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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

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

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

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

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,

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 LITTLE THINGS THAT MAKE YOU A CHANGEMAKER

Monday morning, settled with a cup of coffee in front of my laptop. It’s a new day, a lucky day, because I see Matt & Nat bags are in sale! I have been looking for a new rucksack for some

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,
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