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Books That Can Help You Break Up With Fast Fashion

4th February 2022

Fashion has blighted our planet. Today, one out of six people on earth work in fashion, churning out 100 billion garments a year. Yet 98 percent of them do not earn a living wage, and 2.1 billion tonnes of clothing is thrown away annually.

For so many of us looking to lower our consumption, there are so many influencers, blogs & reports encouraging you to stop buying into “fast fashion” but how can you practically and tangibly put it into action? Here are a few books I have read that I found useful!

Fashionopolis by @danathomasparis

Fashion has blighted our planet. Today, one out of six people on earth work in fashion, churning out 100 billion garments a year. Yet 98 percent of them do not earn a living wage, and 2.1 billion tonnes of clothing is thrown away annually.

How To Break Up With Fast Fashion by @laurenbravo

With fast, mass-produced clothing proving one of the most pernicious obsessions embraced by the West, this fun, revelatory guide demonstrates how we can all shop more ethically and sustainably and how a passion for fashion doesn’t mean we have to perpetuate a damaging industry.

Love Clothes Last by @orsoladecastro

Curious about how you can make a difference to the environmental challenges our planet faces? Join Orsola’s care revolution and learn to make the clothes you love, last longer.

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