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AN A CLASS CLOTHINGSWAP

Have you ever wondered why everything has to be new? Why do we need new clothes? Why do new clothes have to be made from new materials? Why? This year, at 1st August, we reached World Overshoot Day. The day

SHOPPING DETOX BY AUKJE

Since the start of 2018, Aukje (also one of our changemaker-of-the-month), does a shopping detox meaning she does not buy new clothes, shoes or accessories. In her first vlog Aukje showed us her wardrobe full of clothes ready to be

THE EASIEST WRAPTOP DIY FOR SUMMER

Summer is kicking in. It is my favorite time of year! It is also the time of year you will notice how outworn your tanktops can be from wearing them underneath winter jersey’s. Well, I have the easiest DIY ever for

I BUY NOTHING CHALLENGE

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
Christine

GUESTBLOG CHRISTINE – I BUY NOTHING CHALLENGE: DAY 58

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
Nadia

I BUY NOTHING CHALLENGE: DAY 64

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.

DIY XXL HANDKNITTED WOOL BLANKET

The winter was (still is) cold and I was desperately looking for a blanket to warm me up. I stumbled across extra-large handknitted blankets and it was love at first sight. In my mind the chunky and soft wool creation

I BUY NOTHING CHALLENGE: DAY 21

Sale is over! Thank god. I am doing the I-buy-nothing-challenge for two and a half weeks now and thus it is time for an update. I will reveal how I am holding up in a moment, but let me first tell you how
quote Vivienne Westwood

I BUY NOTHING CHALLENGE: DAY 0

The Talking Thread has taken off and we are so excited to explore and learn more about the fashion industry each day together with you! We started this journey because we think it is ridiculous that just because we want