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Kimono Revisited

BY Green Stilettos / Sep 14, 2014

Kimono, a traditional Japanese garment worn by men and women alike, is the biggest and one of the more surprising fashion trends of […]

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Sustainable Fashion: Living Up To High Standards

BY Green Stilettos / Aug 31, 2014

Since the launch of green stilettos, I have been exploring the various permutations of “sustainable” fashion: ethical, eco-, fairtrade, green, responsible and […]

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

New Nordic Fashion

BY Green Stilettos / Aug 17, 2014

This week took me to the shores of the Baltic Sea, a region which has recently made its mark on […]

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

The Art of Transformation

BY Green Stilettos / Aug 05, 2014

Metamorphosis is a Greek term that stands for “transformation”. A biological process that is common in many insects, it is also perhaps […]

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

Five French Fashion Staples We Love

BY Green Stilettos / Jul 19, 2014

On my first trip to Paris at the age of 14, I saw an unmistakably French woman on the street […]

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Rare Colour, Rough Cut?

BY Green Stilettos / Jul 04, 2014

Emeralds, rubies, sapphires and other coloured gemstones have seen a surge in price and popularity over the past decade for a variety […]

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In Search of Alternatives to Toxic Fashion

BY Green Stilettos / Jun 22, 2014

From fire-retardant infant sleep-suits to designer T-shirts, the use of chemicals such as teflon and formaldehyde in clothes is ubiquitous, […]

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Time to Shwop!

BY Green Stilettos / Jun 14, 2014

Every woman I know has found herself at some point in her life staring into her bursting-at-the-seams wardrobe with nothing […]

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Fashion, Random thoughts

World Environment Day: Island Fashion

BY Green Stilettos / Jun 05, 2014

Today is World Environment Day, and this year’s theme is islands! Besides being sought-after destinations thanks to their outstanding natural beauty, islands are […]

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An Education: The First Touch of Luxury

BY Green Stilettos / May 25, 2014

Do you remember the scene from the film An Education where the delightful Carey Mulligan’s character, a 16-year-old suburban schoolgirl Jenny, upon meeting […]

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Lifestyle, Random thoughts

Leopard Prints

BY Green Stilettos / May 11, 2014

Leopard is the most popular print in the fashion industry. Worn by tribal chiefs and sex symbols alike, it stands for danger […]

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

Dressing for a Cause

BY Green Stilettos / May 04, 2014

Our clothes are used to send a multitude of messages. A football jersey professes one’s support to home team; a business suit conveys […]

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Royal Style

BY Green Stilettos / Apr 26, 2014

From heirs to the throne to pop princesses, celebrities – especially royal ones – have a profound influence on fashion. From Grace […]

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

And the Winner Is… Sydney!

BY Green Stilettos / Apr 12, 2014

One of my favourite places in the world is Sydney, Australia’s largest city, where I spent just under 48 hours […]

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Mexican Folk, Fiesta and Frida

BY Green Stilettos / Apr 04, 2014

Hola! Last week I was in one of the most vibrant and diverse countries in the world: Mexico. I flew there […]

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Fashion

Forests for Fashion

BY Green Stilettos / Mar 22, 2014

Last Friday, Green Stilettos were at the United Nations Office in Geneva to speak at the conference “Forests for Fashion […]

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It’s Electrifying! 2014 Geneva Motor Show

BY Green Stilettos / Mar 09, 2014

The green is in at this year’s Geneva Motor Show taking place from 6-16 March. In its 84th edition, the Salon […]

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Lifestyle

Emperor’s New Clothes

BY Green Stilettos / Mar 01, 2014

Last week, Greenpeace released another damning report on the luxury industry’s sustainability record. In its Detox campaign’s latest instalment, titled […]

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Fashion

Chocolate With A Heart

BY Green Stilettos / Feb 16, 2014

Chocolate hearts are a Valentine’s Day staple, behind in popularity only roses and engagement rings. But how do you know […]

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Lifestyle, Random thoughts

Sporting Fashion: Going for Gold in Sustainable Sportswear

BY Green Stilettos / Feb 09, 2014

By a peculiar alignment of the stars, two major events are taking place simultaneously this week: the Mercedes-Benz New York […]

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Fashion, Random thoughts

Where to Study Sustainable Fashion?

