Wardrobe crisis : how we went from Sunday best to fast fashion (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Wardrobe crisis : how we went from Sunday best to fast fashion

Author: Clare Press; Sarah Wilson
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Who makes your clothes? Today, we rarely know the origins of the clothes hanging in our closets. The local shoemaker, dressmaker, and milliner are long gone, replaced by a globalized fashion industry worth $2.4 trillion a year. In Wardrobe Crisis, fashion journalist Clare Press explores the history and ethics behind what we wear. Putting her insider status to good use, Press examines the entire fashion ecosystem,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clare Press; Sarah Wilson
ISBN: 9781510723429 1510723420
OCLC Number: 979557599
Notes: "Originally published in 2016 by Nero, an imprint of Schwartz Publishing Pty Ltd."--Title page verso.
Description: 327 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Sarah Wilson --
Introduction --
Behind the seams --
The couture effect --
More please, Sir --
Status anxiety --
Because you're worth it --
What's in a name? --
Revolution baby --
The dog fur private eye --
Counter culture --
Seventh heaven? --
Grand social --
The ethical runway --
Silent spring/summer --
Dyeing shame --
Slippery customers --
Weird science --
You should see polythene Pam --
Waste not, want not --
Raising the baa --
Can we really change our ways?
Responsibility: Clare Press.

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The business and ethics of what we wear, from Coco Chanel to Carrie Bradshaw to H&M.  Read more...

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"Sustainability is a buzzword in fashion right now, for good reason. Clare's book raises fascinating questions about conscious consumerism and the positive role fashion can play." --Jackie Frank, Read more...

 
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