Published October 18 2016, Scandinavia Standard
Jeans—a history of—opens in San Fransisco, March 1853. German-Jewish immigrant, Levi Strauss, steps off a steamship amidst the California Gold Rush.
All tagged sustainability
Published July 16 2016, Scandinavia Standard
I grew up going shopping with my mother, a former fashion designer. As we’d stroll down the aisles she’d expertly point out all the pieces’ shortcomings:
“100% polyester. Forget it. Doesn’t allow your skin to breathe.”
“One wash and this top is going to be all over the place.”
“This is hardly sewn together properly.”
Published June 9 2016, Scandinavia Standard
Over the past decades, sustainability has become trendy. And whether implemented out of conviction or marketing purposes, I’m happy we’ve begun fixing our living environment.
Denmark has long been perceived to be one of the world’s greenest countries and in many aspects rightly so. Windmills, bike culture, and organic food in schools and the workplace jump to mind. When it comes to the issue of waste, however, it falls far behind some of its fellow European countries.
Lost bottles in Denmark. How a group of students are trying to change the fate of Danish bottles.