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I am a peacefrog from Copenhagen. I like life, Rock n Roll, literature and seeing beauty in all things...
What is unique that's not in your bio?
I like being stroked on my back...
What's your favorite accomplishment?
Everything involved in facing my fears and jumping head first into things which I am shit-scared of. Poetry slam, film making, acting, playing basket ball for my country, teaching, dancing on stages, speaking in front of big audiences that kind of thing.
How do you define cool?
I don't. I feel it in my bones. If pressed I would say, cool has something to do with heart, soul and authenticity. It can be found everywhere. There are no limits to where and how it happens.
What is your secret to uncovering trends?
Searching high and low and recognizing that something which is fresh enough to posses the news-factor and strange enough to create the wow-factor and has the potential to catch on... No sun screen needed. We got the factor covered in this one!
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
The insane amount of stories and pictures from all over the world which reminds me of how small we are and how incredible it is to connect with this amazing pulsating global community always awake never asleep. Too many time zones.
What is your favorite trend?
Wow that is a tough one. It has to be something socially beneficial or green. Perhaps the I-Love-You-Project which was my first ever high flyer. So cute - so simple. I really enjoy all the street guerilla trends. They make me laugh. I prefer things that occur organically and not through advertising campaigns etc.
What are your tips for writing a juicy post?
SEXY CELEBS...(not that I would know?!)
How do you reset to be creative?
Always believe in your heart and don't follow the stream, most folks think the people at the front know where they are going...And the people at the front are being pushed by the people behind them. It is so confusing. Much better to find your own way.
What inspires or excites you?
Life... and my boyfriend luckily!
Predict something awesome for 2020?
Peace education in all primary and secondary schools, yay!
Tropical Fashion Films
Tropical Fashion Films
Tutti Frutti for Vs Magazine Takes a Retro-Inspired Trip to Paradise
Who doesn’t dream of a trip to paradise? Ellen von Unwerth created a fun-loving fashion film called Tutti Frutti for Vs. Magazine that takes the viewer on a retro-inspired vacation. There is lots of fun,… MORE
Faux Rock Band Battles
Faux Rock Band Battles
Air Band Competitions Call for the Very Best Air Guitar Players
Why limit yourself to playing instruments when you can form a faux rock band and go to air band competitions? According to youth from the UK, you can have an entire air band, including an air guitarist,… MORE
Graffiti Icon Films
Graffiti Icon Films
Banksy Film Debut Hits Sundance
The notorious British graffiti artist Banksy had his world premier as a film director with the film 'Exit Through the Gift Shop.' The Banksy film debut was a hot ticket at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival… MORE
Pyramid Cuff Links
Pyramid Cuff Links
You Are Not Alone Jewelry
I adore these fun and chic gold pyramid cuff links. They are from the 'Eye Am Not Alone' collection of designer jewelry by Ambush, and sold exclusively at United Arrows & Sons along with the brilliantly… MORE
Demonic Skull Rings
Demonic Skull Rings
Dead Ringers' Evil Skull Jewelry is a Must-Have for Rockstars
To complement a perfect rock look you've got to give it some bling, and Dead Ringers has the ideal jewelry to do just that. Dead Ringers is a jewelry design company headed up by Steve Gillespie and Mark… MORE
Psychedelic Swirl Couture
Psychedelic Swirl Couture
Andrea Maack's Illustrated Fashions Are Art You Can Wear
Andrea Maack is a visual artist from Iceland who likes to play with the concept of wearable art. Her unique work balances between art and fashion. I love this pencil drawing printed dress. And the gorgeous… MORE
Hummingbird Skull Necklaces
Hummingbird Skull Necklaces
Dead Fashion Jewelry by Blue Bayer is Dark & Alluring
These hummingbird skull necklaces are so beautiful in a dark punk kind of way. My super-stylish Swedish friend bought one recently from a store in Brooklyn and I have been mesmerized ever since, as it… MORE
