I picked up my own copy of this book recently, after having read it via my library. I wanted to own it, as it is a clearly laid out, practical, and also pretty book about fashion and ways to be more conscious with your closet.
The three women who wrote it started Redress
, an NGO that focuses on reducing textile waste in the fashion world. They have an interesting website as well, with lots of info and events that they hold locally to them, in Hong Kong.
The book is broken up into four sections:
BUY better & make more responsible choices when shopping
WEAR clothes more creatively
CARE for your clothes -- laundering, mending etc.
of clothes by non-trash means: swapping,... [read more]