The Friday 5: People-Shaped Edition

The best of the week at EcoSalon, hand-picked for your clicking pleasure.

K. Emily Bond considers the “Fleshy, Sexy Architecture of Human Proportions” – and the main image of her post? Check these out. (Alas, only concept mock-ups – but wouldn’t they be awesome in real life?)

Britons love shoving their clothes into the backs of wardrobes, government watchdog Wrap said this week. How many? Oh, just $45 billion worth. So that’s where all the money has gone in the world.

What statements do our clothes make about us? When you’re in the public eye, it’s your business to know  – and here Rowena Ritchie takes a look at some very famous people who know exactly what to say with what they wear.

Let’s face it – Nutella has shaped the development of a lot of people. Ferrero would like us to believe that’s a really good thing, as their recent advert shows – but what really goes into a jar of Nutella? Jessica Marati digs in.

And finally, staying with food, Anna Brones considers how travel shapes the nature of the food you eat, and uses this as an argument to justify eating Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. We are totally behind her all the way.

Mike Sowden

Mike Sowden is a freelance writer based in the north of England, obsessed with travel, storytelling and terrifyingly strong coffee. He has written for online & offline publications including Mashable, Matador Network and the San Francisco Chronicle, and his work has been linked to by Lonely Planet, World Hum and Lifehacker. If all the world is a stage, he keeps tripping over scenery & getting tangled in the curtain - but he's just fine with that.