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Do we have a story crisis? Part Eight The Environmental condition it is just a symptom

Do we have a story crisis? Part Eight The Environmental condition it is just a symptom

The ecological problems are not the environmental threat, that is just the symptoms, it is a question of survival of the human species, we are ourselves the worst enemy an intelligent predator at the top of the food chain eating more than sustained, doomed starving to death while having the knowledge at the same time.

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Do we have a story crisis? Part six. Big Pharma and Healthcare continue

Do we have a story crisis? Part six. Big Pharma and Healthcare continue

Big Pharma invents new medicines only for patent reasons, as soon as a patent no longer are valid and medication generic other pharmaceutical companies are free to produce the same drug with a lower price. Since patenting, create a monopoly, the maker’s price setting high and hardly affordable without governmentally subsidised. At the same time pharma, untruthfully communicate unethically using their employed scientists.

Do we have a story crisis? Part Five Debate Big Pharma and healthcare

Do we have a story crisis? Part Five Debate Big Pharma and healthcare

Drugs that have worked for centuries become illegal since it does not bring pharmaceutical companies any profit. The newest patented drug is not tested on the long term effect (30-40 years). Without knowing the long-term impact on DNA mutations can be a dangerous path, remember the drug Thalidomide? Big Pharma is gambling with our future and the coming generations.

Florencia Salvioni fashion models illustration series

Florencia Salvioni fashion models illustration series

Argentinian Florencia Salvioni debuted as a model at the age of 18. In Buenos Aires Dotto Models, staff discovered her. Florencia firstly became the face of Argentinian brands such as Kosiuko Denim Brand and Ricky Sark any. She like any other girls dream of a successful fashion-modelling career. Florencia passion for travelling often with colleague and friend Alessandra Ambrosio

Anna Ewers Fashion Models Illustration Series

Anna Ewers Fashion Models Illustration Series

The German-born model was discovered by Alexander Wang after a photography found on her blog Her confidence, nonchalant and unfussy about her beauty and sexuality soon became Wang’s muse. She featured the 2015 Pirelli Calendar alongside Adriana Lima and Raquel Zimmermann. With her blonde hair, dark brown eyes, curvy body, smile and sensuality reminds by many as a modern version of the French model Brigitte Bardot, model, actor and sex symbol.

Now is the time for liberalization and humane Norwegian and International drug policy

Now is the time for liberalization and humane Norwegian and International drug policy

It is time for a new and more humane drug policy in the world; drugs must be on prescriptions from doctors like all other medications. There are many reasons for this. The last 20-30 years of international and in this case Norwegian drug policy have been unsuccessful, stained by old attitudes, powerless without the will to do things differently.

Do we have a story crisis? Part Four Population Control

Do we have a story crisis? Part Four Population Control

During the research finding root causes of our ecological crisis I became aware that is not the environment we need to save but humans from a disease that kills more people than any war, hunger or natural catastrophy all together, is called greed. The disease has since the beginning of the industrial revolution created a small elite of extremely rich families that have always made sure they are in control, they financed first World War and financed the next and are right now causing global genocide.

Do we have a story crisis? Part Three The Final Warning for humanity

Do we have a story crisis? Part Three The Final Warning for humanity

Do we have a story crisis, the final warning is the third post in a series discussing how a small elite have over the last century created a very unhealthy and dangerous situation for the human race and the future of Gaia by manipulating governments, take control over money, use debt strategies and control UN, World, Bank, IMF and many other organisations that control the working class.

Do we have a story crisis? Part Two The Monetary Issues

Do we have a story crisis? Part Two The Monetary Issues

Global markets are now dominated by global corporations which are among the most undemocratic and unaccountable of human institutions. Behind these are a few powerful families that control everything from governments to banking. All around the world are signals of an ecological crisis melting ice, extreme weather; the disappearing rainforest to soon will lead to a humanitarian crisis.

Eco Manifesto Buddha Jeans Company Updated

Eco Manifesto Buddha Jeans Company Updated

The green manifesto is not a measurable tool for sustainability, nevertheless, the fundamental basic and source of inspiration and comany values. Eastern religion and culture have since the 60’s change many westerners view on the relationship between materialism and spiritualism, the basic foundation for our environmental philosophy.

Today we celebrate Earth Day birthday 22 April 2017

Today we celebrate Earth Day birthday 22 April 2017

Happy birthday Earth Day 2017. It all started in 1970 when people started to wake up from their Disneyland-like dreams in the suburbs and understood that if they did not start doing something about the environment it would be the end of human civilization. The hippies became grown-ups. Hippies with children on their shoulders marching with anti-button slogans, long hair, and with a little help from “Lucy in the sky with Diamonds” made it clear for the smartest that the visions they projected while high was the same visions shared by natives-aboriginals- Indians and tribal people for thousands of years. See The Earth video from Michael

Vintage Levi Strauss Silver Leather Vest Made for Bond and  U2 World Tour 94

Vintage Levi Strauss Silver Leather Vest Made for Bond and U2 World Tour 94

I know how to handle and take care of clothes. the vest was a present from the Levi Strauss Nordic division in 1995 as they designed limited edition of 200 silver leather vest not for commercial sales. It was designed originally for Bono in U2 for their world tour 94-95. I have never used the vest as its extreme cool. In excellent condition, no defects.

