Food for Thought

1,300,000,000,000   (trillion)     Global Fashion Industry sales

695,000,000,000       (billion)     Global Furniture Industry sales

100,000,000,000       (billion)     Global Luxury Car sales


2,095,000,000,000   (trillion)     Total


We humans like to be stylish. A glimpse at the cost estimates above support that assumption.


2.1 trillion dollars are spent globally each year to wear the latest fashions, furnish our homes, and drive the latest luxury vehicles.  I suspect the cost is significantly higher if we factor in everything it takes to be considered really well-appointed or stylish.


Consider this for a moment:

Leaders and experts in the effort to end World Hunger estimate the annual cost of such an effort to be between 30 and 70 billion dollars annually.


Imagine what could happen if ending World hunger became stylish.



Daily Post:Stylish




About Phil

Hi, my name is Phil. I’ve managed to escape the corporate world, rid myself of excess belongings, travel the country extensively in my old Winnebago, and find a new home on a beautiful barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico. I define myself as: a free spirit, a writer, a philosophical anarchist, a poet; a lover of nature, a lover of art, a protector of animals, as well as a devoted friend and partner
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3 Responses to Food for Thought

  1. That’s why I have a few items I can interchange. Many of my clothes are 25 years old, and still look stylish.

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  2. Great point, well made Phil!👍🏻

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