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Ethical Fashion Myths: Debunking 6 Harmful Misconceptions 02 Jun
Ethical Fashion Myths: Debunking 6 Harmful Misconceptions

From luxury brands being a sustainable choice to fairtrade clothes being basic, let’s debunk these ethical fashion myths together.

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11 Simple Sustainable Fashion Choices That Actually Make a Difference 12 May
11 Simple Sustainable Fashion Choices That Actually Make a Difference

Thanks to these easy sustainable fashion choices and tips, you can do something nice for the planet every time you get dressed. Here’s where to start!

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Why Fast & Ethical Fashion Are Feminist Issues (& How You Can Help) 28 Apr
Why Fast & Ethical Fashion Are Feminist Issues (& How You Can Help)

From feminist slogans on t-shirts made by exploited women to the vicious cycle maintained by this industry, here’s how fashion and feminism are connected.

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Recycled Fabrics & Upcycling Fashion: Green or Greenwashed? 21 Apr
Recycled Fabrics & Upcycling Fashion: Green or Greenwashed?

What's the difference between recycled fabrics & upcycled clothes? Most importantly, are they as sustainable as they sound? Let's find out!

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Fashion Revolution Week: How You Can Be Part of the Change 14 Apr
Fashion Revolution Week: How You Can Be Part of the Change

Enough with an unethical and unsustainable clothing industry! Fashion Revolution Week is your chance to have a say and push brands to take action. Here's how.

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Is Bamboo Sustainable? Best & Greenest Bamboo Fabric Properties 31 Mar
Is Bamboo Sustainable? Best & Greenest Bamboo Fabric Properties

Eco-friendly? Ethical? Better than cotton? Find out all about bamboo fabric's sustainability and where to find the perfect bamboo clothes for your ethos.

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Rayon Fabric, Modal & Lyocell: Differences & Sustainability 17 Mar
Rayon Fabric, Modal & Lyocell: Differences & Sustainability

Made from wood pulp, are these fabrics a good alternative to synthetic ones? And what are the actual differences between rayon, modal & lyocell? Let’s see!

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How to Ditch Fast Fashion & Switch to Ethical Clothes: 10 Tips 10 Mar
How to Ditch Fast Fashion & Switch to Ethical Clothes: 10 Tips

Ready to take the first step towards a more sustainable wardrobe? Here are some practical tips to ditch fast fashion and discover ethical alternatives.

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Piñatex: All the Juicy Properties of Pineapple Leather 24 Feb
Piñatex: All the Juicy Properties of Pineapple Leather

First time hearing about pineapple leather? We were surprised, too! Discover whether or not Piñatex can be considered a sustainable type of vegan leather.

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Is Linen Sustainable? Pros & Cons of Timeless Linen Fabric 10 Feb
Is Linen Sustainable? Pros & Cons of Timeless Linen Fabric

Durable, breathable, versatile… but is linen sustainable, too? Discover all about linen fabric and how to find the best linen clothing for your style.

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Shopping online after Brexit: How to avoid unexpected fees. 04 Feb
Shopping online after Brexit: How to avoid unexpected fees.

As of January 1, the transition period of Brexit has officially expired and the United Kingdom is no longer part of the EU. This has quite some impact on you if you're used to doing your online shopping on the other side of the canal. How do you avoid unexpected fees upon arrival of your package? We have tips!

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5 Best Ethical Jeans Brands: Blue Denim Is Turning Green 03 Feb
5 Best Ethical Jeans Brands: Blue Denim Is Turning Green

Did you know that an average pair requires 7,000 litres of water? Here are the best ethical jeans brands for a more sustainable but super stylish denim model.

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What Is Hemp Fabric? Properties & Sustainability 27 Jan
What Is Hemp Fabric? Properties & Sustainability

Did you know that hemp fabric requires 50% less water than cotton and lasts 3 times longer? Discover the sustainable properties of this game-changing material.

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Conventional Cotton vs Organic Cotton: Differences & Sustainability 13 Jan
Conventional Cotton vs Organic Cotton: Differences & Sustainability

Sadly, natural doesn’t automatically mean sustainable, and that’s the case with cotton. Discover the differences between conventional cotton vs organic cotton!

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The Problem with Fast Fashion: Cheap Clothes, High Hidden Costs 30 Dec
The Problem with Fast Fashion: Cheap Clothes, High Hidden Costs

From child labour to toxic dyes, there’s a high hidden cost behind cheap labesl. Check out the problems with fast fashion and discover a sustainable solution.

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Organic Wool: Can Wool Be Ethical & Sustainable? 23 Dec
Organic Wool: Can Wool Be Ethical & Sustainable?

Natural and biodegradable, it obviously involves livestock, so let’s figure out together whether or not we can consider wool and organic wool sustainable.

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7 Life-Changing Reasons to Switch to Sustainable Fashion 16 Dec
7 Life-Changing Reasons to Switch to Sustainable Fashion

From an ethical lifestyle to the opportunity to ditch trends and create your signature style, here are 7 reasons to choose sustainable fashion over and over again.

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8 Steps to a Merry Eco-Friendly Christmas Season 02 Dec
8 Steps to a Merry Eco-Friendly Christmas Season

From recyclable wrapping paper to conscious gifts, there are several ways to have an eco-friendly Christmas season, this year. Here are some practical tips.

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How to Have a Green, Sustainable Black Friday 25 Nov
How to Have a Green, Sustainable Black Friday

This day is the opposite of green… and not just because of the name! Here’s how to have a sustainable Black Friday and support more ethical alternatives.

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Eco Gender Gap: Why Green Was Turned Pink & How to Change It 18 Nov
Eco Gender Gap: Why Green Was Turned Pink & How to Change It

Why should saving the world be a woman’s job?! Here’s what we can all do to reduce the eco gender gap and turn ethical lifestyles into a unisex mission.

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The Journey of Your Clothing: A Typical Fashion Supply Chain 11 Nov
The Journey of Your Clothing: A Typical Fashion Supply Chain

Ever wondered how clothes go from raw materials to finished goods? Here’s what a fashion supply chain looks like & the difference between a fast/slow approach.

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The Expensive & Environmental Cost of Free Returns 28 Oct
The Expensive & Environmental Cost of Free Returns

No, free returns aren't actually free. Or better: not for the store nor the environment. Discover their hidden cost and what you can do to reduce it.

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Is Deadstock Fabric Sustainable or Is It Greenwashing? 14 Oct
Is Deadstock Fabric Sustainable or Is It Greenwashing?

Many companies pride themselves in using leftover textiles, but is deadstock fabric as sustainable as they claim or just another form of greenwashing? Let’s see.

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How to Have a Sustainable Halloween: Orange, Black & Green! 07 Oct
How to Have a Sustainable Halloween: Orange, Black & Green!

Let’s add some green to the colours of the spookiest holiday by enjoying a sustainable Halloween, this year. Here are 4 easy tips!

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