Stockholmers, let’s talk about recycling! For me, as a foreign student coming from Mexico, I got pretty excited about going to IKEA (fyi we don’t have it in Mex) and buy a lot of new and amazing cheap stuff for my new place here in Sweden. Moreover, I thought about getting ready for the snow and buying a lot of brand new winter cloths; even, I thought about the equipment and cloths I’ll be needing for skiing and snowboarding (not a professional at all haha). But how to make this happen with my low-budget kind-of-profile (yes, let’s not forget I’m a student) and my commitment to reduce my negative footprint to the environment? Well, Stockholm and Sweden as a whole have a lot of things to offer us…
What about circular economy? Circular design? Adding value to our products while saving the planet? Well, let me tell you about the second-hand shops this beautiful country has to offer! The World Economic Forum recently talked about one store that open 1.30-ish hours away from Stockholm, in Ekilstuna! Good reason to travel a bit within Sweden, huh? Look the video published on WEF’s FB page down here…
Ok ok, you are tired, extreme low-budget, kinda lazy to go there… Stockholm has tonnes of second-hand shops to offer as well!
Fashionista much? You like Scandinavian Filippa K? Go to this “join venture” between Filippa K and Judith’s Second Hand shop. Here you’ll find brand’s articles for a cheaper price due to recycling or they are from previous collections. More info? Click here.
Hipster much? Come find the best retro things for your daily or special outfit. You know, Halloween is coming? Come to Beyond Retro, British retro shop, where you’ll be able to find cool, well-organized and cheap stuff. More info? Click here.
More stores? Click here to find a cool article about the 10 best second hands in Sthlm!
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