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Empowered Women Make Better Fashion

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The Land That Banned The Plastic Bag

BY greenstilettosgirl / Jun 05, 2018

Today is World Environment Day, and nations and people around the world are urged to beat plastic pollution. As Europe […]

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Frugality in Fashion

BY greenstilettosgirl / May 06, 2018

How many of you are good at managing your budgets? I, for one, have at times struggled with my personal […]

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Lifestyle

Technology for Sustainable Fashion

BY greenstilettosgirl / Mar 25, 2018

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have changed the fashion industry as we know it—and will undoubtedly continue to do so […]

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Fashion

The End of the Black Carpet Season?

BY greenstilettosgirl / Mar 11, 2018

After an all-black start at the Golden Globes, this year’s red carpet season concluded in true technicolour fashion at the […]

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Are global goals fashionable?

BY greenstilettosgirl / Feb 11, 2018

Fashion is not a topic often debated at the United Nations, and yet this global industry provides a perfect focus […]

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A Royal Nod to Sustainable Fashion

BY Green Stilettos / Feb 05, 2018

 Last week, not one but two royal couples showed their support for sustainable fashion. During their Scandinavian tour, The Duke […]

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In Praise of Lagom

BY Green Stilettos / Jan 07, 2018

Happy New Year! If you have been following the various word-of-the-year shortlists and design trends, you may have noticed that […]

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Lifestyle, Random thoughts

TED X GENEVA TALK “SLOW FASHION – FOOD FOR THOUGHT”

BY Green Stilettos / Dec 18, 2017

Giving a talk at TEDxGeneva 2017 titled “Slow Fashion – Food for Thought?” was a dream come true! The experience was both […]

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A Scarf with a Story to Tell

BY Green Stilettos / Dec 17, 2017

Scarves are among the most versatile gifts, suitable for anyone from a hard-working assistant to a hard-to-please mother-in-law. And what […]

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UAE Art & Fashion: A Cosmopolitan Mix

BY Green Stilettos / Nov 25, 2017

Last weekend I was among the lucky visitors to the brand-new Louvre Abu Dhabi — a futuristic museum designed by French […]

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Fashion, Lifestyle

A Red Centenary

BY Green Stilettos / Nov 08, 2017

As the last fiery autumn leaves give way to the first snowflakes, my mind is drawn to the events that […]

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Fashion, R

It’s a Wrap!

BY Green Stilettos / Oct 08, 2017

Recently a budding designer asked me about sustainable and luxurious packaging options, and it made me think about this important […]

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Green-to-glam ideas from A to Z, Lifestyle

Back to School

BY Green Stilettos / Sep 10, 2017

By the end of this week, most students in the northern hemisphere have gone back to school. Yet learning is […]

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Green-to-glam ideas from A to Z, Random thoughts

SDressed for Success

BY Green Stilettos / Aug 20, 2017

When I first got into slow fashion six years ago, I noticed a huge gap in the market for sustainable […]

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Fashion, Green-to-glam ideas from A to Z

Talking Slow Fashion at TEDxGeneva 2017

BY Green Stilettos / Aug 14, 2017

Giving a talk at TEDxGeneva 2017 titled “Slow Fashion – Food for Thought?” was a dream come true! The experience was both […]

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Random thoughts

A Lacy Number

BY Green Stilettos / Jun 25, 2017

Horses for courses, as the saying goes, and lace rhymes with race. And not just any old horse racing event, […]

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Fashion, Random thoughts

Fighting Climate Change With Your Wardrobe

BY Green Stilettos / Jun 05, 2017

If, like many, you are left feeling disheartened by the recent decision of President Trump to pull the United States […]

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Green-to-glam ideas from A to Z

Gifts As Sweet As Honey

BY Green Stilettos / Dec 22, 2016

In Greek mythology, the Gods of Olympus would consume honey as a drink or nectar to achieve immortality. For the […]

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Beauty, Green-to-glam ideas from A to Z, Lifestyle

Mover and Shaker: Nicolas Rochat

BY Green Stilettos / Nov 20, 2016

With the ski season fast approaching, it is time to choose one’s green-and-glam outfit. While Patagonia has become synonymous with environmentally […]

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Fashion

How Much Difference Can a Dress Make?

BY Green Stilettos / Oct 18, 2016

I pondered this question when I recently attended a one-night celebration of fashion and cinema called ‘A Night To Remember’, […]

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Fashion, Green-to-glam ideas from A to Z

Tying The Knot

BY Green Stilettos / Sep 03, 2016

A few years ago, in the dog days of summer, I attended a friends’ wedding on the beautiful Croatian coast. […]

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Fashion

Organic Bordeaux

BY Green Stilettos / Aug 13, 2016

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to visit the beautiful region of Bordeaux in south-western France. Renowned for its […]

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Lifestyle

The Best of American Ethical Fashion

BY Green Stilettos / Jul 03, 2016

In honour of Independence Day, we look at US ethical fashion brands you can proudly wear to Fourth of July […]

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Fashion

The True Cost of Fast Fashion

BY Green Stilettos / Jun 05, 2016

It’s been a year since the release of The True Cost, a documentary film that explores the environmental and social cost […]

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Fashion

Dead Sea Revival

BY Green Stilettos / May 16, 2016

Every now and then, we all need to recharge our batteries and the best way for me to do it […]

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Beauty, Uncategorized

Fashion Revolution Week

BY Green Stilettos / Apr 16, 2016

This year’s Fashion Revolution Week kicks off on Monday, encouraging millions of fashion lovers around the world to ask brands […]

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Fashion

Stilettos Revisited

BY Green Stilettos / Mar 06, 2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that stiletto heels remain the stuff of dreams for women and men alike. As stilettos […]

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Fashion, Lifestyle

Here’s to the Fashion Eccentrics

BY Green Stilettos / Jan 24, 2016

Earlier this month, the music world mourned the passing of one of the brightest stars of the century, David Bowie, […]

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Green-to-glam ideas from A to Z, Random thoughts

Hello 2016!

