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One special scarf (outfit post) / Jedan poseban šal (odjevna objava)

First of all thank you all so much for leaving such wonderful, insightful, intelligent and well written comments on my last post regarding ethics and clothes. I immensely enjoyed reading them and they made me think about the issues and challenges of manufacturing clothes even more that I usually do (and I've been thinking about this issue for some time now).  Yesterday on the anniversary of Bangladesh tragedy, an excellent French documentary film on this subject called Toxic Clothing was aired on Croatian National Television. Have you watched it?

Prvo hvala svima na takvim divnim, dubokim, inteligetnim i dobro napisanim komentarima na mojoj zadnjoj objavi o odjeći i etici. Bilo ih je zadovoljstvo pročitati i naveli su me da još  nego inače više razmišljam o izazovima i problemima proizvodnje odjeće (a o tim problemima razmišljam već neko vrijeme). Jučer na godišnjicu tragedije u Bangladešu na HRT3 je emitiran odličan dukumentarac na ovu temu Otrovna moda. Jeste li ga gledali?

scarf: handknitted by my granny, coat: vitage; jeans: borrowed from husband, bag: no name.






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  1. I LOVE THE ENVIRONMENT
    http://melodyjacob1.blogspot.com/

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  2. Lovely place!
    HAPPY WEEKEND
    xoxo
    http://stylishpatterns.blogspot.com.es/

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  3. Baš se slatko ovaj šal uklapa u kombinaciju, sviđa mi se! :)

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  4. Bellissimo look, stai bene con i capelli legati un bacione

    http://denimakeup95.blogspot.it/

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  5. You look wonderful in that coat, Ivana. This thing is really so special! All your outfits are always so original and gratifying to the eye!
    I've heard about Bangladesh tragedy, of course. I would be really interested to see that documentary film on this subject. Sometimes I do scared of the world we live in, money makes people crazy and human's life means nothing anymore. That's really awful.

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    1. Saying that you should work as a freelancer I mean you could try to work for any publishers, to write some reviews or some interesting articles on important subjects. I don't have any exact offers, but I believe you are able to do that. You seem to be a really good columnist who can deliver the goods, that both provides news, humor and opinion:)
      Anyway, I understand, such job is hard to find, though.

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    2. yes, it is really hard to get payed for writing. These days everyone expects you do it for free until you get famous (and that may never happen). Thanks for your suggestion, though. I do try to get such jobs (among others). I'm always sending my CV and job applications everywhere...somebody will answer some day.

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  6. Divna lokacija, a outfit poseban, kao i uvijek!
    Zanimljivo mi je kako si jeans posudila od muza :-) Ja imam jedne traperice koje je moj muz "prerastao", legendarni GAS jeans, izrezala sam ih u boyfriend shorts i obozavam ih :-)
    Pusa iz Italije,
    Sonia Verardo
    http://www.trenchcollection.com/

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    1. odlična ideja...moj muž je žgoljo, pa mogu zapravo nositi svu njegovu odjeću.

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  7. nice photos

    http://www.enjoyfashion.ru/

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  8. Ciao Ivana, la sciarpa realizzata dalla tua nonna ha un valore inestimabile.Splendido il cappotto!
    Baci,
    Coco et La vie en rose fashion blog - Valeria Arizzi

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  9. You are especially elegant here! Love this scarf! Want the same in black!

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  10. Hi Ivana, That sure is a unique scarf. I was reading your last post. Sadly, I do not know much about ethical dressing. I read about ethical fashion but hadn't really given much thought in my daily life. I did try to practise ethical beauty for a while and it is really difficult to 100% avoid unethical beauty as even daily things I use like shampoo etc are not. I do try to buy ethical products whenever possible though like I mention, it is difficult to practise it 100%. It involves a huge change in lifestyle.

