I’ve been a little disenchanted with the sustainable fashion topic lately. If you read my last post you’ll know what I’m talking about. The fact is that since I’m involved in this sustainable fashion with my blog and instagram profile, the stuff never ends. I keep seeing people in instagram promoting products as “sustainable” or

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sustainable style

How are we all starting the week? I have exciting news here about sustainable style and feature on a magazine. Whoooot?! And just in time for Fashion Revolution! Talking Sustainable Style on ExpatLiving Magazine It doesn’t happen everyday that you see your face on a magazine, right? I’m super excited to share my feature on

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ALMALEON

I’m starting a new series featuring women entrepreneurs around the world that have launched a business from conscious and sustainable point of view. Carefully selecting designers, suppliers and materials to deliver a product that adds as much value to the consumer as it does to the supply chain. This article features Ascensión Aparicio, founder and

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organic skin care routine

Hi there! It’s been a while since my last post and that’s because  I went on holidays to Spain and had a great time focusing on spending my time with my family and friends. When I came back to Singapore I had a major jet lag and a hard time adapting to office hours and

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Baliza Ethical Kaftan Dress

and it’s ethically made! If you read my  last post,  you would’ve seen a sneak peak of the beautiful ethical kaftan dress that I bought at the online shop  ZERRIN . When I first saw it on the website I thought it was beautiful, but when I received it at home I couldn’t believe the amount of details

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Frankskincare

I’m really getting into the organic and clean skin care products and makeup. There is something awesome about knowing that my skin is not absorbing toxic stuff and instead is getting nourished by essential oils and natural ingredients. And the same applies to makeup! I came across this Singapore based brand, FRANKSKINCARE, some time ago

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how to eat healthy in office

Eating healthy everyday could be challenging, specially if you have a corporate job and want to take your lunch to the office. I know, I know: prepare the food, the containers, carry it with you all day… Not that convenient. In Singapore there are plenty of food choices, but I do find that there is

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black linen trousers for work

In Singapore we have a permanent summer weather that is just lovely. I’m not gonna lie, it gets too hot an humid sometimes, but still, I prefer it to cold and snow! If you have traveled to South East Asia, you will know that warm weather is the norm around the Region. Wardrobe wise, it

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favorite sustainability podcasts

I am obsessed with podcasts. I don’t know how it happened, but I have over 20 different podcasts on my phone that I listen to daily. Depending on the mood I’m having at the moment I’d listen to different topics. I usually listen in the train (hello 30 minute commute to work) or at home

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I thought I would do a compilation with the highlights of the past month of August, just to look back and see what happened and what I’ve been up to. This month of August has been about a bit hard, as it is the usual time when I take a long vacation, except that this

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Wooden Clutch with Gold leather

And Jewelry too! During my holidays in Spain  there was an important task on my to do list during the stopover in Madrid. Paying a visit to the Bakari shop and checking out their unique handmade bags and clutches. I can assure you that in this shop you will find the bag you are looking

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handmade souvenir ideas from Vietnam

Today I’m bringing some amazing and unique handmade souvenirs that I got in Hanoi recently. I traveled there for work, but I found some free time the day before flying back to Singapore to do some “handmade in Vietnam” souvenir shopping. It was my first time in Hanoi before and because it was a work trip

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shop meaningfully

Over the years my interest in a more conscious lifestyle has grown. Less consumption = less waste. “But how do I stop buying fashion and makeup?”  Says my Zara-addicted self. Good question. I’m working on implementing a more conscious approach to shopping that I want to share with you. How I try to shop meaningfully and

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This week has been life-changing for me. I attended a series of events organized by Fashion Revolution in Singapore, a global organization originated after the collapse of Rana Plaza building in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 24th April 2013. That day 1,138 garment workers  died and over 2,000 were injured due to the poor conditions of the building they

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mint pesto pasta

With bonus tip for a great office lunch There are two things you can do with a bunch of mint leaves, one is mojitos and the other one is mint pesto. For the second option, keep reading! This mint pesto pasta recipe was totally improvised. I went to the supermarket that day to do the

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Today we went to Tiong Bahru for brunch at one of my favorite places in Singapore, Plain Vanilla Bakery. They have the best avocado on toast with poached eggs of the country, hands down. And amazing cupcakes too! Tiong Bahru is a kind of hip and nostalgic neighborhood area, with very cool architecture and filled

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Or how relax and do nothing at all for 3 wonderful days! Langkawi is an amazing weekend-getaway destination if you live in Singapore. It is just one hour away by plane and all low-cost airlines have flights landing there everyday. We went to Langkawi for a long weekend and although there is not much to see

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photography tour in cambodia

Touring colonial Phnom Penh and its surroundings Last week I had to travel to Cambodia for work.  And since the flight back was on Friday, I decided it to change it to Sunday and stay there for the weekend! A friend of mine in Singapore came and joined me, so it worked out perfect. We had a

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healthy chicken honey recipe

A chicken roast with a healthy fruity twist If you have been here  with me for some time you will know that I love to cook and try out new  recipes that will get my diet a bit more fun. This healthy peach and honey chicken recipe is inspired by the amazing book by Madeleine Shaw,

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