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Eco Chic

The savvy shopper's guide to ethical fashion

By Matilda Lee

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Foreword by Katharine Hamnett, leading fashion designer and ethical clothing pioneer Provides DIY fashion tips that are trendy, ethical and affordable Expert author who has produced ethical fashion booklets for London Fashion Week and ethical clothing directories

The hottest trend on the catwalk is ethical clothing. Top fashion designers and spokesmodels including Katharine Hamnett, Stella McCartney and Bono's wife Ali Hewson are all voicing the benefits of eco chic. But what is this new fad, and what difference can it make to the world? "Eco Chic" gives you the full story on this fashion phenomenon, from which fabrics are harmful to the environment, to how you can create your own eco-friendly fashions through recycling and savvy shopping. You will discover how to spot and avoid garments produced in sweatshops and why supermarket 'fast clothes' make both you and the planet sick. This book will allow you to look great but also feel good about your impact on other people and the planet as a whole.

Biographical Notes

Matilda Lee is a features writer for The Ecologist. In association with the British Fashion Council she researches and writes ethical clothing guides for London Fashion week. She is a contributing author to A Slice of Organic Life edited by Sheherazade Goldsmith. Location: London, UK.

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  • ISBN: 9781856753272
  • Publication date: 30 Nov 2007
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  • Imprint: Gaia
"This book provides essential information about how we consume and how our clothes will help decide the future of our planet" - Katharine Hamnett
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