Brand Review: Underprotection

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Underprotection is a Danish lingerie, lounge, and swimwear brand. They use materials like organic cotton, recycled polyester, bamboo, and lyocell. The products are made in a Fair Wear Foundation factory in India. I needed a new swim suit and was … more

Following…

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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 … more

Why I No Longer Buy Matt & Nat

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I used to be a huge Matt & Nat fan. The first bag I invested in over 10 years ago was from Matt & Nat, and since then, almost all of my bags have been Matt & Nat. But sadly, … more

Ben’s Summer Outfit

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My husband Ben has also been building a more conscious wardrobe so I’ll occasionally share some men’s looks and brands. Being quite tall and slim, Ben often has difficultly with secondhand shopping and ordering clothes online so the majority of … more

Can’t wear the same outfit twice

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I was inspired by this image on Instagram by Project Stopshop to talk about the disposable nature of fast fashion. Unfortunately, the idea of not wearing the same outfit twice is too real and can be found all over social media. … 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 … more

Guilt & Judgement Doesn’t Help

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I think the idea of being “perfect” with ethical and environmental movements can actually be damaging to getting others involved. Guilt and judgement often doesn’t motivate people, it makes them defensive and can actually strengthen their position. There unfortunately can … 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 … more

Ethical Fashion Show & GreenShowroom

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In January I took a trip to Berlin to attend the Ethical Fashion Show and GreenShowroom– a joint trade fair where conscious brands sell their new collections (in this case F/W 17) to retailers. It was wonderful to see and … 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 … 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 … more

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