Having an eco-conscience (did I just make up a word?) can be hard, but it doesn’t mean you have to wear bad clothes. Following on from her previous book, Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion, which gave us the ‘why’ behind re-thinking our fashion purchases, The Conscious Closet steps out the ‘how’.
From cleaning out your closet responsibly (hint: this does NOT mean doing the after-hours ‘dirty drop off’ of your worn out and likely unwearable clothes at your local charity shop in the vain hope that they’ll find someone who wants to wear your ancient jorts, now resembling bottomless chaps) to shopping resale and making clothes last longer by mending, Cline has more ideas on ‘how to look good while doing good’ than Australia has surviving koalas (#bushfiresaustralia #climatecrisis #wherearethekoalas).
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