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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

8 OF OUR VERY FAVORITE SUSTAINABLE FASHION BRANDS OF ALL TIME

Sustainable fashion is broad. (Just like ‘regular’ fashion, there, another misconception off the table). You can choose between vegan, fair, supporting women empowerment, natural fibers, bio materials, recycled, upcycled, circular and so on. Haven’t talked about the different styles yet!

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

THE VINTAGE SHOPPING GUIDE BY EXPERT ESMERALDA

Vintage shopping. To some a wonderful world full of treasures, for others an impossible adventure. We understand it can be overwhelming, or difficult to find the right size when vintage sizes are not the same. Not the mention the influence

CHANGEMAKER OF THE MONTH IS CLAUDIA SZERAKOWSKI!

Making a change in this world of ours sometimes seems tough and impossible. When I think I did something good, I read in the news something bad has happened. Or when I thought to be inspiring to make a change,

6 FAIR FASHION BRANDS SUPPORTING WOMEN

Without any doubt, you will have noticed it was International Women's Day last month. It was shown on billboards, written on t-shirts and told by celebrities. This day had a very important message: equality for all! These days still, women

FASHIONABLE AND CONSCIOUS GIFTS TO GIVE TO YOUR LOVED ONES

Oh December… Christmas music playing everywhere, frozen fingers, no snow (damn climate change) and dark days. Lovely right? No just kidding. I do like the days around Christmas. It’s always great to have the family together, eat too much good

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

FAIR FASHION SHOPPING GUIDE: AMSTERDAM

Whenever people ask me where in the Netherlands they can shop fair fashion the best, I always tell them Amsterdam. But when they ask me what stores to go to, I can only name a few while knowing there are
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