Fore Sale Nike Air Current Black Volt 1989 Vintage Maraton Shoes

Fore Sale Nike Air Current Black Volt 1989 Vintage Maraton Shoes

These are very rare trainers which i have had for a while and get a lot of people noticing them (they are hard to get). The shoes have only been used in competitions, not training. I am a jeans designer with more than 7 years working for Levi Strauss Europe, Middle East & Africa. Therefore I know how to handle rare and valuable clothes-shoes. These shoes have not been used for ears, last run Marathon Paris year 2000.

The Greatest Environmentalists of All Time

The Greatest Environmentalists of All Time

In the series Greatest Original Environmentalist, ¨the This story starts 2500 years ago, then a young prince in the his search for happiness left all materialism behind in his search for something he never felt inside his castle. Entering the modern times and two of the greatest thinkers finally meet with a time span of nearly 2500 years between them both in a spiritual and as science matter. One cannot write a personal history of the largest movement in the history of all times without science of Einstein or the spirituality of Buddha

1970’s original environmentalists style and fashion Part Two

1970’s original environmentalists style and fashion Part Two

Global Earth Day and Greenpeace gathered millions of Americans to march for a better and safer world. Greenpeace started their battle against companies and countries that destroyed the life in the sea. Sea Shepard the pirate ship of Greenpeace became one of the most well-known boats ever. Arne Næss founded Deep Ecology movement based upon The movement deep ecology founded by the Norwegian professor, climber, boxer, and Renaissance man Arne Næss.

Happy birthday Earth Day, chronological environmental happenings 1970-1980 Part Two

Happy birthday Earth Day, chronological environmental happenings 1970-1980 Part Two

In 1970, we were hippies, experimented with drugs that could open our minds and somehow make us change the world to a better place. We ate vegetarian food was against the war, nuclear weapons, acid rain and got stickers on a Volkswagen van back window saying no war and peace & love. My hair was long; worn out, and brown corduroy flared and white tunica from Greece.

How to manufacture Nanotechnology textiles? Part Three

How to manufacture Nanotechnology textiles? Part Three

How to manufacture Nanotechnology textiles is the third post in the series Nanotechnology in the fashion industry and discuss how nanotechnology is applied to the textile fibres. One of the most important and advanced parts of developing garments is surface design. A considerable amount of research is taking place in the field of surface modification of textiles with a view to improving properties and processes

Happiness comes from harmony, not money or fame. Part One

Happiness comes from harmony, not money or fame. Part One

Happiness comes from harmony, not money or fame is the second post in a series discussing what makes us happier, Happiness is one of the most important elements for sustainable development and personal growth in the twenty-first century. Therefore, we have decided to create a happiness category to explore the elements that lead to greater human qualities and improve equality without increasing the desire for materialism through consumption.

My Original Adidas Run-DMC t-shirt, collectors only. For sale $13,000

My Original Adidas Run-DMC t-shirt, collectors only. For sale $13,000

Run-DMC, is one of the most influential hip-hop groups from queen, New York, founded in 1981 by Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, and Jam Master Jay. Not only powerful music wise, it was also one of the very original groups that realized and developed the business potential of a whole new industry Hip-hop, the first that signed endorsement contract with a multinational clothing brand Adidas ($1.6 million). Furthermore, they pioneered and explored the musical collaboration ship across genre and importance of MC and DJ relationship.

Design with nature, twelve principles on how to approach sustainable fashion design

Design with nature, twelve principles on how to approach sustainable fashion design

Design with nature discusses the Permaculture design framework. Nature is not served by rigid laws, but by rhythmical, reciprocal processes, this must be kept in mind. We need to re-discover cycles, pulsation and subtler transmissions of nature energies that actually science took away because of its materialistically based methodology

Re-thinking sustainability for the twenty-first century, spirituality; the missing link

Re-thinking sustainability for the twenty-first century, spirituality; the missing link

We are most certainly living in a period of time of the greatest importance for human survival in the twenty-first century. Even for non-environmental interested person words and terms such as global warming, sustainable development and sustainability has become mainstream; sustainability, for example, is today one of the most-used words in the English vocabulary.

Amazon Rainforest deforestation today’s action tomorrows karma

Amazon Rainforest deforestation today’s action tomorrows karma

Amazonian deforestation is a serious problem with global consequences. Not only does the destruction of these tropical forests disrupt biological diversity and other land uses, but it is now believed that the removal of this vital terrain is contributing to the accumulation of CO2 in the atmosphere. Long-term results of this phenomenon are now linked to climate change and fund’s performance.

Compassion is the most important factor for a sustainable lifestyle

Compassion is the most important factor for a sustainable lifestyle

We live in a challenging time; we cannot survive the next century continue as we have. The years ahead require a fundamental change towards a sustainable lifestyle; it will maybe take 20-30 years before an outcome is seen. Therefore, actions are required and can only be founded upon a spiritual approach whereof compassion is the most central value for a successful sustainable future.

Infographics Everything you want to know about T-shirts but were afraid asking

Infographics Everything you want to know about T-shirts but were afraid asking

The first known use of t-shirts is dated back to 1913 and the Spanish-American War, in the beginning, used by the U.S. Navy as underwear garments. Later during World War II, t-shirts became frequent to see veterans wearing t-shirts as a part of their uniform pants in a casual way. However, the t-shirts real breakthrough happened when Marlon Brando wore white tees in the youth rebellious movie from the 1950s «A Streetcar Named Desire».

Almost every fashion brand has missed what an sustainability garment requires

Almost every fashion brand has missed what an sustainability garment requires

If a garment should call itself truly sustainable, a few criteria must be met. A sustainable garment is arguably something that most fashion brands try to promote one way or another. For example, the mega retail brand H&M uses somehow the term “more sustainable” describing their effort to practice environmentally friendly textile fabrics in their garment production and retail sales.

Can Buddhism contribute ideas for a successful sustainable future?

Can Buddhism contribute ideas for a successful sustainable future?

The world is in an ecological crisis. All around the world are signals of a globe in trouble, melting ice, extreme weather; the disappearing rain forest Companies and wealthy investors put their money in water resources rather than oil. We are obligated to rethink past actions. The big question is how shall these problems be solved? Can Buddhism contribute with fresh ideas for a successful sustainable future?

Water changes everything, can fashion reduce their enormous waste?

Water changes everything, can fashion reduce their enormous waste?

A combination of demographic, technological, and economic trends has accelerated the ability of humans to modify their built and natural habitats. Growth in the world’s economic sectors—including agriculture—and urban center is changing the landscapes of our Earth and multiplying the flow of goods and services derived from water and other natural resources.

The 1970’s Disco Fashion Lookbooks. The epitome of all that’s wrong with western civilization

The 1970’s Disco Fashion Lookbooks. The epitome of all that’s wrong with western civilization

In New York juxtapose of culture, nationality and language made young people pulse to beat with the music; small clubs appeared such as the Loft, Circus, Xenon and Paradise Garage in 1976. Disco was made for dancing, and the traditional 7-inches vinyl grew to 12 inches as DJs mixed songs to make dancers absorb with the beat. In the early 1970s, the Gay movement and women’s liberation progressed, made people open up and proud. Village people, Grace Jones, Gloria Gaynor, Chaka Khan and Bee Gees made disco popularity grew and together with one of the greatest musicals from last century Saturday Night fever made it massive. DJs and doormen became brand-new stars, and club cultures grow strong, when Studio 54 opens their doors in 1977, it soon became the playground for celebrities.

The 1970’s Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks Overview

The 1970’s Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks Overview

The 1970s were probably the most exciting decade of the last century, both in politics, youth culture, music, and fashion. It was the decade we got introduced to a digital new future, the first home video games as Atari became a youngster biggest wish for x-mas, all we wanted was a digital watch and the electronic pocket calculators made math easy at school. During the 1970s, we experienced the flower power culture, in California a group of surfers named z-boys revolutionized skateboarding, and up in the mountains of Yosemite, another group of youngsters invented modern sports climbing. They were called dirtbags and should become heroes and icons for people who wanted something else out of life than a regular nine to five job.

The Ramones weren’t an art band; they were trying to be heavy-metal bubble-gum, the 1970’s Fashion Lookbooks

The Ramones weren’t an art band; they were trying to be heavy-metal bubble-gum, the 1970’s Fashion Lookbooks

Ramones true denim icons and punk rock band wearing faded blue denim jean’s regular fit, straight legs, and a skinny fit. The Levi 505 zip fly jeans made in the 60s is a genuine classic. Be careful because the Levi, 505 fit today is different and cannot be compared with the 60s or 70s fit. London may have been ground zero for punk, but the loud, manic sounds of the Ramones are 100% American

The 1970’s Dirtbags Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks

The 1970’s Dirtbags Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks

Dirtbags is one of many posts about sub-youth movements and fashion lookbooks from the 1970s. Earlier posts the 70s American biker culture, the hippie’s movement, pioneers of skateboarders in California between 1975-1979. Other important movements were the punk sub-culture, disco club culture New York 1978, and the mod revival 1979 will be posted soon.

The 1970’s Mods Revival Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks

The 1970’s Mods Revival Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks

The mod culture fashion and origin roots came from the increasing affluence of post-war Britain; the youths of the early 1960s were one of the first generations that did not have to contribute their money from after-school jobs to the family finances. Therefore, a new shopping culture evolved as young adults and mod teens could use their disposable income to buy stylish clothes.

The 1970’s The Clash Fashion Lookbooks, the only band that mattered

The 1970’s The Clash Fashion Lookbooks, the only band that mattered

In a small pub in Sheffield, one month later the Clash made their first live acts as the support act for the Sex Pistols. The Clash was larger than punk, more fashionable than the Sex Pistols, and took the best of punk; juxtapose of reggae, working-class protest songs and Spanish guitars. Bands as U2 would never have happened if it wasn’t for The Clash, their style changed the attitude of rock and roll, once cool band high on cocaine driven their Rolls Royce into a swimming pool became utterly childish.

The 1970s Punk Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks

The 1970s Punk Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks

In 1975 came the one of most important youth cultural movement since the 1950s, in only 18 hectic months punk should change music, fashion and politics. The punk movement became incredible large in America and England and was the young generation voice against the established, bands as The Sex Pistols manage to shake up England and divided the country, those under twenty-five soon dresses in black leather jackets, spikes, worn-out black jeans, military boots, safety pins in their nose and heavy black eyeliner.

The 1970’s Skateboarding Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks

The 1970’s Skateboarding Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks

Skating became big in the 1970s; however, almost disappeared before the end of the decade. In America, young surfers waiting restlessly for waves, and while waiting, they started surfing the streets. Summer 1975 in California was extremely dry; a water restriction forced most pool owners to close their pool, and it wasn’t long until hundreds of swimming pools across L.A fell prey and was drained to conserve precious water. A group of surfers known as Z-boys crew should revolutionize and create modern skateboarding in 1977

The 1970’s Hippies’ Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks

The 1970’s Hippies’ Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks

The hippies’ movement actually started in the early 1960s and exploded with summer of love in 1967; exuberant hippies fashion, youth culture led by rock idols such as Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin expresses individuality with feathers, fringe, beads, tie-dye, and a rainbow of eclectic ethnic influences. Hippies in the 1970s were vast, the music festivals were the big thing, four to five days dancing in muddy fields became a utopia for the massive hippies’ movement

The 1970’s Bikers Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks

The 1970’s Bikers Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks

The highways across America became a symbol of freedom; Hells Angels attracted young men offering an alternative lifestyle without a house in the suburbs, mortgage and regular working hours. Inspired by Peter Fonda Captain America films Easy Rider (1969) the culture grows strong and soon became an important part of the music, fashion, and youth culture

What kind of actions is necessary to improve sustainable fashion ahead?

What kind of actions is necessary to improve sustainable fashion ahead?

The last posts 2013 the year sustainable and Eco fashion reached the mainstream consumer? How do the brand new Eco and sustainable consumer look like? Re-thinking Environment and sustainable development in the Twenty-first Century have mainly focused upon necessary changed needed in corporate culture and how and why the new sustainable consumption is rising

2013 the year Eco and sustainable fashion reached the mainstream consumer?

2013 the year Eco and sustainable fashion reached the mainstream consumer?

Latest posts how do the new Eco-fashion and sustainable consumer look like? Describes the 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

Why is it a foundation today for growth of a sustainable fashion consumer?

Why is it a foundation today for growth of a sustainable fashion consumer?

Latest posts how do the new Eco and sustainable consumer look like? The post described status of a new type of eco consumer evolved over the last years, more aware about 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. Ford trends 2013 describe a consumer that are less concern with material wealth and a belonging to values less easy to measure as happiness; the research is building up and talks about the same issues as the research we did last year named the future is now, megatrends towards 2020.

How does the new Eco-consumer look?

How does the new Eco-consumer look?

In the early nineties, the seeds of sustainable fashion were sown and the concepts of environmentally friendly fabrics and recycling growing. In Antwerp, the designer Martin Margiela worked outside the frames of regular fashion, deconstructed and reconstructing bits and pieces of artful ideas. The Italian designer Lamine Kouyatè (label Xuly-Bet) scanned flea markets in Paris reconstructing plaids, dresses and old under-garments into brand new concepts

Environmental Quotes Al Gore

Environmental Quotes Al Gore

Al Gore regards himself an environmental activist and author in 2009 he published the book “An Inconvenient Truth”, won a Grammy Award and in 2007, the documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” won Academy Award 2006. Al Gore was nominated for Time’s “Person of the year 2007.” He has recently published “The Future assessment of six critical drivers of global change in the decades to come”

Re-thinking Environment and sustainable Development in the Twenty-first Century

Re-thinking Environment and sustainable Development in the Twenty-first Century

I guess the lack of understanding of what of lies within a sustainable philosophy, corporate ethics, and green thinking. The core of the basic values of business ethics and a sustainable approach are missing in traditional western philosophies, and that it is time to Re-thinking Environment and Development in the Twenty-first Century

The Sustainable Jeans Revolution started at the end of the 90’s for jeans giant. Part Two

The Sustainable Jeans Revolution started at the end of the 90’s for jeans giant. Part Two

Megatrends 2000 were the first signal of 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. Part Two

Environmental Quotes Nelson Mandela

Environmental Quotes Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela is a South African anti-apartheid politician and revolutionary which served as President of South Africa between 1994-1999. He was the first elected fully representative, black President to hold the office in South Africa, the former apartheid regime. In his years as President Nelson Mandela focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid through tackling institutionalized inequality, racism, and poverty

H&M are playing tricks with their figures in the sustainability reports

H&M are playing tricks with their figures in the sustainability reports

One of the largest clothing companies around the world except for Inditex (Zara) is H&M. H&M has 2900 stores operating in 45 markets with an extremely aggressive growth strategy of 10-15% new doors each year. They scream loudest of all the brands about their ability to do well for our planet and H&M gain massive PR from it. Since they are screaming loud, they probably have taken into considerations that if they get caught in any scandal, they will fall hard

Kraftwerk changed music youth culture and fashion

Kraftwerk changed music youth culture and fashion

Kraftwerk was created in the German city Düsseldorf; the band formed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in 1970, fronted by them until Schneider’s departure in 2008. Their signature is easily recognizable driving; repetitive rhythms with strong melodies, minimalist strictly electronic instruments, almost naïve lyrics simplified and at times sung through a vocoder of computer speech software

Happiness Quotes Marilyn Monroe

Happiness Quotes Marilyn Monroe

Happiness Quotes Marilyn Monroe. She was a singer, actor, model, and film producer. Marilyn Monroe most known films are River of No Return, Niagara, “Some Like It Hot,” The Misfits; Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and The Seven-Year Itch. Her fine curves, blond hair, and smile soon gave her the title America’s sex symbol and became the ultimate look of a pinup model, her stardom is in the same league as James Dean and Marlon Brando

Happiness Quotes Gisele Bündchen

Happiness Quotes Gisele Bündchen

Gisele Bündchen is the goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme, model, and film actress. However, her involvement in charity works both in environmental projects and natural catastrophes are recognized by many, Harvard’s 2011 Global Environmental Citizen was given to Gisele in recognition of her eco-efforts

Happiness Quotes Kate Moss

Happiness Quotes Kate Moss

Happiness quotes Kate Moss. The supermodel and businesswoman Kate Moss is one of the most famous women globally, the top model is involved in several music projects and committed too many organizations charity works, including Cancer, War Child, Make Poverty History and AIDS

Environmental Quotes E. F. Schumacher

Environmental Quotes E. F. Schumacher

E. F. Schumacher was an internationally influential economic thinker, statistician, an economist. In 1955, Schumacher traveled to Burma as an economic consultant where he developed the principles of what he called Buddhist economics, based on the belief that good work was essential for proper human development and that production from local resources for regional needs is the most rational way of economic life.

Happiness Quotes Kurt Cobain

Happiness Quotes Kurt Cobain

Happiness quotes Kurt Cobain. Kurt Cobain was the lead singer and songwriter in the band Nirvana founded in 1985 one of the most promising songwriters of its time. Despite enormous popularity, Kurt led from depression and did not handle the stardom situation well. Kurt Cobain committed suicide on April 5th, 1994 with a gunshot to his head, only 27 years old

Bruce Springsteen Fashion Lookbooks And Denim Icon

Bruce Springsteen Fashion Lookbooks And Denim Icon

Bruce Springsteen Fashion Lookbooks and Denim Icon. Bruce Springsteen is the heart and soul of America; the jeans represent something solid, quality and everlasting originally work-wear. He is widely known for his love of the American heartland rock, poetic lyrics. “Born in the U.S.A.” and “Born to run” has sold more than 65 million albums in the US and more than 120 million worldwide

Happiness Quotes Thich Nhat Hanh

Happiness Quotes Thich Nhat Hanh

He was the first Buddhist monk to use the term Engaged Buddhism this happened in the Vietnam War and written in the book Lotus in a Sea of Fire. Thích Nhât Hanh has published more than 100 books. He is active in the peace movement, promoting non-violent solutions to conflict; he has a monastery and practice center in France, east of Bordeaux called Plum Village

Happiness Quotes Dalai Lama

Happiness Quotes Dalai Lama

Happiness quotes for a better and more sustainable world. Today quote by Dalai Lama. The always smiling leader of the exile Tibetans. Happiness quotes for a better and more sustainable world. Today quote by Dalai Lama. The always smiling leader of the exile Tibetans

Environmental Quotes Gandhi

Environmental Quotes Gandhi

The non-violence philosophy of Gandhi, the anti-war activist, leader of India’s independence movement, freedom fighter, and environmentalist, his words makes a difference even today. Gandhi was nominated to the Nobel Peace Prize five times between 1937 and 1948, however, was never awarded the Nobel Peace Prize; one of the biggest mistakes done by the Nobel Prize Committee

Megatrends Sustainable Fashion Design Towards 2020

Megatrends Sustainable Fashion Design Towards 2020

Megatrends towards 2020, we are headed towards an economy based upon the need of nature nor the market or humans; the new economy drivers are parameters such as inner peace, happiness, human well-being and compassion. It’s an imbalance between materialism and spiritual growth toward the west. We have relied too much on technology to solve environmental problems; they cause more problems than answers

Why is it that the measurement of wealth in society is only based upon money sequence?

Why is it that the measurement of wealth in society is only based upon money sequence?

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 for millions of years and are not replaceable. Sustainable fashion design is probably the way the fashion industry can do something about environmental problems

How to put your soul into a Levi’s 501 Shrinks To Fit Jean?

How to put your soul into a Levi’s 501 Shrinks To Fit Jean?

In the youth movie classics Quadrophenia (1979), an incredibly cool scene takes place when the Mod Jimmy sits in the bathtub with a new pair 501 jeans on. When he was into the kitchen his father says “What have you got on? Is this some kind of new fashion thing I haven’t heard about? Sopping wet trousers?”. Jimmy answers back “You gotta shrink ‘em on you, so they fit right”.

2013 Time For A Reality Check

2013 Time For A Reality Check

Can we predict anything about the future? A reality check is a good starting point. A well-known media guru Marshall McLuhan said: “A friend said the future is the present. If you really are curious about the future, just study the present. Only those who have learned to perceive the present can predict the future. They need only predict what has already happened by being the first to see through pattern recognition. For the future is the future present”

The Truth A Story About Green Activism In The 1970’s

The Truth A Story About Green Activism In The 1970’s

The 1970’s was a decade when people woke up from the 1960s flower power, rock festivals music and the hippies’ culture started to fade slowly. People got into politics such as the War in Vietnam and a growing concern about the increased pollution, endless traffic jams and environmental issues. They did not only talk about it, they dared to stand up for their opinions and most important turned nice words into direct actions

The story about the Amazon Rainforest in the 1970’s

The story about the Amazon Rainforest in the 1970’s

People woke up and suddenly started to realize that our planet was polluted as the smog layered in the sky making it hide the sun, cars and heavy trucks created traffic jams miles of cars moved slowly at the highways, air traffic increased dramatically. Therefore, people started grassroots organisations such as EarthDay and Greenpeace at the beginning of the decade. The deforestation of Amazon Rainforest was one important issue

New York The New Atlantis?

New York The New Atlantis?

We have previously talked about the scenarios for flooding and the rise of sea-level over the last decades and sadly and most probably cause by the hurricane Sandy that hit hard in New York, maybe a wake-up call for the New Yorker’s who probably understood the power of nature and human interference. The flooding in New York can’t be a better warning signal about extreme weather expected in the future

Marlon Brando The Greatest Denim Jeans Icon

Marlon Brando The Greatest Denim Jeans Icon

Marlon Brando Fashion Lookbooks and Denim Icon. Marlon Brando was one of the most well-known pop culture icon in the 1950’s Together with James Dean and Marilyn Monroe Brando was the most rebellious. His fashion style was raw, unwashed denim jeans, turn-ups, engineering boots, white t-shirt and a heavy black leather jacket was Marlon Brando’s signature outfit

How Would A City Look If It Was No Street Art?

How Would A City Look If It Was No Street Art?

The simple idea taking a stone and by hand carve signs and symbols are by the archaeologist named cave paintings (Aubert, a geochemist and archaeologist dated the oldest cave painting approximately 35,400 years old) an art form evolved into something truly extraordinary, political, witty and entertaining, a contribution to the de-alienation of poorly built architecture in the big cities around the world, by some seen as vandalism others enrichment of a manufactured cityscape

The Twenty-First Century Consumer

The Twenty-First Century Consumer

Today we see the clear return to nature, personal development and higher consciousness. We seek an engineered natural life and a move away from materialism. People all over the world have started abandoning “got it all” materialism drives in favor of burgeoning appetite for spiritual growth and the inner hidden values

Solar Power The Energy Of Life

Solar Power The Energy Of Life

Solar power is clean energy, renewable and basically free energy source. However, solar panels are expensive, ineffective as every man-made technology compared with how nature does things, for example, the photosynthesis. Today solar power is produced primarily with photovoltaic cells technology, firstly use the energy directly or secondly store the electricity with batteries.

What Is Happiness?

What Is Happiness?

What is happiness? We must learn to cherish what we have not the things we do not have. We have arrived in the middle of an important paradigm shift, a large green megatrend has grown into a new way of living, and people have started taking personal responsibility for the environment. We must learn to live with less, share, swap and repair

Happiness quotes For Sustainable Living

Happiness quotes For Sustainable Living

Used as a daily break from everyday routines and five minutes’ reflection upon the quote said by great people around the world, some famous others not. These quotes might be inspirational, reflecting, about inner peace or happiness. Happiness quotes were my first real understanding that they cause a change. We can feel the constant stress as media and visual expressions giving us far more worries than happiness

Anorexia and bulimia, when the mouth has become a dangerous tool of control

Anorexia and bulimia, when the mouth has become a dangerous tool of control

Vogue Italia’s Editor-in-Chief Franca Sozzani, during her Harvard speech, underlined how we all have the responsibility to fight eating disorders. All of us, especially young people needs to become a point of reference for those who do not have the strength to face the terrible eating disorders. An appeal Vogue decided to turn into a reality starting with their readers

Albert Einstein The greatest environmentalist of all time

Albert Einstein The greatest environmentalist of all time

In the series the greatest Original Environmentalist, we are entering modern times and two of the greatest thinkers ever lived finally meets with a time span of 2500 years, Albert Einstein meets Prince Siddhartha Gautama, who known as The Buddha (the one that is enlightened according to Indian languages Pāli and Sanskrit). Einstein shared the same view on humanity and philosophies that everything is interconnected

Eco-Fashion, more than just jeans a creative denim gallery?

Eco-Fashion, more than just jeans a creative denim gallery?

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 idea of an extended and slower fashion. Sustainable fashion, also called eco fashion, is a part of the growing design philosophy and trend of sustainability in product design.

A change in the world starts from within

A change in the world starts from within

A thousand speeches does not change the world, only upon actions can we change the situation Hopeful to make my comments and critics’ in this post as easy to understand possible, first of all we can hold as many speeches we like, read as many books to become the wisest and most knowledgeable man on earth, but it does not do a single thing unless one makes actions on great words shared.

Art galleries have moved away from fancy addresses and into the streets, Banksy

Art galleries have moved away from fancy addresses and into the streets, Banksy

Urban art can be traced back a long time ago. In the late 50 and 60’s pop art artist, Robert Rauschenberg and Andy Warhol who used hybrid mass media screen-printing and ionized it commercially. Later, terrorist The Basques in the 80s took the modern form, and in the 80s The Ecole Beaux-Arts student Blek Le Rat and Gèrard moved their art out in the suburban streets of Paris. The culture has a lot in common with the punk culture who in the end of the 70s printed stencil art on T-shirts to highlight their message about a DIY culture and a move away from the established.

Celebrate Earth Day by taking small actions on everyday to do’s

Celebrate Earth Day by taking small actions on everyday to do’s

Earth day was a reality 22nd of April 1970, the start of the most political and environmentally aware decade of last century. But it was nearly a year before in 1969 when Gaylord Nelson, the Earth Day founder, thought about the idea of celebrating Earth Day. He was pushed to the edge and sought after doing something that should have been a long time ago, after seeing the effects of the Santa Barbara oil spill.

Fashion and sustainability often assumed to be in opposition, does it attract?

Fashion and sustainability often assumed to be in opposition, does it attract?

On the face of it there would seem to be irreconcilable differences between fashion and the principles of sustainability. While sustainability tries to drastically reduce the carbon footprint to produce and consume products fashion on the other hand promotes a fast consumer product culture where the word season trends have become this week’s trend. Fashion is the name of a passing trend, a fad, transient or superficial and true in many cases wasteful.

The 1970s Punk Tees Style Created By Vivienne Westwood And Malcolm McLaren

The 1970s Punk Tees Style Created By Vivienne Westwood And Malcolm McLaren

The 1970s Punk Tees Style Created By Vivienne Westwood And Malcolm McLaren. The Punk movement is about D.I.Y (doing it yourself), according to sources the beginning of the T-shirt is credited to the navy. Punks are today a central part of youth culture but nothing more than just a fashion statement. The clothes or style hardly shocks anybody anymore

The New Body Culture, from Tattoo to Smart Drugs

The New Body Culture, from Tattoo to Smart Drugs

On Facebook, we tell the world about our lives, who we meet, what we had for dinner and the best way to lose weight. We expose to more people in less time than we meet in a lifetime 100 years ago and desperately look for opportunities we want confirmation. Many likes make you self-confident and pleased. The largest reason for using the Mobil phone is confirmation about your existent As we hardly leave home without the mobile phone (not voluntary), by mistake forget, most people go back home to get it even take the bus or subway.

All Tomorrows Parties, Billy Name, Andy Warhol And The Factory

All Tomorrows Parties, Billy Name, Andy Warhol And The Factory

In the 60’s Andy Warhol was a commercially successful artist and meet 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 the documentation of pop artist in a decade where a camera was seen as the natural mirror.

Megatrends Towards 2020

Megatrends Towards 2020

The difference between young and old, hippies or punk, local or global culture gets mixed and melts different elements together. We are more adaptable than ever, like chameleons we change, adapt and paste into every situation we face, anywhere at any time. Walking global media, units receive, sending and sort out information quicker and faster

Happiness Quotes Dalai Lama Inner Peace

Happiness Quotes Dalai Lama Inner Peace

Inner peace is the most valuable thing that we can cultivate. Nobody can give us inner peace; at the same time it is only our own thoughts that can rob us of our inner peace. To experience inner peace we don’t have to retreat to a Himalayan cave; we can experience inner peace now, exactly where we are. The most important criteria are to value importance of inner peace.

Thanks to all bloggers who has been visiting me over the last week

Thanks to all bloggers who has been visiting me over the last week

But I knew why people were reading and bought the magazine, because they had something people wanted to read or visuals to look at and also I knew a bit about fashion, our environment and people What a wonderful blogging can be. As I blogged I started to get in contact with other more skilled bloggers than I was and I dared to ask a few questions about different things who was not clear to me

90 days after the terror in Oslo we need to regain inner peace

90 days after the terror in Oslo we need to regain inner peace

This film or clip of images and written story was made the same night as nearly 100 young people was shoot dead on an island outside of Oslo. Some hrs. earlier that day a big bomb exploded in a governmental building downtown of Oslo, The capital city of Norway. I was an eyewitness to the terror and decided to tell my story, feelings inside and how I with help from my experience of walking meditation and Buddhism found inner peace.

Arne Næss an original environmentalist of modern times

Arne Næss an original environmentalist of modern times

Nevertheless, my choice is not known by the masses of people. However, his work is already extremely important and become mandatory for teaching in schools and universities about environmentalism, sustainability and Eco living. A. Næss fundamental work will become basic foundation because deep ecology keep asking questions such as why and how to make Earth safe and joy able, keep biological diversity including grassland, mountains and seas.

Weekly Novel Clicks D.I.Y Ripped Punk Tees

Weekly Novel Clicks D.I.Y Ripped Punk Tees

T-shirts are a visual history of pop culture from military underwear and blank canvas, self exploring art and political, humorous, sarcastic and brand messages. T-shirt has become the icon of pop cultures of all decades. T-shirts are denim jeans mirror upper part of the body. In addition to this it has been a part of any costume, everything as suits, weddings, punks, artistes, political events and rock concerts.

Weekly Novel Clicks presents The Room And Longboarding Girls

Weekly Novel Clicks presents The Room And Longboarding Girls

The totality of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, images, philosophy, music, design, art and creativity gain popularity across the world in a faster way than ever before. Things and ideas become the standard of mass consumption in real-time.  Electric age. We live in the electric age where the simple numbers of ”zeros and ones” makes the pattern of a spider web so fine-tuned that I can present my hand-picked stuff  globally in no-time.

Weekly Novel Clicks

Weekly Novel Clicks

The totality of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, images, philosophy, music, design, art and creativity gain popularity across the world in a faster way than ever before. Things and ideas become the standard of mass consumption in real-time. Novel clicks presents the weekly ideas found across the Internet.

Weekly Novel Clicks Global Street Art

Weekly Novel Clicks Global Street Art

Street art from all over the world is a part of a personal collection images taken from all over the wold. I try to take a pulse on the digital life outside my blog and dive into the history of Pop culture. To presented it in a different angle than most other do. And that is the idea; instead of give you exactly what everybody else. I think it’s better to have a few who like what you present that jut have a lot of stuff nobody really care about. Weekly Novel clicks

Saturday Novel Clicks By Buddha Jeans

Saturday Novel Clicks By Buddha Jeans

Weekly novel click is inspiration found across the Internet presented as videos, images and graphics. The idea is to take a pulse on life outside the blog and dive into the history of popular culture from a different angle than most other do. And that is the idea of a blog isn’t it?

Norway Choose To Cure Hate With Love

Norway Choose To Cure Hate With Love

As I am a Norwegian, Buddhist and denim designer I am so happy to see that a lot of people understand that hatred does not be ceased by hatred, but love, That is the eternal rule. Visit my blog and look at the images I took that same night and listen to Agunama beautiful meditation music. I strongly believes that is happening a paradigm shift in social human values. And its starts with inner peace

Happiness Quotes Love And Compassion Dedicated to the people of Norway

Happiness Quotes Love And Compassion Dedicated to the people of Norway

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

I am posting every day

I am posting every day

I have decided I want to blog more. Rather than just thinking about doing it, I’m starting right on the spot. I will be posting on this blog once a day (once a week for all of 2011). As I usually have a bigger mouth than wisdom I go for once a day. Not easy I know it won’t be easy, but it might be fun, inspiring, awesome and wonderful.

The sustainable jeans revolution started in 2000 for jeans giant. Part One

The sustainable jeans revolution started in 2000 for jeans giant. Part One

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 rapidly changing world of trends and behavior forever We are living in a world of excess. Access to everything and anything has caused this excess. This world of information overload has created a youth editing culture. The networks, cable TV, magazines, fanzines, newspapers, Internet Communicating to people 24 hours a day 365 day.

Sustainable Fashion Design A Megatrend

Sustainable Fashion Design A Megatrend

If you want to know how it all started for buddha jeans, please read the megatrend presentation for Levi Strauss in 2000. I held this presentation as the trend specialist for Levi Strauss Europe, Middle East, and Africa in the year 2000. You will find the first part here in this blog under the title denim  revolution for Levi Strauss 2000

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