Wardrobe Crisis How We Went from Sunday Best to Fast Fashion Clare Press, Sarah Wilson
 
Hardback
9781510723429
$19.99
Who makes your clothes? This used to be an easy question to answer it was the seamstress next door, or the tailor on the high street—or you made them yourself. Today, we rarely know the origins of the clothes hanging in our closets. The local shoemaker, dressmaker, and milliner are long gone, replaced a globalized fashion industry worth $1.5 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, from sweatshops to haute couture, unearthing the roots of today’s buy-and-discard culture. She traces the origins of icons like Chanel, Dior, and Hermès; charts the rise and fall of the department store; and follows the thread that led us from Marie Antoinette to Carrie Bradshaw.

Wardrobe Crisis is a witty and persuasive argument for a fashion revolution that will empower you to feel good about your wardrobe again.
TitleWardrobe Crisis
SubtitleHow We Went from Sunday Best to Fast Fashion
AuthorClare Press, Sarah Wilson
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published6 February 2018
FormatHardback
ISBN-139781510723429
Pages336
Dimensions5.50 x 8.25in.

About the author

Clare Press is Marie Claire’s fashion editor-at-large. She has worked as a fashion designer, brand consultant, editor, and columnist, including stints at Sunday Style, Vogue, the Monthly and Instyle. Clare’s fashion journalism has also been published in Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, the Australian, the Sydney Morning Herald, the New York Times Magazine, and many more. She is a passionate advocate for sustainable and ethical fashion, and sits on the Australian advisory board of Fashion Revolution.

Sarah Wilson is a journalist, media consultant, blogger, and New York Times bestselling author of I Quit Sugar.

"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, publisher, Marie Claire

"The best antidote to our current Wardrobe Crisis is to be a mindful consumer in the first place … Clare lives and breathes fashion, and delivers a persuasive argument for its power as a both a creative force and an agent for change.’ —Sarah Wilson

"Clare Press effortlessly combines her incredible industry knowledge with a unique writing style that completely resonates with me." —Eva Galambos, Parlour X

"Wardrobe Crisis will persuade you to shop smart and give you the tools to pull it off.’ —Yen
ISBNs: 9781510723429 978-1-5107-2342-9 Title: wardrobe crisis category:BUS 
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