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Buy less, choose well. It’s all about quality, not quantity -with hints of conscious fashion. Discover all blog’s articles about labels and designers that inspire the work of Virginie Peny, DIY expert and stylist.

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Functional Art by Estelle Gassmann

August 21st, 2016
Brunch in Bed: Swiss artist and designer Estelle Gassmann creates poetic though functional items, like this bedlinen collection.

Okay, here is another thing I wanted to show you for ages. Discovered at the Blickfang Basel fair some months ago: Swiss designer & artist Estelle Gassmann creates and upcycles versatile items such as ceramics, plastics, fabrics. Her work is halfway between function and art. The results are unexpected, poetic — tough powerful. Looks like a ‘Brunch in […]

Clothing Rental Experiment: Velvet Chanel Coat

May 16th, 2016
Chanel velvet vintage coat, Missoni slippers and custom made skirt. Outfit by Virginie Peny

Today’s article seems to be the logical evolution of one latest post, about the benefits of slow fashion in your life. I heard that, according to recent figures, women acquire around thirty kilos of textile each year. T-h-i-r-t-y. Gosh, does that includes bed linen and towels as well?! Even before my closet detox, I’ve never ever been […]