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How To Break Up With Fast Fashion

A guilt-free guide to changing the way you shop - for good

Lauren Bravo

(author)

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A fun and practical guide to changing the way you shop, from a popular journalist who was The Pool's 'Wardrobe Stories' columnist
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"a tribute to our better natures"

The Guardian

Outbreaks and Epidemics
How To Break Up With Fast Fashion: A guilt-free guide to changing the way you shop - for good A01 By (author) N Lauren Bravo 204 138 32 360 BB Hardback 304 Headline Home Headline Publishing Group London United Kingdom WJF Fashion & style guides JFCK Fashion & society WJS Shopping guides RNK Conservation of the environment RNU Sustainability RNT Social impact of environmental issues 1.3 WJF RNK WJS RNU RNT Fashion & style guides Conservation of the environment Shopping guides Sustainability Social impact of environmental issues A fun and practical guide to changing the way you shop, from a popular journalist who was The Pool's 'Wardrobe Stories' columnist 'A funny, achievable guide' Observer 'Lauren Bravo is one of my favourite writers' Dolly Alderton 'Bravo will inspire you to repair, recycle and give old items a new lease of life' Stylist You probably know the statistics: global clothing production has roughly doubled in just 15 years, and every year an estimated 300,000 tonnes of used clothing ends up in UK landfill. Fast fashion is the ultimate toxic relationship. It's bad news for the planet, our brains and our bank balances. We can't go on like this; our shopping habits need an overhaul. Journalist Lauren Bravo loves clothes more than anything, but she's called time on her affair with fast fashion in search of a slower, saner way of dressing. In this book, she'll help you do the same. How To Break Up With Fast Fashion will help you to change your mindset, fall back in love with your wardrobe and embrace more sustainable ways of shopping - from the clothes swap to the charity shop. Full of refreshing honesty and realistic advice, Lauren will inspire you to repair, recycle and give your unloved items a new lease of life without sacrificing your style. Because fashion belongs to everyone, but no outfit should cost us the earth. brilliant tips * Who What Wear * Lauren Bravo shares her style secrets, from secondhand shopping to a good-luck dress * The Telegraph * A funny, achievable guide to reducing our fabric footprint, and covers swapping, mending, washing less and, most importantly, resisting the urge to shop. * Observer Magazine * Lauren is an important voice. A fashion lover, committed to reducing landfill and fashion's impact on the environment, she makes her clothes last longer and her purchases count. In this fun and enjoyable read, she encourages us all to see a future full of exciting styled looks no matter what our budget. * Caryn Franklin * As someone who has been trying to consciously change her shopping habits for years, this book made me realise that in a lot of ways I've been missing the point. However, it never talks down to you, or puts you on any more of guilt trip than most of us are all already on. It's just the facts, pure and simple, with a really clear guide on how we can do better and a relatable narrator to remind you that we're all human. For anyone wanting to change up their fashion ways, this book is invaluable. * Katherine Ormerod * One of my most anticipated books of 2020 . . .as well as being full of brilliant advice, it's an honest, compassionate celebration of style and creativity. This what to read if you love clothes, women and the planet and you want to be inspired to do right by all of them. * Daisy Buchanan * Offers honest and realistic advice . . . Bravo will inspire you to repair, recycle and give old items a new lease of life, all without sacrificing your style, and the planet * Stylist Magazine * Lauren Bravo is a freelance journalist who writes about fashion, popular culture, food, travel and feminism, for places like Grazia, Refinery29 UK, Cosmopolitan, Stylist, easyJet Traveller, Time Out,Delicious, the Telegraph and the Guardian. She was The Pool's 'Wardrobe Stories' columnist. Her first book, What Would The Spice Girls Do? was published by Transworld in 2018. In 2019, Lauren went on a year-long fast fashion ban. She volunteers in a charity shop once a week (to get first dibs on all the best clothes). Lauren has written about fashion since 2009, and about changing the way that we shop since 2016. She is on Twitter and Instagram as @laurenbravo. 09012020 02 RRP including tax GB GBP 12.99 0.00 12.99 This price includes a tax element GB 20 Available 16 ARGOSY BERT BKSPD GARD Y

'A funny, achievable guide' Observer

'Lauren Bravo is one of my favourite writers' Dolly Alderton

'Bravo will inspire you to repair, recycle and give old items a new lease of life' Stylist

You probably know the statistics: global clothing production has roughly doubled in just 15 years, and every year an estimated 300,000 tonnes of used clothing ends up in UK landfill.

Fast fashion is the ultimate toxic relationship. It's bad news for the planet, our brains and our bank balances. We can't go on like this; our shopping habits need an overhaul.

Journalist Lauren Bravo loves clothes more than anything, but she's called time on her affair with fast fashion in search of a slower, saner way of dressing. In this book, she'll help you do the same.

How To Break Up With Fast Fashion will help you to change your mindset, fall back in love with your wardrobe and embrace more sustainable ways of shopping - from the clothes swap to the charity shop. Full of refreshing honesty and realistic advice, Lauren will inspire you to repair, recycle and give your unloved items a new lease of life without sacrificing your style.

Because fashion belongs to everyone, but no outfit should cost us the earth.

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Book publisherHeadline Publishing Group
Publication date9 Jan 2020
FormatHardback
Pages304
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