Green is the New Black: How to Save the World in Style

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Hodder & Stoughton, May 9, 2013 - Crafts & Hobbies - 288 pages
8 Reviews
For girls who care about global warming, and next season's hot looks, Green is the New Black is a must-have accessory. Does our shopping addiction contribute to climate change? What's so special about organic cotton? Who are the real fashion victims behind the 3 jeans? From the truth about fast fashion to the best biodegradable shoes, from guilt-free spending sprees to the joys of swishing parties, Tamsin Blanchard is your guide to all things fairtrade and fabulous. She explains the principles of ethical fashion, from why it matters to how to do it. Offers tips for the aspiring green goddess: including how to knit your own scarf, seduction in eco-couture, the best places to shop for vintage sunglasses, and ethical bling. And includes fun facts and essential directories on every aspect of sustainable stylish living. With fashion secrets from celebrity friends, Green is the New Black is the chicest, greenest survival manual around. If you want to change the world, and your wardrobe, don't go shopping without it.

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Review: Green Is the New Black: How to Change the World with Style

User Review  - Trish - Goodreads

This book was alright. I feel guilty and depressed after reading this. There were some interesting facts in here though. Read full review

Review: Green Is the New Black: How to Change the World with Style

User Review  - Elin - Goodreads

4* because there's some really good tips in it. I also got to know a lot of stuff about fashion and the environment, and I marked several of the pages as usable help for making or re-making my own clothes. Read full review

About the author (2013)

Born in Liverpool, Tamsin Blanchard studiedfashion journalismat St Martins College,and went on to work as fashion editor of the Independent and thenstyle editor at The Observer. She is currentlystyle director at the Telegraph Magazine. She lives in London with her partner Mark, their four-year-old daughter Sybilla, and a small Silkworm farm. She plans one day to knit her own silk scarf.