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The category Informational contains all (general) informational blogposts

WHY WE LOVE THESE ALTERNATIVES FOR COTTON

Slowly but surely, fashion is changing. We know more about the impact fashion has on our beloved planet earth, and finally realize things have to change. We start to realize that traditional cotton, the main supplier of fabrics, is not

THE PROMISING FIBERS OF NETTLE

Photo: collection of nettle based fashion from Netl .   Since the start of The Talking Thread we have learned a lot about the materials used in fashion. We learned most of the fabrics produced are made of mixed fibers

A MESSAGE FROM SOUTH-AFRICA

Once upon a time there was a big, broad river called Breërivier (Broad river in English). It crossed the Western Cape and contributed to greenery and life. Now, it’s sadly empty. Cape Town, where I am staying at the moment,

DECLUTTER YOUR WARDROBE THE TALKING THREAD WAY

Having the urge to declutter your wardrobe (luckily) doesn’t occur that often. Unless you have OCD ofcourse. Otherwise it only occurs when you are searching for an item, but can’t find it. Or when you’ve got new clothing to store,

ZARA WORKERS HAVE A MESSAGE FOR YOU!

“I made this item you are going to buy, but I didn’t get paid for it.” I was driving in the car back home when I heard the news. Turkish Zara garment workers sewed riot labels in the Zara items

THE RICHEST MEN OF FASHION….. AND THE OTHERS

As a kid I used to say: ‘’I’ll go to millionaires school, and once I graduate I will be a millionaire’’. It was part of my life plan to be a millionaire before 30. I love things like beautiful jewelry,
sustainable design

A CIRCULAR ECONOMY AND YOUR ROLE AS THE CONSUMER

Recently, a circular economy has come more into the public eye. In many industries, as the textile industry, companies have been looking for ways to operate in a more sustainable way. For my Bachelor’s Thesis, I decided to research the
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