Are you one of those wet blanket who can’t appreciate a nice piece of jewelry without wondering “who made it and under which conditions?” Especially when the beautiful bracelet has traveled all the way from a developing country? I am!I can’t help it. My obsession with responsible business has worsened since I became a Mum. From food to clothes, even earrings, I need to know how it … Continue reading “Cebu” like Santo Niño, dried mangoes and .. French jewelry!
The news hit me like a punch: In 4 months, we are out of the country. Adios Filipino island life, back to Europe. But WHAT will we do and WHERE? I have been so into this “living the moment” state of mind, drishti hardly a few feet in front of me … With my eyes now wide open, I realize that my little Attilas will soon go to … Continue reading From SAHM to Working Mum (intro)
What’s in a label ? is there more to read, beyond the name of the designer ? Literally, Yes! Over the last days, a few Primark shoppers had the shocking surprise to discover messages sewed to the labels of their clothes. Not simple messages : real cries for help. Remember the collapse of the clothing factory in Bangladesh last year ? where hundreds of poor people lost their … Continue reading How I became a “New Born Shopper”
On sort de Cebu cette semaine pour se joindre à des millions de fashionistas en marche pour la Révolution de la Mode ! La revendication ? une mode enfin responsable et ethique. Le 24 Avril 2013, l’usine du Rana Plaza s‘écroule au Bangladesh, arrachant 1,133 ouvriers à leurs familles. Plus de 2500 sont blesses. Ce jour là, des centaines d’enfants deviennent orphelins. On decouvre alors dans quelles … Continue reading Et vous, qui fabrique vos vêtements?