Green Is the New Black: How to Change the World with Style

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For girls who care about global warming, and next season's hot looks, Green is the New Black is a must-have accessory.

Does our shopping addiction contribute to climate change? What's so special about organic cotton? Who are the real fashion victims behind the £3 jeans?

From the truth about fast fashion to the best biodegradable shoes, from guilt-free spending sprees to the joys of swishing parties, Tamsin Blanchard is your guide to all things fairtrade and fabulous. She explains the principles of ethical fashion, from why it matters to how to do it. Offers tips for the aspiring green goddess: including how to knit your own scarf, seduction in eco-couture, the best places to shop for vintage sunglasses, and ethical bling. And includes fun facts and essential directories on every aspect of sustainable stylish living.

With fashion secrets from celebrity friends, Green is the New Black is the chicest, greenest survival manual around. If you want to change the world, and your wardrobe, don't go shopping without it.

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"Beautifully presented, practical and very readable - it would make a great present!" -- Hippy Shopper.com

"This book is full of stylish ideas to wake-up your creative but ethically aware mortal. From vintage to swapping parties to simply buying quality pieces that will last, there's advice from leading designers and a forward by model du jour Lily Cole."

-- Fashion Capital.co.uk

"Unless you've been living under a rock, you can't have failed to notice that green issues are all the rage. But green has changed. It's not all muesli and Jesus sandals, oh no, green is now glamorous. We love Tamsin Blanchard's Green is the New Black." -- Trashionista

"A great new read, all about why green is suddenly becoming the new black ... it promises to show us style will save us all."
-- Catwalk Queen.tv

"The beauty of this book is that she weaves green, environmental principles and girlie fashion tips together in a lively and accessible way for a mass market." -- Treehugger.com

'A must-read'
-- Vogue

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Saving the world in high heels (and hemp knickers), the first manual for the conscientious fashionista

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