Upcycling accessories

Oh, what a moment of joy, when my friend and sports masseur Warner Boekhout showed me these accessories made from used bike tires he got from a cycling event. I always admired the colorful tires when watching the races.  To imagine that […]

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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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No waste, only grace.

November 2017, here in the Netherlands was a check-to-reality for me, as a passionate fashion consumer and blogger. The theme of the #Dutchsustainablefashionweek this year was the circular economy. I was in the front row at the catwalk opening. Designers Danya Wevers, Map […]

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Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week open catwalk in my point of view was…

Ready to wear and stylish These are the first words that come to my mind. Designers put together an up-to-date collection with sustainability in mind. #sustainablefashion week #Amsterdam The opening show of the Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week  

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Street art in Sao Paulo: my fashion moment

That fashion moment of mine #becodobatman #fashionshoot #streetstylefashion When visiting Sao Paulo you got to see this ghetto. Not easy to find but well-known for its colorful and contemporaneous style. It is near Vila Madalena, where alternative people can be found. I […]

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Kimono collection by Verel

Another Verel collection out. I have followed this Argentinian fashion company since 2014. Elena Wetzel, the designer, has a clear mission of making clothing for an elegant woman. She keeps delivering it with gorgeous success. Her collection of kimonos is made in […]

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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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Sustainable fashion Thursday: Bello & Eco

In the fair trade week in Utrecht, I found Bello & Eco Their philosophy  is based on promoting goods that are beautiful and durable. I got my eyes in this elegant, yet casual hat, the fashionable addition to my sustainable-conscious style. The […]

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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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