Ghost Voodoo Couture
Ghost Voodoo Couture
Nozimi Ishiguro Haute Couture 2010-11 A/W Collection
Skeletons and voodoo dolls seem to have been Japanese fashion designer Nozimi Ishiguro's inspiration for his Haute Couture 2010-11 A/W collection. I love the amazing ripped leggings and layered tribal… MORE
Retro Pop-Up Stores
Retro Pop-Up Stores
Pop Rock Styling a la Gaga at the Fix
Rock is back! And to prove it, Lady Starlight, the original fashion inspiration to Lady Gaga, has teamed up with fashion stylists The Alter Boys, who own Brooklyn-based fashion mekka Alter. Together… MORE
Water Bottle Activism
Water Bottle Activism
B'eau Pal Water Brings Awareness to India
This great awareness campaign caught my eye. Notice how the bottle of B’eau Pal water looks nicely designed at first; initial impressions don’t last long, however, as the public soon realizes it’s an awareness… MORE
Fast Freestyling Virals
Fast Freestyling Virals
100 People Freestyle Per Minute for Ray-Ban
Another great viral ad campaign for Ray-Ban shows 100 people per minute freestyling in what becomes a fast-paced musical piece edited together by by Squeak E. Clean & Rossangeles.  This really had me… MORE
Surrealist Photo Art
Surrealist Photo Art
Dark Humor in Black And White From Photographer Gilbert Garcin
I love the simplicity and humor in these amazing photographs created by French surrealist artist Gilbert Garcin. There is an almost unsettling Hitchcock feeling to his iconic work. Gilbert Garcin was… MORE
Surreal Collages
Surreal Collages
The Ever-Mutating Art of Gustavo Ortiz
I love the colors and the funny little hands of these figures who seem to cluster in Argentinian artist Gustavo Ortiz’s creative universe. The London-based artist recently had his first solo exhibition… MORE
Quirky Cartooned Paintings
Quirky Cartooned Paintings
Chen Ke Paints Chinese Girls in All Shapes and Sizes
A lot of amazing young artists are emerging out of China; one of my favorites is Chen Ke. She makes these stunning images of cute little girls. Chen Ke's paintings bear references to cartoon art with… MORE
Mohawk Helmets
Mohawk Helmets
Fashion Photographer Matt Irwin Adds Edge to Young Models
I love the work of fashion photographer Matt Irwin. He is a rising star within the fashion industry as he writes and is a renowned editor as well. He shoots regularly for Vogue (Russia), Dazed, Harper’s… MORE
Neat Knit Norwegian Dolls
Neat Knit Norwegian Dolls
Scandinavian Home Decor Crafts By Ravenhill
I love these adorable Scandinavian hand sewn dolls by Ravenhill. They remind me of my Danish childhood; I had one with brown nuances and it slept next to me for a long period of time. (I am not going to… MORE
Knitted Roller Skates
Knitted Roller Skates
Faux Athletic Baby Feet Accessories By Allkindsofstuff
It is amazing what you can find online. These Baby ice and roller skate booties are the cutest little things I have ever seen. They are made from 100 percent cotton so are very soft on little feet. They… MORE
Artistic Vinyl Canvases
Artistic Vinyl Canvases
The 'Record Time' Collection Exhibits Designs From 24 Artists
I love vinyl and this exhibition is a tribute to the old dusty records. 24 fantastic typographers, designers and artists have made their own unique stamp on vinyl for the ‘Record Time’ show at the Palmer… MORE
Cities In Bags
Cities In Bags
Japanese Design Store Muji Sells Wooden Toys For Adults
The Japanese multi designer store Muji sells lots of amazing varieties of adult toys for designer geeks like these cute little ‘Cities in a bag.' So, now you can spoil your loved ones with a wooden model… MORE
Illuminated Graffiti
Illuminated Graffiti
New Guerrilla Street Art From Posterchild Fights City Debate
The ongoing debate about street art is still echoing in the corridors of the local councils, who are planning the next street art cleanup. All the while, street artists continue to make their mark on the… MORE
Apocalyptic Fashion Shows
Apocalyptic Fashion Shows
Alex Mattsson's Sixth Sun Collection Envisions the Future
The fashion graduates are busy finishing off their final collections before entering the real world, and Alex Mattsson is one of them. His remarkable collection is one of the ones picked out and peeped… MORE
Mascot Riding
Mascot Riding
Club Animals Gives Free Bouncy Rides in New York
