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
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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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User Review  - miralaluna - LibraryThing

A fairly good starting point for anyone interested in being a more careful consumer of fashion. Very easy read. There are more in-depth and comprehensive resources out there, however. Read full review

About the author (2013)

Born in Liverpool, Tamsin Blanchard studied fashion journalism at St Martins College, and went on to work as fashion editor of the Independent and then style editor at The Observer. She is currently style 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.