Where are all the good vintage or second hand stores? How much are you willing to pay for a used item? And is it really sustainable? First of all, yes it is the better choice, because you save ressources and labour when you buy second hand items. Also, you have the opportunity to hand pick items that no one else have and you can personalize your style even more. I started buying secondhand when I went to high school, and by now half of my wardrobe consist of either second
The 5 must haves are the items you can’t live without! If you want a sustainable wardrobe, you must have a good foundation. The items has to be timeless, and they will always be a lifesaver in a crisis: The white shirt is a must in your wardrobe, because you can wear it both in a casual way with your jeans, and it is perfect for work wear. The jeans is the ultimate item you should have in your closet. They go in almost every occasion, and goes with everything.
Meet Anna Kolding. 22 years old. Working as a fulltime model for Unique Models. Fashion designer goals. She is the new kid on the blog! 1. Why do you want to blog/write about sustainable fashion. First of all my passion is fashion, so I want to share my ideas and creative methods with other people. Second of all I want to make a change, and if the world has to survive we need to change one of the biggest industries in the world into a sustainable fashion industry. I think that
The Danish newspaper Politiken has recently launched a new campaign called #stoptøjspild and in English called #stopclotheswaste. Did you know that every Danish buyer purchases an average of 16 kg of clothing each year, corresponding to a total of 89,000 tonnes? This means that we are the country in the Nordic region whose inhabitants have the largest clothes consumption. In order to get find the triggers behind our overuse, Politiken has interviewed Else Skjold, associate professor and PhD student at the Design School in Kolding “Many of us buy too much clothes we
Do you have a filled closet, but somehow still doesn’t have something to wear? All the magazines and blogs talk about spring cleaning your closet at the moment. They talk about giving it charity or throwing it out (DON’T) – do this instead: SELLING. If the clothes is not that used you can sell it at various resell platforms, e.g. Tradono, Trendsales, DBA, or another selling platform in your respective country. However this can be a time consuming option, and takes some skills on how to write a good text, take good representable pictures etc.
Today, I am going to guide you on how to take better care of your clothes – and that’s whether you want to lower your carbon footprint and amount of water used to clean it, or just want to prolong the lifetime of your clothes. Because let’s face it – not all is about lowering your carbon footprint, but to actually care for your favorite sweater so it will lasts a decade even though it might be a high street item. As I mentioned on instagram, CEO of Levi’s advices you to
Sales season is on! Do you also feel the urge to shop? Want to feel the adrenalin of getting a good bargain on something you have looked at for a month or two? Or maybe you want to buy those good quality but expensive shoes that will last for the next year or two? Whatever your reasons might be, we should think twice before buying anything. I am not a saint myself, and I will probably buy a thing or five, but I’m also aware that I have to keep in
Recently, the Inditex owned brand Zara launched a new sustainable collection called #JoinLife. The #JoinLife initiative is made with materials aimed at reducing environmental impact, and is designed for “a woman who looks into a more sustainable future”. Zara’s sustainable agenda does not only include product, but also packaging and more. So seen from a holistic perspective, Zara’s take on sustainability is starting out really well. However, #JoinLife only includes a small amount of styles, which is maybe 0.1% of their total amount of clothes produces – if not less! Zara is not the only