Green Köln
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I’ve lived in Cologne, Germany for the last couple years. It’s not really a big travel destination unless you’re coming to see the Dom or for Karneval but it has some great places for conscious fashion and veg food! Here are some of my favourites: Shopping Fairfitters – Lovely store with lots … more

5 Seriously Cool Conscious Brands
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If you still think that sustainable fashion = crunchy granola clothes, these 5 brands prove that those days are over.   Deadwood The Swedish brand Deadwood makes leather jackets from 100% recycled leather. We know that leather is bad for the environment, and so are a lot of vegan synthetics, … more

Affordable Sustainable Fashion
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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

Borrowing Clothes from a Library
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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

Green Berlin
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In January I traveled to Berlin to attend the Ethical Fashion Show and GreenShowroom and while I was there had some time to also check out some eco fashion stores and vegan restaurants in the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg area. We stayed at a “biohotel” called the Almodóvar which incorporates sustainability in so much … more

Questions To Ask Before Buying New Clothes
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To go along with my video about 5 things I no longer buy, these are some questions I’ve found helpful and are good to ask yourself before buying a new garment:   When/where will I wear this? Clothes should fit your lifestyle, only buy pieces you know you’ll actually wear. … more

Green Favourites 2016
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This year I created a series where each month I share 5 things including an eco product, slow fashion brand, book or documentary, something I learned, and a blogger or youtuber I follow. This is a summary of all my favourites from the year! Green Products Argan oil – I use … more

Why Clothes Don’t Fit
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I decided to make this video is because in the last couple months I’ve: – overheard some girls in a dressing room complaining about how their chests were too small for the clothes – had a client say they are a “weird” shape so clothes don’t fit – had another … more

What is Good Quality Clothing?
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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

What is the best fabric?
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The materials you choose are pretty important, they affect the comfort and performance of a garment, how you care for it, and also have an environmental impact, some much more so than others. There are a ton of different textiles available, all with different looks, benefits, and sustainable/ethical issues. I … more

How to Thrift – Shopping Tips
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Video I made with my tips for thrift shopping and what I look for when buying secondhand clothes.