Articles: Sustainable Practices
O My Bag is proud to announce our new partnership with the Kolkata based NGO Future Hope. It is Future Hope’s mission to break the cycle of poverty for street children in Kolkata, by offering them safe housing, accredited education and sports.
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Read all about our Second Chances program and what we are doing to get one step closer to a circular fashion future. Get a deeper understanding of our process of finding new homes for your pre-loved bags, avoiding wastage and repairing your bags to ensure all O My Bags are enjoyed for years to come.
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O My Bag's 2022 Sustainability Report— a year of growth and responsibility. Explore our ethical fashion story, where we confront challenges, celebrate milestones, and fuel positive shifts in the industry.
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Who doesn’t love the sound of a good ol’ revolution? We certainly do when it comes to fashion! The Fashion Revolution is not just a movement but also a call to action for consumers, retailers, and all fashion companies. It's about making positive changes in the fashion industry and raising awareness of the importance of an ethical and transparent supply chain. This year's theme, Manifesto for a Fashion Revolution, reaffirms the vision for an eco-conscious, people-first global fashion industry.​
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OMB celebrates International Women’s Day by advocating for greater transparency and accountability in the fashion industry. As a first step, we’re committed to empowering women at every stage in our own supply chain. And this time around, we’d like to share with you how our Woven Leather is impacting women in India.

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Since 2021, we have sourced the recycled and organic cotton fabric for our signature striped lining from Dibella India. Since this lining is inside every O My Bag, we can safely say that cotton is our second most important material. Together with Dibella’s staff we visited all production steps of our cotton in the South of India, following the whole way from field to fabric.
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It's that beautiful time of the year when we celebrate Pride, the LGBTQIA+ community, and ourselves. But sometimes, amongst confetti and rainbow flags, we forget what’s really important about this month. Learn through this blog how we, at O My Bag, celebrate Pride by giving to the Indian LGBTQ+ community.
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Every year we publish a sustainability report based on the year prior. This year we chose to release our Sustainability Report during Fashion Revolution Week, as this is a time to highlight the challenges in the sustainable fashion industry. We are proud to share our wins and hurdles to everyone interested in our journey.
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Every year, we offset 100% of our emissions. But as the climate crisis continues to grow upon us, offsetting alone is not enough anymore. Like every other company, we need to focus on decreasing our footprint internally. This is why we believe carbon insetting is the way forward.
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Hooray! Here's our 2020 Sustainability Report. It aims at providing more detailed insights into our impact as a company and reflects on our business practices, as well as our social and sustainable achievements.
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Our India based photographer Shivam, shares his experience from behind the camera. Due to COVID-19 Shivam has been unable to work, we are committed to supporting Shivam and his family during this tough time. All profits from each print purchased will go directly to Shivam and his family.

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Over the past few years we've become more and more accustomed to shopping online, and especially since COVID-19 has forced us to stay home scrolling online all day... It's never been easier, faster to order online and sure you can simply return items if need be? This Fashion Revolution Week we’re here to give you our top 4 tips to find your perfect O My Bag without having to return anything!
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Q&A with Sustainability Manager Leonie and Founder Paulien about O My Bag’s efforts to reduce impact.

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It’s never too late to plan a little staycation at home. Don’t you worry – the O My Bag team have listed some of our favorite staycation ideas that will help bring a fresh breeze into your life, having that ‘getaway’ feel before Fall starts. Here are some adventures to set out. Ways to embrace life!
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Fashion Revolution week is back for 2020. Transparency is at the heart of this not-for-profit organization and in support we want to celebrate our amazing workers behind the bag. Plus, read all about our Special Pre-Loved Sale to help our extended family in India during these difficult times.
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Who run the world? Girls! Yes - we already know that, but as it’s International Women’s Day we want to shine a light on some power women dear to our hearts: The ladies who make our dust bags. Plus, we'll give you 4 tips to get the most out of your own dust bag.
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Read all about our take on the Black Friday discussion.
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Welcome to my first blog post. I am Leonie, the new Sustainability Manager at O My Bag. I ensure that as a company we’re taking every step possible to minimize our environmental footprint and maximize our social impact. Every couple of months I’ll be posting updates on our sustainable journey, our big goals, and how we’re going to achieve them.
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We believe Fashion Revolution Week is a moment to celebrate the women – both the wearers and the makers. We’ve put together a list of brands we love that actively empower female workers and create beautiful fashion. These businesses employ, support, and help vulnerable women across the world and their female-led initiatives are sure to inspire you.
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