Wear No Evil: How to Change the World with Your Wardrobe

by Greta Eagan

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Wear No Evil: How to Change the World with Your Wardrobe by Greta Eagan

Have you ever wondered, "How can I inherently do good while looking good?" Wear No Evil has the answer, and is the timely handbook for navigating both fashion and ethics. It is the style guide with sustainability built in that we've all been waiting for. As a consumer, you regain your power with every purchase to support the causes and conditions you already advocate in other areas of your life (such as local or organic food), while upholding your sense of self through the stylish pieces you use to create your wardrobe.

Featuring the Integrity Index (a simplified way of identifying the ethics behind any piece of fashion) and an easy to use rating system, you'll learn to shop anywhere while building your personal style and supporting your values- all without sacrifice. Fashion is the last frontier in the shift towards conscious living. Wear No Evil provides a roadmap founded in research and experience, coupled with real life style and everyday inspiration.
Part 1 presents the hard-hitting facts on why the fashion industry and our shopping habits need a reboot.
Part 2 moves you into a closet-cleansing exercise to assess your current wardrobe for eco-friendliness and how to shop green.
Part 3 showcases eco-fashion makeovers and a directory of natural beauty recommendations for face, body, hair, nails, and makeup.

Style and sustainability are not mutually exclusive. They can live in harmony. It's time to restart the conversation around fashion—how it is produced, consumed, and discarded—to fit with the world we live in today. Pretty simple, right? It will be, once you've read this book.

Wear No Evil gives new meaning—and the best answers—to an age-old question: “What should I wear today?”

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ISBN-13: 9780762451272
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 03/11/2014
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,193,936
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Greta Eagan is a writer, stylist and conscious living expert. Shortly after graduating from the London College of Fashion, Greta founded fashionmegreen.com, a sustainable fashion awareness project. Both the author and her blog have become leading sources for information on eco-fashion and green beauty. Acting as an eco ambassador, Eagan has contributed to publications in print and online, including Glamour, Lucky and the Huffington Post, and has collaborated with brands such as Kate Spade, Eileen Fisher, The Outnet, Refinery29, and many more.
Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @gretaeagan.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

How to Use This Book 11

Part 1

Chapter 1 To Wear or Not to Wear? 13

Chapter 2 The Integrity Index 29

Chapter 3 The Diamond Life 63

Part 2

Chapter 4 Fashion Foundation: A Closet Full of Clothes, but Nothing to Wear 69

Chapter 5 Style Sorted, Ladies: Shoes, Bottoms, Tops, Dresses, and Accessories 86

Chapter 6 Style Sorted, Ladies: Innerwear, Outerwear, and Activewear 110

Chapter 7 Style Sorted, Ladies: Special Occasions and Travel 120

Chapter 8 Style Sorted, Gentlemen 127

Part 3

Chapter 9 Women's Sustainable Fashion in Action 141

Chapter 10 Wear No Evil Beauty Basics 160

Resource Pages: Help Me Help You Wear No Evil 187

Notes 190

Acknowledgments 193

Index 194

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