It’s already July! Can you believe how fast time flies? If you’re in Europe or the northern hemisphere, chances are you’ll lay in the sun at least a few times in the next two months. So you may already have your swimsuit! But in case you don’t, or you want to indulge in a new piece during the summer sales, here’s a selection of eco-friendly swimsuit that are kind to the planet!Read More
Winter is coming… and so is the need for a bag large enough to hold your laptop, medications against the cold and gym essentials while still looking stylish. A few years ago, to find that perfect companion I would have had a look to well known brands who produce leather goods as my mother always told me « leather is what lasts the longest ».
Many toxic chemicals are used (including to prevent the skin from biodegrading and without which it would rot straight on your foot or your arm should the leather made good be a bag) such as chromium considered as hazardous. Tannery effluents are also polluted and some studies suggest that diseases found among residents living close to a tannery could be linked to the chemical exposure. At the same time, many leather like vegan alternatives are synthetic based and come from plastic and petroleum. Not so good for mother Earth either.
So here’s a list I compiled of vegan AND eco friendly alternatives for the fall/winter season. So that you can carry your life around without harming the animals or the planet ! :)Read More
Only ten days to go until it’s officially summer but it already feels like it in Europe! Temperatures are high, days are sunny and I’m off to apply to become a weather presenter (just kidding). Having blue eyes and significant vision problems, I feel bothered when brightness increases even a tiny bit. So one of the things I need the most as soon as summer starts to show up is sunglasses! However finding brands that produce those with an Eco-friendly/sustainable approach hasn’t really been a piece of cake for me.
So here it is! Part 2 of the “Where to” series that aims at at providing readers with brands that offer ethical/eco/fair/vegan (all 4 when possible) alternatives to a product worn regularly, just like a good friend with cool addressees she likes to share :)
9 eco friendly sunglasses that’ll make you look stylish at the beach while protecting your eyes and the environment!
The first "Where to?" Blog is here! And it's about a piece of clothing we all cherish: JEANS!
Jeans production is indeed often linked to toxic chemicals poisoning water and garment workers, slavery, and intense use of pesticides. Pretty bad right? Doesn't have to be anymore, below are 10 denim brands you can buy that are good for you/the planet/its human inhabitants!Read More