July Newsletter – Back to the chilly world

      How are you all?  I just got back from the trip to the Baltic Sea and Germany with my partner and my mum.  We haven’t had a family trip for more than a decade, so it was a bit unfamiliar for all of us.  Yet, my mum loved it, and the journey…

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Review: Swedish Stockings Maria Innovation tights

      Being an advocate for sustainable hosiery, I constantly look for these products for review.  Hence it is no coincidence that you find the Maria Innovation tights review here, so soon.

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May 2019 Newsletter – quietness before the thunderstorm

      May is usually one of the quietest months of the year.  There is less news, and the only major celebration/promotion is Mother’s day in some countries.  I would say it is the less busy moment for retailers before the end-of-season sale kicks off in June, like the quietness before thunderstorm.  For me,…

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Swedish Stockings’ 100% recycled hosiery is now available for purchase

      Separating elastane from blends of yarn has not been possible, so Swedish Stockings shifted their attention to waste generated from virgin elastane production.  The result – tights made from 100% recycled nylon and elastane.

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Wolford’s revolutionary sustainable wear will hit the shelves this September (Updated: 16/09/18)

      I saw the news on Underlines Magazine and decided to share it with everyone.

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Review: Kunert Blue 15 tights

      I have recently been trying out hosiery made from different materials.  The reason being is to gain a better understanding of how each material feels like.  In this review, I am wearing tights made from ECONYL®, an yarn made from recycled nylon.

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Brand Intro: Swedish Stockings

       It is amazing (scary?) how social media these days can link your activity to provide Ads that are very relevant to you.  But this is how I came to know Swedish Stockings.  The Stockholm-based brand is founded by Linn Frisinger and Nadja Forsberg.  Though relatively new, they have a big vision –…

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Tights with sustainability in mind – the KUNERT BLUE Collection (Updated: 06/05/17)

KUNERT recently released a new promotional video for their KUNERT BLUE Collection:

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Wolford presents the Cradle to Cradle project at Avantex Paris

       I have always wondered where those worn tights I threw away went to.  Since they are generally made from synthetic fibres, incineration is not environmentally-friendly, and they can take up to 30-40 years to decompose when placed in a landfill.  This makes tight lovers frequent polluters of planet Earth and me, the…

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