Tag Archives: sustainable style

In the luxury consignment world, we wish to touch, try and hear the story

Photo: Christophe Obradovic and Giji Gya, from Downtown Uptown Genève. © Enrico Gastaldello By Frédéric Thomasset, TDG. (Read the original article in French here.) In their boutique dedicated to the resale of luxury fashion, on rue De-Monthoux in Pâquis, Giji Gya and Christophe Obradovic have decided to take their time – a little bit. Around […]

Farah ethical menswear now in store!

In 2014 we began…. and we have had ethical new designer brands next to our curated second-hand pieces ever since. 7 years on, we are pleased to bring back Farah menswear to our boutique for SS 2021. In their words: The Farah core basics are made with 100% organic cotton, independently certified by the Organic […]

Second-hand style in action!

It’s #spring and time to style your closet. From our Genève boutique, we did just that for the gorgeous Izabela at #fashionweek – see the video below! We have thousands of #designer items from #vintagestyle to latest season. Perfect for shopping or back to work. Second hand designer is the best way to update your […]

Challenges & solutions for sustainable fashion

Quels défis et quelles solutions pour une mode durable? Avec la Musée d’Ethnographie de Genève (MEG). Votre placard est plein mais vous n’avez rien à porter ? Ce défi typique auquel nous sommes confronté-e-s pour la plupart reflète une augmentation importante, près du double, de la consommation de vêtements au cours de ces vingt dernières […]

Fair Friday, sustainable fashion & correct prices

Sales, soldes, discount! Did you know that it is primarily a psychological phenomena? Marketers are EXPERT in making you think you are getting more for less. It is a scam. Each season there is a business is caught out raising prices before “lowering” them for a sale. There is even a component of some business […]

Giji goes DOWNTOWN UPTOWN & weekend relax on WRS

Mrs Uptown chats slow fashion, 1960s vintage, second hand and ethical designer fashion, with Katt Cullen on WRS. Katt and Giji chatted about ethical style and listened to DOWNTOWN by Petula Clark on Wednesday: Then about customers and the change towards second-hand whilst listening to UPTOWN Girl by Bill Joel on Thursday. On Friday Katt […]

How sustainable fashion relates to slow fashion

From KnowItAll.ch (see and buy their 11th edition on sustainability here!) Whether you are a lover of designer brands and need to find almost-new items, or are interested in renting a piece of jewelry or evening wear, this is the place to go! The online website has photos of each item and there is a […]

APPAREAL launch – new designer with recycled & Oekotex fabrics!

The new home for a new designer! APPAREAL. Real, wearable, luxury fashion. Not harming the planet. Now women really can have it all. Created by Oleysa, APPAREAL is wrinkle-Free – no need to iron, 4 way-stretch – made from sportswear performance textile – for comfort in motion, extra-breathable. It just so happens that Olesya trained […]

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