Alex van Os – Op Shop to Runway on Instagram A post shared by Alex van Os | eco stylist (@op_shop_to_runway) on Jun 11, 2017 at 3:36am PDT Alex shows all the amazing treasures you can find at the thrift store, and I can’t get enough of her secondhand outfits. … more
Items in my summer capsule wardrobe: Tops 1. Knit draped tank – DIY (video) 2. White silk tank – DIY (video) 3. Purple tank – Comazo | earth 4. Blue bustier/crop top – DIY (video) 5. Black v-neck tee – Funktion Schnitt 6. Brown oversized tee – (dyed) 7. Navy tee – Lanius … more
Ethical and sustainable fashion brands are more expensive but building a conscious wardrobe doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of money. Shopping secondhand is not only incredibly sustainable but can also be very affordable. Buying locally from thrift stores or online re-sale sites means you can still buy the brands … more
Last month I was in Amsterdam and visited the Lena Fashion Library where you can borrow clothing with your monthly membership. I was able to interview co-founder Suzanne about the library and also try out borrowing some clothes! I love the idea of borrowing instead of buying clothing, especially for special … more
The weather finally feels like spring! I’m still using my winter capsule wardrobe and I’ve been repeating this outfit so much. It’s not only super comfortable but still looks put together and is perfect for the current weather. This Kowtow tee dress is my current favourite piece, I wear it as … more
With capsule wardrobes, investment pieces, or just for a more sustainable wardrobe buying good-quality clothing is important, but how can you tell if a garment is good quality? These are some things to look out for: Check the fabric is it appropriate for the garment’s function can and will you … more
Video I made with my tips for thrift shopping and what I look for when buying secondhand clothes.