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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

TO SWAP OR NOT TO SWAP

It’s 15.00 and I walk to the Erasmus Paviljoen Clothing Swap. It’s quiet outside and I wonder if I am too late, since the swap started at 14.00. When I walk in, I see that’s not the case. The theater
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
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