BY Green Stilettos / Jan 10, 2016

2015 was, by many accounts, a tumultuous year in fashion, marked by high-profile changes at the helm of major brands […]

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Random thoughts

Charitable Gifting

BY Green Stilettos / Dec 13, 2015

The festive season is once again upon us, and what could be better than a gift that gives back? As […]

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Lifestyle

All That Glitters

BY Green Stilettos / Nov 22, 2015

Aside from chocolate and watches, Switzerland is world famous for its banks—and their gold reserves. In fact, 70% of this […]

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Random thoughts

A Tale of Two Italian Cities

BY Green Stilettos / Oct 25, 2015

A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of visiting two Italian cities—Milan and Florence—which had historically vied for the […]

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Fashion, Green-to-glam ideas from A to Z

Awesome Shoes

BY Green Stilettos / Sep 20, 2015

After an enjoyable summer break, it is time for many of us to hit the ground running again. And what […]

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Fashion, Green-to-glam ideas from A to Z

Greek Goodies

BY Green Stilettos / Jul 26, 2015

  With a Greek name that translates as ‘foreigner’ or ‘hospitality’, I feel a special Hellenic connection. One of my favourite […]

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Green-to-glam ideas from A to Z, Random thoughts

Swedish smorgasbord

BY Green Stilettos / Jul 12, 2015

Earlier this week I was in the land of ABBA, IKEA and H&M. Sweden is one of my favourite countries […]

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Fashion, Random thoughts

Earth-Friendly Ideas For Kids

BY Green Stilettos / Jul 03, 2015

This week, my son turned seven. Choosing a present for a boy his age can be tricky: how does one compete with […]

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Random thoughts

New Weekly Show on Swiss Financial TV

BY Green Stilettos / Jun 29, 2015

It’s been a busy few weeks with lots of new and exciting projects that have kept the Green Stilettos Girl rushed […]

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Fashion, Random thoughts

Zesty Summer

BY Green Stilettos / Jun 14, 2015

Summer is finally here and it’s promising to be a vitamin boost! From an orange pressé at breakfast to a […]

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Fashion

China’s New Luxury

BY Green Stilettos / May 31, 2015

This week, Gucci made headlines with its 50% sale in China aimed at clearing its former creative director Frida Giannini’s […]

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Fashion, Green-to-glam ideas from A to Z

Eco-Chic Home Office

BY Green Stilettos / May 17, 2015

Recently I have been busy setting up my home office. In fact, it was not until I have left the comfort […]

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Lifestyle

Petite Fashion, Big Potential

BY Green Stilettos / Apr 26, 2015

In recent weeks there has been much discussion about the ‘plus size’ market in women’s fashion being significantly underserved. In […]

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Fashion

Making an Under-Statement

BY Green Stilettos / Apr 13, 2015

Lingerie – or simply put, underwear – is a woman’s ultimate weapon of seduction. From briefs to bras, and from […]

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Fashion

Travel in Style

BY Green Stilettos / Mar 27, 2015

These couple of weeks I am doing a fair amount of packing due to a three-week family holiday in Australia. […]

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Green-to-glam ideas from A to Z, Lifestyle

Helping Pearls Keep Their Lustre

BY Green Stilettos / Mar 15, 2015

Pearls are the oldest gem known to humankind: the oldest pearl found is over 7,500 years old. Famous women — […]

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Fashion

Wild About The Dress

BY Green Stilettos / Mar 07, 2015

Two topics were trending on social media last week. The first was #TheDress craze which dominated the twittersphere and literally […]

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Lifestyle, Random thoughts

Welcoming the Green Goat

BY Green Stilettos / Feb 15, 2015

Next Thursday, 19 February will usher the Chinese New Year of the Goat (also known as Ram or Sheep). And it’s […]

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Lifestyle

Fit for a Princess

BY Green Stilettos / Feb 01, 2015

My three-year-old daughter is obsessed with princess dresses, especially those in lurid colours. Taking them off at bedtime is a constant […]

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Fashion, Random thoughts

Power Dressing

BY Green Stilettos / Jan 18, 2015

For some, this phrase conjures images of big hair and shoulder pads as seen on Dynasty characters and 1980s air hostesses. Yet for […]

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Fashion

Great Expectations

BY Green Stilettos / Jan 11, 2015

The start of a new year is the time to dream big, lay out one’s ambitions and launch new projects. […]

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Random thoughts

A Green-and-Glam Christmas

BY Green Stilettos / Dec 14, 2014

Ho! Ho! Ho! It’s nearly Christmas – that special time of the year when we get together with family and friends, […]

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Lifestyle

Talking Luxury

BY Green Stilettos / Dec 02, 2014

Last night, on a beach in balmy Miami, Florida, luxury executives likely got to feel the sand between their toes while […]

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Random thoughts

L’Entre-Saison

BY Green Stilettos / Nov 24, 2014

As I write this post after nearly a two-month hiatus, I am staring out of my window onto a hazy […]

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Fashion, Lifestyle, Random thoughts

Leading Ladies

BY Green Stilettos / Sep 28, 2014

Last week at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, British actress Emma Watson, the Harry Potter star and […]

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Random thoughts

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