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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book How To Break Up With Fast Fashion by Lauren Bravo
    How To Break Up With Fast Fashion - by Lauren Bravo

    £12.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781472267740 | ISBN 10: 1472267745

    You probably know the statistics: global clothing production has roughly doubled in just 15 years, and every year an estimated 300,000 tonnes of used clothing ends up in UK landfill.  Fast fashion is the ultimate toxic relationship. It’s ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes by Andrew Brooks
    Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes - by Andrew Brooks

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786997371 | ISBN 10: 1786997371

    The new and updated edition of Brooks’ gripping exposé on the hidden networks of the fast-fashion industry.   Have you ever stopped and wondered where your jeans came from? Who made them and where? Ever wondered where they end up after you ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wild Dyer: A Guide to Natural Dyes & the Art of Patchwork & Stitch by Abigail Booth
    The Wild Dyer: A Guide to Natural Dyes & the Art of Patchwork & Stitch - by Abigail Booth

    £16.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857833952 | ISBN 10: 0857833952

    `By teaching you the foundations of natural dyeing, and guiding you through the simple stitch techniques, this book will allow you to dip in and out of projects while learning how to forage for and grow your own dye plants.'   In The Wild Dyer ... more

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  • Cover image of book Get A Life: The Diaries of Vivienne Westwood by Vivienne Westwood
    Get A Life: The Diaries of Vivienne Westwood - by Vivienne Westwood

    £16.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781254981 | ISBN 10: 1781254982

    Vivienne Westwood began Get A Life, her online diary, in 2010 with an impassioned post about Native American activist Leonard Peltier. Since then, she has written two or three entries each month, discussing her life in fashion and her involvement wit ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Lot Like Eve: Fashion, Faith and Fig-Leaves: A Memoir by Joanna Jepson
    A Lot Like Eve: Fashion, Faith and Fig-Leaves: A Memoir - by Joanna Jepson

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472913173 | ISBN 10: 1472913175

    Joanna Jepson was born with a facial deformity that led to her being mercilessly bullied through childhood and adolescence whilst a strict evangelical upbringing imposed further challenges. Reconstructive facial surgery and a religious meltdown left ... more

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  • Cover image of book Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes by Andrew Brooks
    Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes - by Andrew Brooks

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783600670 | ISBN 10: 1783600675

    Have you ever stopped and wondered where your jeans came from? Who made them and where? Ever wondered where they end up after you donate them for recycling?   Following a pair of jeans, Clothing Poverty takes the reader on a vivid around-the- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stitched Up: The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion by Tansy E. Hoskins
    Stitched Up: The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion - by Tansy E. Hoskins

    £15.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780745334561 | ISBN 10: 0745334563

    Winner of the ICA Bookshop Book of the Year 2014 Stitched Up delves into the alluring world of fashion to reveal what is behind the clothes we wear. Moving between Karl Lagerfeld and Karl Marx, the book explores consumerism, class and advertisin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sustainable Fashion: Past, Present and Future by Jennifer Farley Gordon Farley, and Colleen Hill
    Sustainable Fashion: Past, Present and Future - by Jennifer Farley Gordon Farley, and Colleen Hill

    £19.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780857851857 | ISBN 10: 0857851853

    Sustainable Fashion provides a unique and accessible overview of fashion ethics and sustainability issues of the past, present and future. This book is the first to situate today's eco-fashion movement in its multifaceted historical context, investig ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer Style by Adam Geczy and Vicki Karaminas
    Queer Style - by Adam Geczy and Vicki Karaminas

    £22.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847881960 | ISBN 10: 1847881963

    Queer Style offers an insight into queer fashionability by addressing the role that clothing has played in historical and contemporary lifestyles. From a fashion studies perspective, it examines the function of subcultural dress within queer communit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Indigo: In Search of the Colour That Seduced the World by Catherine E. McKinley
    Indigo: In Search of the Colour That Seduced the World - by Catherine E. McKinley

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408822364 | ISBN 10: 1408822369

    Indigo is the rich, electrifying history of a precious dye: its relationship to the trans-Atlantic slave trade, its profound influence on fashion, and its spiritual significance - all very much alive today.  But it is also the story of a persona ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amelias Compendium of Fashion Illustration: Featuring the Very Best in Ethical Fashion Design by Amelia Gregory
    Amelias Compendium of Fashion Illustration: Featuring the Very Best in Ethical Fashion Design - by Amelia Gregory

    £25.00   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780956409515 | ISBN 10: 0956409512

    Amelias Magazine has become a must see website for upcoming independent and ethical fashion designers, all illustrated in wonderful technicolour by our talented team of illustrators. Amelias Compendium of Fashion Illustration book brings to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Clean Clothes: A Global Movement to End Sweatshops by Liesbeth Sluiter
    Clean Clothes: A Global Movement to End Sweatshops - by Liesbeth Sluiter

    £22.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780745327686 | ISBN 10: 0745327680

    This book tells the inspiring story of the Clean Clothes Campaign, the worldwide movement determined the improve the wages and working conditions of sweatshop workers in the clothing industry. Large retailers such as Tesco, Wal-Mart and Careefour ... more

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