A Green heart with a feminist soul: marlies|dekkers receives the B-corp certificate!
From day one marlies|dekkers had a clear goal: to make beautiful lingerie and swimwear with an empowering message in a way that respects both people and the environment. Together with our partners, we make high-quality and durable products, putting lots of love and effort into the process to make sure you can wear our products for years.
But our commitment to sustainability goes beyond durability. We work closely with our partners to make sure the products are made with responsible and ethically produced materials. By choosing these materials, we can our environmental footprint and promote a more sustainable future.
The core mission of marlies|dekkers has always been female empowerment. Not only through our confidence boosting designs and the superior quality, but our commitment to female empowerment extends far beyond our products. We provide opportunities for personal and professional growth, allowing women to reach their full potential. Not only within the organization but also across our supply chain. We want all women to feel valued, heard, and empowered to make a difference.
fall|winter 20 preview
In January, I presented my newest FW20 collection during a show full of dance and entertainment in Rotterdam. All my work as a feminist designer is inspired by muses, powerful female icons from past and present. And for FW20, my muse will be crime writer Agatha Christie. A few months from now, you will get to discover the collections, and see how they tell stories like Agatha’s thrilling books do..
Running for your life
Dr. Bram Bakker is a psychiatrist, a writer, a runner and a provocateur. With his many bestselling books and columns – and yes, even his own theatre show – he urges us to think outside the box when it comes to our mental health. Not crazy about popping pills? Bram shared some interesting alternatives with me, from throwing out our phones to running ‘till we puke’.
Peas & peppers instead of pills
General practitioner Tamara de Weijer believes that we would feel a lot better if we hit the produce stand before we visited the pharmacy. “On a massive scale, we have been putting the wrong kind of fuel in our bodies.”
Singles Day – You’ve Got this!
All the single ladies, listen up! With single women rapidly becoming the majority, it is high time to stop feeling singled out. This Singles Day, let’s celebrate our freedom and independence by sharing all those solo milestones that make us go: ‘You’ve got this!’.