I love this free public service for the night life party folks of New York. You lucky people are being serviced free Bouncy Rides from a DIY social network called Club Animals. By the look of these snaps… MORE
Gift-Wrapped Grenades
Gift-Wrapped Grenades
Shadi Ghadirian's 'White Square' Shows War Tied in a Bow
Fancy a lovely gift-wrapped grenade? No, perhaps not. But these brilliant photographs by Shadi Ghadirian called "White Square" of red ribbons on gas masks, weapons, soldiers' helmets, belts, and boots… MORE
Revisiting Denim Classics
Revisiting Denim Classics
Acne Releases 4 Best Selling Dresses
Swedish brand Acne has just released a gorgeous set of dresses that are remakes of past denim classics. Acne has picked a handful of their most successful denim dresses, like the remake of the classic… MORE
Sock Shoes
Sock Shoes
'Bless' Gets Creative with Comfy Fashion for Your Feet
There is breaking news in fashionable footwear. I know these don’t look like the hippest things on the planet, but anything from super-creative store Bless is very likely to dictate the latest in fashion… MORE
Vintage Animal Cushions
Vintage Animal Cushions
Knitted Scottish Lambswool Pillows by Donna Wilson
I just found these adorable animal figure cushions made by the amazing UK-based knitwear designer Donna Wilson. They are so bright and colorful and would look amazing on a neutral-colored sofa, chair or… MORE
Faceless Portraits
Faceless Portraits
London College Of Fashion Illustration Students Final Art Projects
Scary faceless bathroom photography projects mixed with fashion photography, watercolor sketches and illustrations: these are just some of the projects graduates from the London College of Fashion Illustration… MORE
Haute Pirate Wraps
Haute Pirate Wraps
Liu Wen Makes Big Bonnets Beautiful in Vogue China
Liu Wen stars in this stylish fashion editorial for Vogue China which is very attractive, and very hot. Her face is stunning, and by the look of all the catwalks she has waltzed down and fashion campaigns… MORE
Androgynous 80s Fashion
Androgynous 80s Fashion
La Roux's ‘Bulletproof' Video Features Electro Styling
‘Bulletproof’ is the third single from La Roux, a very cool and catchy killer pop tune. This hot new music video from La Roux is a stunning art directed gem. The 80s revival keeps coming back at us,… MORE
Urban Meltvertising
Urban Meltvertising
Stunningly Hot French Ad Shows Cooling Power of Perrier
Everything is melting in this amazing French ad campaign for Perrier, created by Paris-based advertising agency Ogilvy. Cars, shoes, glass and staircases melt in the hot sun, but just as our heroine… MORE
Guerrilla Head-Butting
Guerrilla Head-Butting
Live Interactive Art in the Streets by Mark Jenkins
We have featured the brilliant work of Mark Jenkins before on Trend Hunter, however these new projects look as awesome as they are provocative. Mark Jenkins works in the streets to get reactions from the… MORE
Fashionable Yarn Robes
Fashionable Yarn Robes
Amazing Pink Knitwear Dress By Jemma Sykes Are Made of Organic Wool
These stunning pictures show the beautiful, award-winning knitwear designer, Jemma Sykes’ amazing creation, a queens dress made from 100% hand-knitted organic wool. The dress is called ‘The Elizabeth’… MORE
Junk Food Feet
Junk Food Feet
Dogs and Skateboards With Cheeseburger Legs by William Hundley
Photography really doesn’t get much better than this cheeseburger art. All this poor dog wants to do is eat those lovely, hot cheeseburger sandwiches stacked underneath its feet, yet it is so obedient,… MORE
AIDS Art Shelters
AIDS Art Shelters
The Social Art Box Project By Aakash Nihalani in NYC
Aakash Nihalani created an amazing project with a permanent housing program in New York City called ‘A Better Place.’ Nihalani got residents suffering from HIV/AIDS to interact with the art pieces they… MORE
Love Sharing Street Art
Love Sharing Street Art
French Artist Remed Uses Walls to Celebrate Life
French artist Remed is one of my favorite street artist. He is constantly on the move from Sao Paulo to Barcelona to, well, just about anywhere, painting walls, developing his amazing style and exhibiting… MORE
Monsters As Art
Monsters As Art
Berlin Based Artist MyMo Hits East London Gallery
