Tell us your name, age, where you're from and describe yourself in one sentence. My name is Benedict, I am an 18 year old boy from Upper Austria. I am self-confident and strong willed to achieve my goals – at least most of the time.
Who’s your role model? And why? I have a few role models. There are many wise people in this world who are good examples to follow.
What’s the dumbest thing you believed in as a child? That watching too much TV makes your eyes square.
What are your favourite sustainable brands? Definitely my dad's old clothes, he was about my height back then, so all his old clothes fit me and I love it.
What comes to your mind when you hear the word individuality? Fake it till you make it. I think individuality is a longer personal journey, and you cannot have it overnight. Individuality is what defines many people for me.
Has social media given you more confidence in expressing yourself? Not in the past, I was always afraid of what I would show on social media. But now I have overcome this "fear" also with the help of social media and I post what I want.
Tell us one good thing someone did for you that brought a smile to your face. My auntie once told me: What would the world be without you?
Thanks to you guys we were able to recycle more than 20.000 vintage pieces over the last year, save 24 mio. liters of water and make people more aware of a sustainable alternative to the fast fashion industry! Now we want to use this platform to tell the individual stories of our unique community members. We‘d love to get your story out there for people to be inspired and to enhance conciousness.
We‘d love to hear your stories! Send us a mail or DM with the title #thriftyoftheweek for a chance to be featured.