This posts contains the research slideshow about the new sustainable consumer. Sustainable fashion design is not a fad, a long lasting trend nor a mega trend; it has become a new way of living. Research shows today that most people consider themselves as green consumers, and that they feel it is an obligation to recycle.
Why is it a foundation today for growth of a sustainable consumer?Latest posts how do the new Eco, and sustainable consumer look like? The post described status of a brand-new type of eco consumer evolved over the last years, more aware of environmental problems caused by fashion and willing to make a change. Research shows today that most people consider themselves as green consumers, and that they feel it is an obligation to recycle.
Latest updates Eco fashion dictionary, 200 terminologies within Eco and sustainable fashion design culture. 18 new key terms and expressions added, from collaborative design to UN global impact.
Sustainable fashions have managed to turn the view of eco clothes from uncool to chic. However, are 2013 the year when Eco fashion reaching the masses? Research done by warp and Ford's trends indicates this.
A travel back to 2000 and the mega trend report that stated the signals towards sustainable design for the Jean's giant Levi Strauss co, part was actually posted in 2011, however, got lost when the blog moved to another hosting service. Quote" We are now moving towards the next century, and there is time for some thoughts about the way we chase to understand the youth culture, in this rapid changing world of trends and behavior"....
One of the biggest fast fashion chains throughout the world decided long ago to go sustainable; however, what is facts and what is fiction? Over the last months, I see large corporations use millions of $ in ads and PR to tell the world how good they are regarding company responsibilities, ethical trade, environment-friendly garments; the list goes on.
A German band from the early 70’s changed the way music sound. Kraftwerk has influenced more than any other bands, electronic beats, house, techno and dance music. music would never be the same again.
How should the ideal Eco fashion consumer look like? We know that the biggest gain for environmental improvement in fashion is the consumer.
The most important design tool for a sustainable future is to remember that every actions a designer perform understanding that things are connected.
The old economy is totally depended on fast constant consumption of goods Sustainability is one of the most important issues today. Global resources are disappearing rapidly, and most of these essential elements of modern products have taken earth millions of years and are not replaceable. Sustainable fashion design is probably the only way the clothing [...]
Bored? Artwork by Michael Costiff prints on cotton canvas. Please do not reprint or reuse without any permission of the artwork artist or owners permission. Please look at the bottom of this post Post by Kenneth @ buddha jeans. Punk style is a sustainable DIY fashion cultural statement. An typically expression from the 70′s punk rebellious attitude. I [...]
What a fashion brands the biggest challenge ahead moving towards a sustainable future? The Greenpeace Toxic threads report A sustainable fashion design future, we live in the middle of a paradigm shift in our society. We are moving in high speed from an economy based upon a marked driven economy towards a nature driven economy. [...]
To take care about the environment is not about figures and numbers. A lot of critics usually attack people who are unable to measure their work in terms of numbers, weight, length and so on, or if a product meets certain standards or not. Standards and certificates are valid. However, we still have a durable fight between what is wrong or good for the environment, global warming, and overspending of consumer goods.
The green counterculture in the 70s adapted the Eco bag; the blank canvas makes it perfect billboard to advertise for a sustainable design
Buddha jeans green, Eco and sustainable thinking is based upon the teaching of the Buddha, the power of Buddhas teachings is Deep Ecology at its best
A part of developing Eco awareness is the ability to understand the need of a more sober shopping culture, buy less but with better quality
Eco lifestyle and Zen Buddhism, what can we learn? We are going in direction of owning less things, the trend is clear.
Large companies are facing an advanced and aware new consumer. We are seeing enormous power behind a mega trend of an Eco aware new consumer who more requires and ask not only what the product contains, but also a series of questions that require a product life-cycle answer. Where it is going, how much can be recycled, how shall I use the product to reduce damage to the environment? Is the quality good enough? If
Gandhi was the modern father of the environmentalist. Follow my great series on the history of the Original Environmentalist up to the 70's and with their style of fashion as well
How can fashion be sustainable when fashion means fast? Sustainability is fast becoming a buzz word throughout the design and fashion industry. Fashion and Ecology are a paradox in itself, where the demand for fast-fashion life cycle clashes with the Sustainable product designed the traditional needs for a slower production cycle. Is fast fashion – [...]
