Ok, first let me be clear: There are a lot of ways to spend your money and giving it to charity is one of the good things. However, in this blog I will tell you why I look at it
Saving the world. Yep, that doesn’t sound like an easy and fun task. Impossible even. But everyone that has followed the news lately knows this is urgent. Instead of joining forces, I hear a lot of disapproval. ‘’Well there are
When I started to show interest in sustainable fashion, I started to doubt everything. The (sustainable) fashion industry is so complex due to phenomena such as subcontracting, fake labels and marketing purposes. One of my first encounters with sustainable fashion
Being an owner of fashion brings great responsibilities: you have to take care of your beloved style-makers. Taking good care and maintaining your items will extend their lifetime, which is great and the most sustainable thing to do. In this
Lots of people often wonder how and where to find sustainable fashion. Well, this weekend it was all cluttered at the biggest fair fashion festival of Rotterdam: The Fair Fashion Festival (you wouldn’t have guessed), organized by Young and Fair.
The time has come that, hopefully after many many years, you want to get rid of some clothes. But how? You have decided, as good as you are, that donating them seems like a valid option. But is it? It
It’s 15.00 and I walk to the Erasmus Paviljoen Clothing Swap. It’s quiet outside and I wonder if I am too late, since the swap started at 14.00. When I walk in, I see that’s not the case. The theater
And before you know it, it is the 16th of April. Do you know what that means? The I-Buy-Nothing Challenge is over. Three months shopping the latest trends of nothing. Thanks to all who joined, even though it was at
Why would you challenge yourself to not buy any luxury products for three months? Why did I? And, (you might exclaim in shock) how does one even cope? These are some questions Christine Bosch, co-owner of bookshop Bosch&deJong in Rotterdam
Time is flying and just one month to go until I can buy some clothing again. Can I wait that long? Will I manage? Don’t I have the urge to sneaky walk into the stores and hide my purchases? Nah.