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

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
"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
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.


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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