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I-did Slow Fashion: Helping to close the cycle while serving a social purpose!

Mireille Geijsen was inspired nearly 10 years ago to found I-Did Slow Fashion (run today with Michiel Dekkers and a dedicated team), a social enterprise that really does something about textile waste in The Netherlands. By means of a circular business model (in contrast with the linear “take- make- consume-dispose”-model), used/ unsold textile is processed Continue reading

Omar Sling
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From waste to Curaçaoan art

A musical instrument appeared to me when words could not speak. Her body was steady like a pyramid and her soul formed by four chords. She said to me; I will develop your culture, change your sorrow into dance. Bring unity strength and harmony. Teach my children and they will never forget“~Omar Sling!… Continue reading

Meet Pepijn
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Treating the earth with respect!

Corporate scandals have pressed organisations into adopting ‘greener’ and more ‘sustainable’ business practices, taking care of our natural resources and thus treating the earth with respect. But what about our individual efforts? In this post, I’m sharing with you one the models I’ve encountered along the way here in Holland. I hope to inspire mostly … Continue reading

Showing my circular Bag
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Someone else’s clothes= my circular bag

Last weekend I had the privilege of attending the #fashionrevolution event, where we ask brands to tell us #whomademyclothes.

There, I bought my first Circular Bag!

Stay tuned for my next post!!… Continue reading