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 made from apples by Happy Genie. It’s luxurious and multi-use. It’s designed by…

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 her studio in Argentina. Her styles are limited and unique so have a…

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

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 care and plenty of fashion awareness to the woman, bonded or not to…

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 hat is made from Toquilla straw ( Carloduvica Palmata), a natural fiber known for its…

Spring and summer 2017 in Argentina by Verel, a twist of fashion and tradition.

Elena Wetzel, Verel’s owner, and designer says that her fashion concept is:”una serena sabiduría y clásica seducción entre la mujer y la moda.” In my understanding, the concept is clearly seen in the 2017 Spring-Summer collection. A combination of wisdom and a classic seduction between woman and fashion. For this S/S-17. Elena re-conceptualizes fashion from the colonial Argentina. This…

Sustainable fashion: SOLO eye care

Somehow I manage to find unique content on Sundays. Something that makes me proud of sharing. This is the case of SOLO eyewear. I found SOLO eyewear featured on  PERREAULT magazine, a publication by  Brigitte Perreault. She shares her discoveries which are usually great causes and social interests! Read PERREAULT – – July/August issue   When buying…

Enamelling with Mana Ottmer – the Georgian jewellery designer talked me through the ancient technique of Enamel.

Houten, The Netherlands. Apart from her divine culinary, Mana Ottmer is also known for jewellery designing. She uses the ancient technique of Cloisonné Enamel.   According to the Association of Dutch Enamelers (Vereniging van Nederlandse Emailleurs): “The cloisonné technique was already applied in the 5th century BC. It is a form of enamelling with a crushed wire in…

Design affair by Claudia Falcão

To some of you, my passion for design is not new. Finally, you can see the step forward of my project since the twenty cushion covers in 2010. Handmade jewellery collection is my latest issue I use haberdashery (for example buttons, zippers, ribbons), re-use available fabrics and vintage embellishments. The denim days are never over. These…

Enamelling with Mana Ottmer – the Georgian jewellery designer talked me through the ancient technique of Enamel.

Houten, The Netherlands. Apart from her divine culinary, Mana Ottmer is also known for jewellery designing. She uses the ancient technique of Cloisonné Enamel.   According to the Association of Dutch Enamelers (Vereniging van Nederlandse Emailleurs): “The cloisonné technique was already applied in the 5th century BC. It is a form of enamelling with a crushed wire in…

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Sneak preview: Fuxico and vintage limited accessories collection

Made by  Visiting street markets and second-hand shops in London was always inspiring. I treasured for peculiar fabrics once (2010) to make cushions. I found this golden Indian textile and pearled adornments. I kept the left-overs as I had in mind to launch a limited edition of accessories. Something out of the box, romantic, chic and ethnic….