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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

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
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
Dyeing

DYEING FOR A CHANGE: BACTERIA TO THE RESCUE!

When buying clothes, most people barely think about how it has been made. Not because we don’t care, but because we don’t know and aren’t offered a lot of information about the production process. Logically, if you are not involved

EVERYDAY A NEW BIKINI AT CUBA

The winter in the Netherlands is about clouds and rain and clouds and rain. Boring. I got the opportunity to follow the sun to Cuba together with my godmother. Who just like me, loves the beach, sun and cocktails as
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