Posts tagged ‘Environment’

the consious collection at hennez and maurits

Just read some amazing news: H&M is putting out a second sustainable line. The Conscious Collection is all about romantic blouses, tunics, suits and lingerie. From April 14th this line is available at every store.

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video tgfc

I have an update.. I’ve found a video about the Green Fashion Competition. For those who don’t understand Dutch, here’s a quick recap.

It goes backstage with the winner, Elsien Gringhuis. She tells about how difficult it is to find sustainable fabrics. For instance: the lining unfortunately isn’t ‘green’. Furthermore one of the contestants tells how she uses silver in her designs. Silver? Yes you’ve read it correctly. The silver keeps the bacteria’s away so you don’t have to was it that often.

Just have a look at for the feeling of the designs. You’ll see a bit more of what they made and how elegant sustainable clothing can be!

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elsien gringhuis wins tgfc at aifw

I’ve been biting my nails ’till I heard the news: the winner and runner-up of The Green Fashion Competition are Elsien Gringhuis and OAT. Love the flowy jumpsuit, really a musthave (and perfectly styled!). You can see the designs at the Nukuhiva store starting tomorrow.

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Renowned fashion journalist and judge of the competition, Georgette Koning: “Elsien Gringhuis is modern and contemporary, she has great technical skills and paints a very feminine and beautiful picture. She has managed to create a signature style in a very short period of time”

Pics by the fab Peter Stigter

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juice those extra pounds away!

Hi you guys. Been looking for some good news for you and boy do I have some! I’ve found giveaways you’ll like.

Everyone has good years resolutions. Mine are exercising more and many others. But getting back in shape was never so easy! With the juice treatments of ‘Sapmeesters’ (Juice masters) you can detox and lose a bit weight. For everybody and every aim there’s a treatment. And you can win a three day treatment, including juices, health shots and high quality food supplements! Just email your personal information to this address. All the juices are fresh and mostly made local, organic, in the season ingredients and in sustainable packages. For more info, check out their website.

designer bracelet for free

Looking for an original gift? Looking for something simple yet elegant for yourself? Look no further. With the ‘Good gold’ designer bracelet you support miners to be trained with the Fairtrade-Fairmind principles. This bracelet is made with recycled messing and designed by famous jewellery designer Bibi van der Velden. It’s on size fits all and goes with almost everything you wear. By donating € 15,- you can receive this unique piece of jewellery yourself of give it away.


my favourite green route in amsterdam

I recently revisited Amsterdam and made a new route for myself. And I didn’t want to withhold that from you guys. Made a map for you. Hopefully it’s not to amaturistic 🙂

My green city guide Amsterdam

mail and win kneipp gift set!

First and foremost a very happy, healthy and green new year! Hope you enjoyed the festivities and are ready to make the new year a bit better. I know I am. And with the Kneipp products you can win, you can certainly start the new year clean and relaxed! This new line with hemp and patchouli makes you relive the seventies. And you have a shot at a set of shower crème, bath oil, bath foam, body lotion and massage oil. All you have to do is send your personal info to kneipp@debeterewereld.nl. Let’s start the year relaxed!

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