fashion doesn't only affect the clothing industry, but the accessories and footwear industry as well. Mass-production eats up resources and sends an average of three pairs of shoes per person to landfill every year. The quest for cheaper and faster production has encouraged the exploitation of workers through long hours, low payments and dangerous… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: Po-Zu

Sustainable Brand: Weaverbirds

Weaverbirds is a small social enterprise based in Uganda and in Denmark. The owner Liv, is from Denmark but lived in Uganda for many years up. After having worked in development for a decade she wanted to do something different which had a more immediate impact on both socio-economically and environmentally development. These two ideas quickly… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: Weaverbirds

Top 10 Organic Cotton T-shirts

Summer is just around the corner! Let’s try to make this coming season greener than it already is. How? By investing in organic and ethically made T-shirts. You might ask yourself why to invest in organic cotton? Here some facts: – Organic cotton is grown without the use of insecticides, pesticides and chemical fertilizers. –… Continue reading Top 10 Organic Cotton T-shirts

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

Sustainable Brand: Paula Janz Maternity

Being pregnant and having a minimalistic wardrobe don't go hand in hand. With a growing belly, it is likely to need new clothes. I tried to avoid getting new clothes as long as possible, but slowly the time came and the first thing I needed was a bigger jacket. The only thing I was sure… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: Paula Janz Maternity

How To Wear All-black Outfits

Black is my all-time favorite color. In psycology, the color black is linked to power. It’s an intimidating color and indicates strength and discipline. Black doesn’t usually express emotions, rather, it conceals them, giving the person in black an air of superiority. The color black is also considered to be elegant and chic. A black… Continue reading How To Wear All-black Outfits

The Perfect Item For A Growing Belly

Dungarees are perfect for a growing belly. They are practical, comfortable, stylish and versatile. Last summer, I was lucky enough to score a second-hand denim overalls at a vintage market in Amersfoort. As my belly begin to grow, I have put them back in my closet and now wear them almost daily. When I wear… Continue reading The Perfect Item For A Growing Belly

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

Sustainable Brand: Troo

Ethically made lingerie has the bad reputation of being boring and basic. It took me some time until I found this sexy badass lingerie brand: Nette Rose that I discovered through Troo. A webshop that sells only ethically made pieces. Slow and responsible fashion is at the core of the founders of Troo: Nic and… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: Troo

HOW TO BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE

Confidence / noun: A feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one´s own abilities or qualities. Since last year I am working consciously to improve my self-love and self-appreciation. In this social media era, it gets hard sometimes, because I tent to compare myself to others, even though I know I should only compare… Continue reading HOW TO BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE