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.
The natural step is a framework for sustainable design and the fifth post in a series that aims to discuss the different framework and ways to approach for sustainable fashion design. The natural step method with is rooted in a scientific an approach on how to solve complex problems; system thinking.
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.
Fast fashion biggest enemy is efficiency, sustainability, and preservation; fast fashion mission is to move clothes rapidly in order to continue cyclical consumption. Whereof sustainability is slowing down the cycle. H&M communicate heavily their green profile, however, is it green-washing?
The intention is a planned product with a limited lifespan. The most common form of product obsolescence is the fading out of product when new versions with major or brand new minor innovations, colors, etc. are replacing the current product line; however, planned product obsolescence is another story.