Conscious consuming · Ecology · fashion · Tips

How to: Slow Fashion in Belgium.

In the beginning of this year I wrote a blogpost about why I stopped buying fast fashion. You can click here to read more. The stories behind the fast fashion industry are being told on a global scale and it seems like an awareness is spreading. The Fashion Revolution initiative has brought activists from different… Continue reading How to: Slow Fashion in Belgium.

Conscious consuming · Ecology · fashion

Leaving Fast Fashion behind.

I used to be a pro in looking for the cheapest clothes. It’s not that I was buying stuff just because it was cheap.  I literally went on city trips with friends to buy clothes that were different than what my peers were wearing and that suited my personal style. It had to be cheap though, because only… Continue reading Leaving Fast Fashion behind.

Conscious consuming · Ecology · fashion · groningen

Groningen Fair Fashion Guide

As you can read in this blogpost, I only buy clothes that are made in  fair labour conditions. This means either from sustainable/fairtrade brands or second hand. Living in Groningen for half a year, I discovered quite a few places that offer Fair Fashion and I want to share them with you. So here I… Continue reading Groningen Fair Fashion Guide

restaurants · Review · Vegan · Vegetarian

Vegan dining in Groningen

Currently I’m on exchange in Groningen, which is this cute student town in the North of the Netherlands. Now as we all know, the Dutch are not big on eating out in general, they prefer to make simple and sober food at home. As a Belgian and a vegan though + surrounded by other international… Continue reading Vegan dining in Groningen

Ecology · Food · Vegan · Vegetarian

Contradictions I made being a vegetarian for the environment 

I was vegetarian for about two years when I started cooking plant based. Eight months later I decided to go fully vegan. Two months later I had a few slip ups with cheese, being in a formal social situation and not wanting to be the difficult person. I mark the real beginning of being vegan… Continue reading Contradictions I made being a vegetarian for the environment 

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Thinking of throwing a fundraiser? Do it!

About a month ago I threw a High Tea for Nepal with the help of my beautiful family. When my friend (who experienced the Nepal earthquake with her own eyes) told me her story, I immediately felt the urge to help. I donated as much as possible, but still felt that wasn’t enough and more… Continue reading Thinking of throwing a fundraiser? Do it!