Monsters on walls, monsters on cans, paper bags, cardboard… on anything. Welcome to the world of German artist MyMo. The young Berlin-based monster artist loves to draw doodles and make monsters on junk,… MORE

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Mascot Riding
Mascot Riding
Club Animals Gives Free Bouncy Rides in New York
I love this free public service for the night life party folks of New York. You lucky people are being serviced free Bouncy Rides from a DIY social network called Club Animals. By the look of these snaps… MORE
Carnival-Style Bicycles
Carnival-Style Bicycles
Japanese Decochari Bike Photos By Satoshi Minakawa
They are crazy for decorating their bicycles in Japan with OTT lights and glitter to attract attention in the big city. The phenomenon is called Dekochari. “Deco” stands for decoration and “chari” is a… MORE
Eco-Friendly Sneakers
Eco-Friendly Sneakers
Veja SPMA High-Tops Are a Fashionable Win-Win Situation
I love the look of these Veja SPMA high tops that come in a green and white colorway with chunky contrasting laces sold exclusive to oki-ni. The Veja brand of footwear is known to be eco-friendly, and… MORE
Geisha Dogs
Geisha Dogs
Canines Dressed In Traditional Japanese Silk Robes
This has to be the funniest pet trend ever: Geisha dogs. As cute as these dog costumes are, I feel sorry for the little puppies which I am sure won’t quite pull off the ways of a geisha. As far as I… MORE
Braided Bonding
Braided Bonding
Close Companionship Via Self-Inflicted Conjoined Hairstyles
I have never really been a big fan of extreme hair fetishes, but this braiding-your-hair-together business is quite weird and really funny, especially the group of happy hippie girls connected via hair… MORE
Wacky Watercolor Masterpieces
Wacky Watercolor Masterpieces
Wrestler And Budgies Paintings by Rhys Coren
Bristol-based artist Rhys Coren graduated in 2006 in Art and Visual Culture from the Bristol School of Art, Media and Design. He has developed a unique style using aspects of visual arts, sculpture, painting,… MORE
Ultra Glam Retro
Ultra Glam Retro
80s ‘Pride & Glory' Colorful Fashionshoot for V-Magazine
How brilliantly cool: the 80s revival continues with this amazing photo-fashion-shoot for V Magazine Spring 09, entitled Pride & Glory. The editorial features some of the world’s most gorgeous models… MORE
Eco Alternative Christmas Trees
Eco Alternative Christmas Trees
Recycled Glass Water Bottles Make a Very Green Tree
Christmas is a time for peace, and peace of mind. Why not use your creativity to create an alternative Christmas tree out of recycled products or materials? I think this Christmas tree made out of used… MORE
Transcontinental Boutiques
Transcontinental Boutiques
Kate Moss Helps Launch Topshop New York
Kate Moss and a long list of A-listers attended the grand opening of the first US iteration of the successful UK high street brand Topshop. Sir Philip (pictured with Kate Moss at the launch getting covered… MORE
Road Signs of Joy
Road Signs of Joy
IKEA Billboards Display Seasonal Cheer for the New Year
If you’re a Scandinavian, you have to love Ikea. Sometimes it is a bit of an anti-relationship, as you grew up looking at Ikea shelving units and sleeping in an Ikea bed every night. Now it has become… MORE
DIY Nerdy Decor
DIY Nerdy Decor
Turn Your Shelf Into a Pixelated Parade of Computer Icons
How cool is this for home DIY decor? Using printed book covers, you can rearrange your books to form computerized icons such as smiley faces, hearts, pistols, and bullets. Perhaps we are getting a little… MORE
Landline Phone Revivals
Landline Phone Revivals
Retro PC Plug-Ins
Remember the good old “dog and bone,” the Cockney rhyming slam for telephone? These retro phones as plugins for computers and mobile phones put a fat smile on my face. I mean, they were so comfy. You… MORE
Ghost Dogs
Ghost Dogs
Spooky and Peculiar Pet Pastimes
Somebody call the Ghostbusters! These ghost outfits for dogs has to top the spooky costumes for pets list. They seriously aren’t very scary at all, but I love these images. Especially the ghost team of… MORE
Jedi Pets
Jedi Pets
Animals Catch the Lightsaber Craze
I couldn’t stop laughing when I caught onto this latest in pet trends. Watch out, all masters of evil: The Jedi Craze is upon us. And you never know which animal will use the force and pick up a light… MORE