Today we see a larger trend towards a green and sustainable lifestyle and a key to work towards a future who are in danger of global warming is sustained.
T-shirts are a visual history of pop culture from military underwear and blank cotton canvases for self-exploring, artistic art and punk culture
The tee is icon one of punk culture created by Malcolm & Viviene Westwood in 1972 from kenneth lyngaas on Vimeo. Where does the story of the T-shirt start? Punk is about doing it yourself, so a sustainable fashion design where you use already existing garments is preferred if you want the real look. According to [...]
The new body culture has been and will be a main mega trends in the following years to come. Body culture is in fact very important, in any aspect. We use the body to get most out of life.
In the 60’s Andy, Warhol was a commercially successful artist and meets the house photographer Billy Name who later became known as the Factory photographer. The factory was Andy’s workplace for creative Commons in New York. The factory was an unprepared arena where people could come, play and work. Photography should become documentation of the pop artists in a decade where a camera seen as the natural mirror.
Future fashion trends in body art, tattoo and self-expression, the modern form of tattooing started in the early nineteenth century. Tattoo art is now an in the future a very modern part of popular culture. In fact, people want to make tattoos on their bodies because it looks good, there is a shift in tattoo art, and motives will become more complete and cover a larger area of your body than today.
Novel clicks is back again Long time since my last novel clicks as my blog broke down for a few week ago due to heavy traffic I need to be moved over to a larger database for a while as I got some really good feedback and ratings from Google. Suddenly it got crowded for [...]
We meet more people in one single day than most people meet in a year back 100 years ago. We communicate constantly on the mobile, the Internet, video, games or meet in reality. We still see each other more live than in cyber space, and thank good. Our body is becoming every day more a public space as we expose and flash who we are constantly.
This poll helps me look into Do people surfing on the Internet and look for categories as environment, sustainability and fashion buy more jeans that the average consumer? On Monday 30.1.2012 can you look into my research with a preview of The Future Is Now. Mega trends towards 2020 Kenneth @ buddha jeans
Megatrends towards 2020 Sorry that my blog has not been functioning over the last month due to a major programming failure and lack of personnel. I am happy to an-once that I got a Digital manager that will take care of all there problems now and in the future. The mega trends year 2012 -2020 [...]
When the 70’s came we where teenagers, when the decade was over we had Volvo station wagon, two kids and a small house in the suburbs
Novel clicks this week is something for you to look into as I present The electric age vide on Mc Luhan, old make mod Happy Modays, The Room so beautiful video, and do not forget the version of Beatles classic Strawberry field for ever by Candy Flip nd more. So enjoy as always.
Fashion and sustainability are often assumed to be in opposition; today’s fast fashion brands are constantly making new collections and this keeps the trends go faster not unlike a dog that is trying to bit its tail off
Happiness as Buddha stated in this enormously powerful quote are that the effect happiness can have on other people is amazing, and when it's shared your happiness might shine on constantly
In the search for the style, fashion and environmentalist in the 1970s long before terms as sustainable design and Eco fashion happened was the people that made it possible. The environmentalist of the 70’d started a job that most people at that time thought was rubbish.
Eco philosophy. Positive words and quotes can remind us to cherish what we have instead of something that we do not.
Give love and compassion to the people of Norway. I am a Norwegian and just a small voice who are inter connect with everything in the universe also with you. Today I ask you and everybody to share your love and compassion for the people of Norway.Who now is a nation in deep sorrow and darkness. Take a look at the images taken the same night from Oslo West side and Vigelands park amazingly beautiful and peaceful.Read my word to all the ones left behind, Eith humble regards Kenneth @ buddha jeans
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Mega trends 2000 were the first signal about sustainable design for the jeans giant Levi Strauss Co. A major shift from materialism to spirituality will start to develop. People all over the world are abandoning a “has it all” materialistic drive in favor of burgeoning appetite for spirituality. People around the world are expressing a deep need for things spiritual
Sustainability is it a buzz word or for real. Sustainability is fast becoming a buzz word throughout the design and fashion industry. Fashion and Ecology are a paradox in itself, where the demand for fast-fashion life cycle clashes with the sustainable production a traditional need for a slower production cycle.