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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… Read More Sustainable fashion Thursday: Bello & Eco
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 by the indigenous in the area. You can get engaged in this action via… Read More Rock in Rio Negro with the Amazonia live project
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… Read More Sustainable fashion: SOLO eye care
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… Read More Design affair by Claudia Falcão
Vleuten, Valentines Fair – I met talented woman with their ethnic flair.
I am looking forward to meet Camilla Groen at the Valentines Fair in Vleuten. She creates unique art, check it out on her Facebook page – Camilla Groen – All About Cards, and Suzane with her lovely BRASUZY .
I could tell you each story, name each artisan behind the artwork sold at this fair-trade gift-shop, Wereldwinkel in Houten. Every time I am in the schedule to volunteer I find a piece of art that I would love to have it. With every product I discover a beautiful story.
Last night I got into my bits & pieces box to change this basic dress for an event tonight. I found this French embroidered appliqué I bought in a vintage market last year. Voilà, my new unlabelled dress!
Obviously I couldn’t take my eyes of these silver earrings with a blue gemstone. It is minimalist, feminine and gives a striking touch to all my outfits. Not to mention, it was uniquely made by Mr. artisan from Mexico who is earning his wages within the ethical standards. Since I started volunteering at the fair-trade shop Wereldwinkel I… Read More It really is fair traded.