Apple sophistication: the statement bag

This statement by Happy Genie combines sophistication with sustainability. Last Monday I visited Soul Salon fashion trade show in Amsterdam. After my shot of inspiration by fashion magazines, I was up for more of it. So as expected, up front was this glamorous bags […]

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Earth Matters – remember that fashion world.

The exhibition “Earth Matters” at the Textile Museum in Tilburg is a call for me to keep admiring fashion designers and brand concepts that promote sustainability. The galleries of the museum were full of insightful content, with samples of botanical ingredients turned into […]

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Hear, hear! My thoughts on the Fashion Revolution week

I know who made my hat because Bello&Eco made sure that the women artisans in the north of Peru sustain their families.
The Fashion Revolution week is timeless.
I buy clothing and I certainly complete my outfit with elegant accessories that make me look good. It feels great to be stylish. Greater feeling, when I know the designer or brand has ethical standards. That all the process from production to delivery is transparent. Making sure the people involved in the production earned their fair wages in good working conditions.
Since the tragic event of Rana Plaza, the secret of cheap clothing on fast fashion is revealed. Plenty of reasons for the fashion industry to become aware of waste disposal, carbon releases, poor working conditions

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The Sue Rebel catwalk rolls at Mercedes-Benz fashion week Amsterdam

Sunday afternoon: The front row was in an exciting mood for Sue Rebel. The collection involved the 70’s, the punk twist and the present street style. Denim embellished jackets, trousers, and skirts; striped tops and lots more. Sue’s warriors showcased clothing made with […]

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Hendrikje, the museum of bags.

Amsterdam, Tassenmuseum Hendrikje: The museum of bags is a must-see place when you are in The Netherlands. You can spend quality time with your girly friends. It is easily reached by public transport. You can enjoy a fabulous fashion high-tea. Check their website […]

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Meeting 90-year-old Ms. Monroe!

De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam: The venue dates centuries back, 1409. De Nieuwe Kerk is a place of worship turned into the cultural meeting point in the heart of Amsterdam. Underneath its historical memories lies plenty of pride and prejudice. Every part of its structure is an […]

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Premiere Bridget Jones – all-by-myself!

I certainly had to see as soon as possible so I got myself the last chair at the cinema nearby. Not so glamorous as the other times in London. My dear friends here, in The Netherlands,  had a busy schedule. So I […]

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Rock in Rio Negro with the Amazonia live project

Amazonia Live is an initiative of the Rock in Rio Group to build a better world. This project  aims to reforest the Xingu river headwaters while bolstering the local economy. The plan is to plant at least three million trees with seeds provided […]

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