    Jo
    Jo's Jumbled Jardinière

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    1. I don't think it is even possible to do it 100 percent...I think that trying to do our best is good enough...better to put our energy into our work and be useful and socially involved, then be so obsessed with a certain issue (environment or whatever that may be) that we become paralyzed and unable to act in our everyday life because all we do is rotated around that one thing (and some people do push it too far that way).

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  11. Amazing look! I love the coat!
    www.alessandrastyle.com

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  12. Love your look,you are so beautiful.And I love the place where the pictures has been taked,xoxo.

    Cake Interruptted

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  13. Non ho visto il documentario, devo cercarlo online!

    The TRUTH about FASHION BLOGGERS on
    lb-lc fashion blog| Bloglovin'

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  14. You look beautiful. I love your coat ♥
    Many greetings Sabine
    Bling Bling Over 50

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  15. I like that your scarf was had knitted by your granny - you must have got your DIY skills from her! :)

    I haven't seen the documentary, but I have heard about many of the factory disasters. I think it's interesting that now in Australia we have a yearly report that rates all of our fashion brands on how ethical they are - it goes into a lot of detail about even where they get the cotton for their clothes and how they treat the cotton works, and grades them all. I'm pleased to see some of my favourite brands aren't on the worst rating, but there is definitely a lot more they could be doing. B+ isn't good enough, A+ would be much better!

    Away From The Blue

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    1. I think that is the case...she is a very talented lady who knows her away around everything, from knitting to construction....I watched her mix concrete with her bare arms and build stone stairs- all this in her eighties!

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  16. That scarf is gorgeous as is your location. I heard an article on the radio today about slow fashion which I found fascinating. A totally new concept to me! You look so lovely dear :) xoxo

    All Things Bright and Lovely

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  17. I guess crafty DIY skills run in the family. The scarf is so beautiful...your granny did an excellent job :)

    When I was a little child, my mum used to knit a lot too. I still have one jumper she must have knitted when I was 8 or 9. Back then it was huge and I never wore it because the wool was so itchy, but now, almost 20 years later, it fits perfectly and it's my favourite piece to wear in winter...it's like wearing a memory!

    Jasmin xx
    http://www.whatdefinesus.com

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    1. what a lovely story! thanks for sharing:)

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  18. Hi there babe, u ok?
    Lovely blog and post, I like your style of writing,
    thanks for sharing this with us.
    Follow back if you don't mind.
    Visit me whenever you have time;
    www.its-dominica.blogspot.co.uk
    Anyway have a lovely week!
    Stay in touch.
    Kisses!
    Dominica S.

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  19. Toxic Clothing? Sounds like an interesting topic. Great photography, Ivana! xoxo

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    1. it is quite interesting! we worry about chemicals in make up and food but apparently there are many harmful chemicals in the clothes we wear.

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  20. I like you coat! Love your sense of style Ivana!

    http://fairyland111.blogspot.com/


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  21. oh yes, I've heard about the chemicals that can poison waters and apparently some plastic shoes (i.e non leather or natural materials could take 250 years to break down so they're pretty terrible for the environment which has made me think twice about a pair of shoes I buy now.x

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    1. I know, it is so hard to decide what to do. I personally buy leather shoes most of the time...but I understand why some might not want to do it...vegans for example.

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  22. Handmade clothing is the best - how lovely to be wrapped in something your granny made. When I was a child I only wanted store-bought clothes because most of our clothes were hand-made. Now I'm the reverse. I like that you're wearing your husband's jeans too.

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  23. Beautiful landscape! You look gorgeous!

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  24. Pohvale baki za šal! :) Nisam gledala na vijestima ali ćitala sam na jednom blogu baš juće kako je sva ta proizvodnja u siromašnim državama slaba, da ljudi nemaju nikakva prava- sve to se već zna (ja se nadam) ali malo se preduzima u vezi s tim. Videla sam neke slike protesta, možda je to samo početak dobrog završetka :) xx Maja

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  25. I want your coat Ivana ! This place looks very petty and so relaxing, I love it :)

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