095: Circular fashion with Kathrin Baumann

Season #10

 Discover how circular fashion can reduce your mental load and save you time in managing your kids' or your own wardrobe. 

Kathrin Baumann  is the founder of Little Renters, a children's clothing rental service. She is passionate about reducing waste in the fashion industry and promoting sustainable practices.

In this episode of Life Admin Life Hacks, Mia delves into the world of circular fashion with expert Kathrin Baumann. The discussion revolves around embracing the circular economy, particularly focusing on children's clothing.

Introduction to Circular Fashion

  • Kathrin Baumann introduces the concept of a circular economy and its relevance in the fashion industry.
  • The discussion highlights the impact of fast fashion on the environment and the need for sustainable clothing practices.


Challenges of Managing Children 's Wardrobe

  • Mia and Kathrin discuss the challenges parents face in managing their children's rapidly changing wardrobe needs.
  • They discuss  the time-consuming process of decluttering, storing, and reselling children's clothing.


Benefits of Circular Fashion

  • The benefits of renting clothes as a sustainable alternative to traditional buying and selling practices are explored.
  • Kathrin shares insights on how renting clothes can save time, money, and contribute to a more eco-friendly wardrobe.
  • Kathgerine discussed how her Little Renters model allows parents to subscribe, choose clothing bundles based on style preferences, and swap items as needed, reducing the hassle of buying and storing clothes.


Promoting Eco-Conscious Fashion Habits

  • The conversation touches on repairing and upcycling clothing as ways to promote eco-conscious fashion habits.
  • Kathrin encourages exploring local repair workshops and community events to learn mending skills and reduce clothing waste.


Future Trends in Circular Fashion

  • The episode concludes with a discussion on the future of circular fashion and the growing trend towards sustainable clothing practices.
  • Kathrin predicts a shift towards more conscious consumer choices and a rise in renting and swapping clothes as a budget-friendly and eco-friendly option.



  • Promo code: LIFEADMINHACKS10
  • This provides your subscribers with a 10% (or $5) monthly discount for the first 3 month of subscription to Little Renters. 
  • Little Renters - Children’s clothing rental
  • The Volte - Dress hire