BY Green Stilettos / Feb 01, 2014

In the fashion universe, designer is king. That’s why the only way to get the fashion industry to embrace sustainability […]

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Berlin Fashion Week – Bigger, Bolder, Better

BY Green Stilettos / Jan 18, 2014

Step into Berlin’s Kronprinzenpalais and you forget the darkness and the drizzle on a January afternoon in the German capital. […]

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New Year’s Sustainable Fashion Revolutions

BY Green Stilettos / Jan 07, 2014

We’ve all been there: making New Year’s resolutions, some bigger than others. We have solemnly declared that we would sign […]

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Fashion

A Year in Review: Sustainable Luxury Highlights 2013

BY Green Stilettos / Dec 28, 2013

As we are getting ready to ring in the new year, it is time to look back at 2013. Despite […]

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Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle, Random thoughts

Year-End Rush and My Christmas Wishlist

BY Green Stilettos / Dec 20, 2013

Now it’s that time of the year when we are all rushed off our feet getting  those very special presents […]

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Fashion, Lifestyle

The Zeitgeist Wears Green

BY Green Stilettos / Dec 10, 2013

Recently I was approached by BMW’s new online magazine The Ecoist for an interview about my blog Green Stilettos and […]

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Green Stilettos Turns One – The List!

BY Green Stilettos / Dec 01, 2013

This week, Green Stilettos marked an important milestone – my little blog with a big vision of ‘putting glam into […]

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Pre-Holidays Pampering Tips

BY Green Stilettos / Nov 21, 2013

As the weather gets colder and the holiday season draws nearer, it is time to get pampered with some wholesome […]

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Beauty, Uncategorized

DESIGNGUT: Where Swiss Design Meets Sustainability

BY Green Stilettos / Nov 11, 2013

Last week I had a great opportunity to visit DESIGNGUT, the annual Swiss sustainable design fair, in Winterthur — a […]

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Fashion, Lifestyle

Craving for Caviar?

BY Green Stilettos / Nov 05, 2013

Once a delicacy of choice of French kings, Russian tzars and Persian shahs alike, wild sturgeon caviar today has all […]

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Beauty, Uncategorized

Le Flagship Store Experience

BY Green Stilettos / Oct 26, 2013

Last week I celebrated my 30-something birthday in Paris (hence the delay in updating the blog). Of course, no trip […]

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Fashion, Lifestyle

Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Other Swiss Fashion Events

BY Green Stilettos / Oct 13, 2013

This morning, I ticked off one of the items that are high up on my bucket list: to have breakfast […]

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Fashion

The Roaring Twenties, Take Two

BY Green Stilettos / Oct 06, 2013

Among the momentous events that marked the month of September were the Big Four Fashion Weeks (New York, London, Milan […]

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Fashion

Will Geneva’s Love Affair With Luxury Continue?

BY Green Stilettos / Sep 28, 2013

Walking down Geneva’s Rue du Rhône is like leafing through a glossy magazine: some of the world’s most coveted jewellery, […]

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One Click to Green-and-Glam Fashion

BY Green Stilettos / Sep 22, 2013

As a working mum, I am a big fan of online shopping. I routinely make my purchases – from groceries […]

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Fashion

Something for the Boys

BY Green Stilettos / Sep 16, 2013

We know from the marketing gurus that women make the majority of purchasing decisions in their households, and tend to be […]

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Fashion, Random thoughts

Back to School: Preppy Style for Grown-ups

BY Green Stilettos / Sep 08, 2013

The first week of September is when children across the Northern hemisphere go back to school. As I was leafing […]

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Fashion

High Time for Sustainability?

