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Top 3 sustainable fashion books for the summer

Summer is calling, and so is the time to chill on the sand with a good book in your hands. Of course, you should use the time to relax but you maybe feel like learning about new topics such as sustainable fashion? Here is short list of our top recommended reads that will make you a wiser person! 

 

1 Slow Fashion - Aesthetics meets Ethics
by Safia Minney 

 

The book 
This is Safia Minney’s second book dated from 2016 and it became a must to read for anyone who wants to get more knowledge about sustainable fashion, from the entrepreneur to the individual passing by creative minds like designers.
The book curates sustainable fashion pioneers like...


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Virunga National Park

Time to read ± 5min

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At thegreenlabels.com we wish to play our part for a better sustainable world. Today, we will talk about the Virunga National Park. we explain to you why we choose that project and how you can help us to make it happens.

“Virunga National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, on the border of Uganda and Rwanda. Virunga is Africa’s oldest national park and is also the continent’s most biologically diverse protected area. The park’s 7800 square kilometers (3000 square miles) includes forests, savannas, lava plains, swamps, erosion valleys, active volcanoes, and the glaciated peaks of the Rwenzori mountains.”  (virunga.org)


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Freedom is in the air

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Inspiration from TGL

Nothing comes close to the feeling of walking barefoot in the grass.


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Meet our Fair Fashion Pioneers: Naomi Rachèl Timan

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Fair Fashion Pioneers: 
Naomi Rachèl Timan

We can’t create a fair fashion world without a lot of passionate people working in the industry. In ‘Fair Fashion Pioneers’ we will interview brand owners, agents, designers and other inspiring people about what thrives them to do this work and how they try to contribute to a better world.

This week we meet up with designer Naomi Rachèl Timan. As a fashion designer, she started her own bag and accessory brand. After her Fashion design study at HKU in Utrecht, she started her first collection called “I WAS A..” in 2014 where she makes bags and accessories out of old materials like sofas and...


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Join the Fashion Revolution

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A new Fashion Industry

"Fashion Revolution believes in a fashion industry that values people, planet, creativity and profit in equal measure and that positive change starts with transparency, traceability and openness." - Fashion Revolution


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Meet our Fair Fashion Pioneers: Charlotte van Waes

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Fair Fashion Pioneers:
Charlotte van Waes

We can’t create a fair fashion world without a lot of passionate people working in the industry. In ‘Fair Fashion Pioneers’ we will interview brand owners, agents, designers and other inspiring people about what thrives them to do this work and how they try to contribute to a better world.

Talking about pioneers! This week we meet up with Charlotte van Waes aka Charlie. In 2009 she started, together with Marieke Vinck, the fair fashion store, and agency Charlie+Mary. 


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5 tips to embrace sustainable fashion

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Tips from TGL

We know, buying the last on-trend cool piece you saw on the super trendy girl you follow on Instagram for 15euros is very tempting. But we also know that Fast fashion comes at a very high environmental cost also for the people involved in the production chain: water pollution, use of toxic chemicals, increasing levels of textile waste, production conditions close to slavery ... 

If you are decided to leave fast fashion behind here are the top 5 tips you can apply right away for a more conscious shopping approach. Promise it won't be boring! 


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Meet our Fair Fashion Pioneers: Sara Dubbeldam

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Fair Fashion Pioneers: Sara Dubbeldam

We can’t create a fair fashion world without a lot of passionate people working in the industry. In ‘Fair Fashion Pioneers’ we will interview brand owners, agents, designers and other inspiring people about what thrives them to do this work and how they try to contribute to a better world.

This week we meet up with fair and sustainable fashion blogger Sara Dubbeldam. She is a brand strategist, but also runs the blog whensarasmiles.nl where she is not only sharing conscious fashion outfits, but also shares new brands, and writes about her broader thoughts considering...


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TGL WHAT?

At the end of last summer we have launched our website and social media channel. Let’s be honest at the beginning it was just a test ... But what was a test is now progressively transforming into growing platform for like-minded people.

What is TGL again?

Right it’s been a while, let’s refresh a little ; -)


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