An idea to extend the lifecycle of clothes

The Introduction

If you’ve been following our blog, you may find this a rather unexpected fact: One of us has done about 25 runway fashion shows in Milan & New York, working for brands such as Ralph Lauren or Versace. Got your attention?

When talking about sustainability, though, high fashion brands were…


A story about Beckenbauer, Beckham and Héctor Bellerín

What do a German, English, and Spanish Footballer have in common? Besides the fact of kicking a ball for a living…

Well, they’re all right-footed? Correct.

National players? Correct.

If you ponder, this isn’t what this article is about. Trust your instincts. There’s more to it.

This is a story…


The lessons from the journey of NBA Star Giannis Antetokounmpo

When I was seven years old, I dreamt of becoming a basketball superstar. When I was about fourteen years old, I wondered how long it will take me to become one. Now, at twenty-five years and I stopped playing basketball after over fifteen years. …


Writing does not have to be lonely

Examining the writing toolkit

The internet is jam-packed with advice on improving your writing. New York Times Square kind of ‘jammed.’ We all know of the infinite writing techniques that are presented on Medium and other websites. Sometimes this flood of articles feels overwhelming, like a monster wave that is trying to swallow you…


The reemergence of a lost art

Few things in life give me a genuine feeling of happiness. Receiving a postcard is one. The thought that someone cares enough for me to buy a card, write something on there, and mail it to my current address, is the ultimate act of caring.

I am not from a…


There may have never been a better time to shape its future.

The tender state of Missouri has this silly saying: “slap you naked,” and then “hide your clothes.”

Why?

So, you can’t go out again in public — at least, not unless you want to go out naked… Doesn’t this saying describe life during a pandemic?!

In recent months we have…


Hello Jen and thanks for your idea! You are right, we do need ethical creative ideas to turn this crisis around :)


By speaking 60 seconds about sustainability

Introduction

Recently a good friend asked me what my future professional goal is. I replied that I want to change the world. It felt naïve when it left my mouth, but my conversational partner did not burst out in laughter. He asked me how I want to do so and looked…


If you want to be as successful as Michael Phelps

Introduction

Honestly, I do understand why people like being busy. It gives you a sense of belonging. You do not have to know who you are when everybody perceives you as ‘the busy person’, the late-night worker, or the weekend shifter. Strangely enough, though, nobody wants to be labeled a workaholic…


Who runs the world? Girls!

Women playing field hockey.

Introduction

Last week, news broke that 23-year-old tennis player Naomi Osaka had invested in the American soccer franchise North Carolina Courage. The move was “instinctive” because she wanted to empower other women to achieve what she did.

In 2019, the Japanese-American Osaka was named the world’s most marketable athlete. It was…

Tom & Jerry

Two friends, master students and sport aficionados, thinking outside the box.

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