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Green Is the new black : how to change the world with style

Author: Tamsin Blanchard
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tamsin Blanchard
ISBN: 0061719307 9780061719301
OCLC Number: 232977750
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain in 2007 by Hodder & Stoughton.
Includes index.
Description: x, 278 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / Lily Cole --
Introduction : the challenges of dressing green, a closet confession and why you are what you wear --
Getting the look: the foundations of sustainable style: from eBay to jumble to haute couture --
I shop, therefore I am ethical: High street heroes, designer campaigners, and shopping without the guilt --
Occasion wear: Dressing (and undressing) for the new season: plus a green wedding that won't cost the earth --
DIY style: get creative, save cash and look cute, with DIY designs from Cast Off, Junky Styling, Antoni & Alison and many more --
Can celebrities save the world?: Red carpet, green glamour, chic versus cheap celebrity icons, and how to shine like a star --
How to paint the town green: Stella's ethical makeover, swishing with friends and an A-Z of good nights out (and in) --
Great escapes: From cool riads to hot festivals, from happy camping to 'slow and low' global travel: ten of the hippest, eco holidays --
Get a life, get a hobby: Turn off the box, go on a carbon diet, and make your own fun: from napping to knitting, from guerrilla gardening to growing your mind --
Bags and shoes: lots of lovely shoes and bags, plus the evils of plastic, advice from Mulberry, and Anya's confession --
All that glitters: Sparkle in the greenest gems: discover ethical bling without the ethnic carving, or the clunky brown, wooden beads --
Little green book: a stylish and sustainable shopping directory, green reads, and a letter (or two) to adapt and send.
Responsibility: Tamsin Blanchard.

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