Have you heard about the 10 x 10 challenge? That is an even smaller capsule wardrobe challenge – to see how creative you can be with only few items of clothes. You pick 10 items to wear for 10 days and then style them differently. This could be a thing to try if you want to reinvest or rediscover your clothes, take a break from shopping or test your style creativity. Style bee have a great beginners introduction on how to do it with a basic formula: 4 tops 2
It is winter and some people like to go on a skiing vacation. Therefore you need a lot of clothing to stay warm, and cool at the same time. The brand “Picture” wanted to make a change for the people who are skiers and surfers. Picture has been organic since 2008, and they have a lot of good arguments for their production. “As soon as we start designing, we imagine how to approach recyclability, second life, & end of life. It is during the design process that our designers choose
January is almost over and maybe you found a great scoop during the sales. I must admit that it has been tempting to go shopping – because I have thought about that I might find something great for at cheap price. But when I actually had the time, it didn’t seem that tempting anyway. Last sunday I met up with some family in the center of Copenhagen to have a look at shops and clothes – and yes I ended up buying something – two pair of socks! That was
Sustainable fashion, slow fashion, fast fashion, a capsule wardrobe, subscription-based models, value chain, transparency, trans-seasonal, timeless, GOTS-ceritified, organic, oeko-tex 100/1000… Do you know what it all means? We hardly know all the definitions, so we decided to make a DICTIONARY. So every second week or so, we will try to post a definition of a new word or concept. As the headline already revealed, the first concept we will define is sustainable fashion and slow fashion. But in order to explain what sustainable fashion is about, let me just explain
The famous black boot is the ultimate shoe you need to have in your wardrobe. The black boot can fix the basic blue denim jeans and a t-shirt into something cool and sophisticated. I always pick the boot if I want a more serious look, and if you pick the sneaker you go for a more sporty and relaxed look. Here in winter, the boot is both stylish and practical. The classic boot is also minimalistic, longlasting and they never go out of style. At the top picture you can
I recently worked for the brand ee12 and I was very interested in their version of ee12, because they are sustainable. Amalie Engbirk Friis and Pernille Engbirk are the founders behind the brand. The thing I noticed about them, was that they only produce clothes to order and maintain minimal stocks. That is their whole point. Which they elaborate themselves: “This also means an economy that is not propped up by banks or investors but by you, our loyal and dedicated customers. By paying half the price of purchase when you place
The sale has started and everyone is going crazy! We should stop the sale, but if you want to make a more sustainable wardrobe and your economy has to survive, then it is time go shopping! 1. Dora Bra – Underprotection DKK 350, 2. Boots – ATP DKK 2170, 3. Pants – Fonnesbech DKK 996.
In my perspective, sustainable fashion can be a variety of things. It can be: The choice of materials (e.g. use less water, is certified, contains no chemicals, recycled materials) Improved working conditions throughout the supply chain (e.g. Fairtrade, GOTS certificate) Handing in old clothes to shops with recycling programs or at second-hand shops. Redesigning old clothes or things (e.g. my sculptured earrings) Buying second hand or vintage clothes (find all the good vintage shops here) Renting clothes (see list below and see Dorte’s experience here) Having a minimalistic and trans-seasonal wardrobe