As a second-hand clothes lover, stylist and mom, I love making the most of used items. Whether it’s a blouse that’s missing a button, a dress that it’s too long, or a sweater that needs good shaving, I love saving treasures to land on landfills. To fix the items I find I use these tools:… Continue reading Tools Every Thrifter Should Have
The fashion industry is the second dirtiest industry in the world. When we think of pollution, it's hard to imagine that our clothes can cause such a big damage. But the impact of the fashion industry on our planet is quite nasty. This industry is responsible for big amounts of water consumption (32 million olympic… Continue reading Second-hand Shopping in Amersfoort
One year ago, I decided to stop buying clothes from fast fashion brands. At the time, I was already aware of all the problems fast fashion brings to the environment and to the garment workers. Still, I occasionally felt into temptation and bought some clothes from fast fashion brands. The last time I went to… Continue reading Stop Buying Cheap Bad Quality Clothes, Do This Instead
It´s been now more than 5 years since I started buying second-hand clothes. I have to admit that at the very beginning I was skeptical and didn't like the idea of buying clothes previously worn by someone I don't know. That feeling went away as soon as I found clothes that look as good as… Continue reading 10 TIPS FOR MASTERING SECONDHAND SHOPPING
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?
Last month I joined a new flea market concept in Amersfoort that is called "2nd Hand Outfits Market". I joined other girls and sold the clothes that I don´t wear anymore. The price per clothes rack is 25€. You'll get 45 clothes hangers and space to put your shoes on the floor. You can put… Continue reading SECONDHAND MARKET HAUL
Going shopping to the charity shop is always an adventure. I never know what I might find, and this helps me to step out of my comfort zone and be creative with fashion. The charity shop that I went is called "De Kringloop" and it´s located in Amersfoort, a city in The Netherlands. Today I… Continue reading CHARITY SHOP CLOTHING HAUL #1