BY Green Stilettos / Aug 31, 2013

There are several things that Switzerland is synonymous with: chocolate, cheese, banks and, undoubtedly, watches. Earlier this week I had a unique […]

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Lifestyle, Random thoughts

A Ma Fille: Swiss Sustainable Fashion with an Aussie Twist

BY Green Stilettos / Aug 22, 2013

A few weeks ago, in a small Swiss town of Rolle on Lake Geneva, I found a charming high street […]

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Fashion

Green Stilettos Go To Market

BY Green Stilettos / Aug 15, 2013

I admit it: I have a foible for street markets. Perhaps because it makes me feel like a gold prospector: […]

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Fashion, Lifestyle

Green Stilettos Go On Holiday (Part 2: Slap, Seek and Slide)

BY Green Stilettos / Aug 07, 2013

After my previous post about Slip and Slop tips for a green-and-glam beach holiday, we are now looking at Slap, […]

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Green Stilettos Go On Holiday (Part 1: Slip and Slop)

BY Green Stilettos / Jul 27, 2013

It’s sizzling hot here in Switzerland and soon we will be joining other holiday-makers in making our way to the […]

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Beauty, Fashion

The Battle of the Soles: Red vs. Green

BY Green Stilettos / Jul 21, 2013

It’s been a month since my search for the perfect green stilettos began, and I certainly owe you all an […]

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Fashion

Ethical Fashion Comes Of Age

BY Green Stilettos / Jul 14, 2013

Last Friday, I attended the 2013 SOURCE Summit organized by the Ethical Fashion Forum. What started as an informal gathering […]

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Fashion, Random thoughts

Sustainable Fashion Blues

BY Green Stilettos / Jul 05, 2013

Even though I called my blog ‘green stilettos’, my favourite colour is actually blue. I love its many shades and […]

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Fashion

My Green-and-Glam Wedding

BY Green Stilettos / Jun 27, 2013

The wedding season is officially open! Vogue.com has just published its annual wedding guide, featuring garden parties, grand soirées and […]

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Lifestyle

The Search for the Perfect Green Stilettos Is ON!

BY Green Stilettos / Jun 19, 2013

Ever since I started this blog, I have been on the lookout for a perfect pair of truly green stilettos, […]

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Random thoughts

Zero Impact Fashion: Is It Possible?

BY Green Stilettos / Jun 13, 2013

It is hard to believe but we’ve come to the last letter in the A to Z green-to-glam ideas challenge. […]

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

Cashing in on Cashmere in Mongolia

BY Green Stilettos / Jun 05, 2013

Today is World Environment Day declared by the United Nations and Mongolia is its global host. The country may not […]

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Fashion, Random thoughts

The Young Face of Fashion

BY Green Stilettos / Jun 01, 2013

Let’s face it: fashion is among the most ageist industries on the planet. We are used to seeing models in […]

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

X is for Xenya: Green Stilettos Girl Revealed

BY Green Stilettos / May 26, 2013

This week’s letter in the green-to-glam ideas challenge is ‘X’, and it is a special one indeed. First, because in […]

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

Wild and Fashionable

BY Green Stilettos / May 18, 2013

From wool and leather to perfumes and fine foods, wildlife is a major source of raw materials for the luxury […]

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

Vintage Vibes

BY Green Stilettos / May 11, 2013

I have this very green-and-glam friend who has Italian style in spades with some French je ne sais quoi thrown […]

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

The Only Way Is Up!

BY Green Stilettos / May 04, 2013

Let me tell you a secret: recycling is so last season. The new big trend in sustainable fashion is “upcycling”, […]

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

Talking Textiles

BY Green Stilettos / Apr 26, 2013

This week’s letter is T, and we are talking sustainable textiles! The subject is both timely and serendipitous, as I […]

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

Style vs. Fashion – A Lesson From An Icon

BY Green Stilettos / Apr 19, 2013

OK, we are down to letter S in the green-to-glam ideas from A to Z challenge, and this week’s article […]

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Fashion, Lifestyle, Random thoughts

Is Russia Ready for Sustainable Fashion?

BY Green Stilettos / Apr 14, 2013

It’s no big secret that Russian girls love fashion. In particular über-brands, sky-high heels and lots of makeup. Whenever I […]

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

In Search of Quality: My Fashion Fast Against Fast Fashion

BY Green Stilettos / Apr 06, 2013

The key in the quest for green-and-glam fashion is to choose quality over quantity. This is the underpinning of the […]

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

The Pioneers

BY Green Stilettos / Mar 30, 2013

This week’s green-and-glam idea starting with “P” is dedicated to the pioneers of sustainable fashion. Well before “eco-“, “ethical” and […]

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

Organics On The Menu

BY Green Stilettos / Mar 25, 2013

With this week’s letter being “O”, it is hard to avoid talking about all things organic. Since a lot has […]

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

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