DIY Advent calendar for your loved ones

Family

Christmas is around the corner, only one month to go and to make the wait a little bit sweeter an advent calendar is the best way to surprise your loved ones.
In recent years I have made several advent calendars by myself and with this post I want to share some ideas with what you could fill yours and how to make an advent calendar.

Sustainable fashion brand of the month: La queue du chat

Family, Fashion

This month, I’d like to share something for the little one’s. This cute brand from France does some trendy and cute pieces for babies, toddlers and children. It’s a great alternative to all those fast fashion brands out there, let’s do quality over quantity and support more brands like this.

Air purifiers & water filters for the well being of your family

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When it comes to a newborn, you want to provide the best  environnment possible. Living in China for over 3 years, we have been sensibilized to the problems of air and water quality. Here is a sum-up of what we learned and our advices.

Sustainable fashion brand of the month: People Tree

Fashion

This month’s sustainable fashion brand is People Tree. I picked them for two main reasons:

1. They were founded in Asia and have expanded with another Headquarter in Europe. To me that shows how much demand and potential sustainability in fashion has.

2. Their collection is setting itself apart from the usual eco-fair brands. It was hard to only pick 5 faves, cause I’d basically buy anything from their clothing line.

This brand proves that sustainability and fashionability can go hand in hand!

Feminism of the week: Why ambitious women have flat heads

Feminism

Dame Stephanie Shirley aka Steve.

First time I listened to it, I was on the metro in Shanghai and I had to seriously hold back my tears because her story was so touching to me (also I was pregnant and overly emotional). In preparation of this blogpost, I re-watched it on the TV and again my eyes were filled with tears.