It was a very good year for achievements, discoveries and blog collaboration. Looking back on 2017, one of the first memorable moments was the catwalk of Kelly Sue during Amsterdam fashion week. Her concept “Broken Crayons Still Color” highlighting diversity, was fascinating. The catwalk was so exquisite with these models in wheelchairs that are called “Sue Warriors”….
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 a fashionable product without harming the environment. Conscient designers recycle, upcycles, collect and reinvent…
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
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…