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Slow Fashion by Safia Minney

Slow Fashion: Aesthetics Meets Ethics is a 360-degree view of a fashion world that is changing, from the cotton fields to the cities. It features contributors from campaigners, innovators, fashion influencers and eco concept stores worldwide. Author Safia Minney, MBE, founder of Fair Trade label People Tree and ethical business advocate, invites you on a journey through the flourishing slow fashion movement.

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Safia Minney argues that the future of bricks & mortar retail is in the best in Fair Trade, sustainable and organic products, together with vintage, second hand and local produce. Restorative economics, the well-being of our planet, our bodies and minds can be inspired by this growing sector and one that is shaping big business.

This book curates pioneering people and projects that will inspire you to be part of the change. With full colour photography and illustration throughout Slow Fashion profiles people and bringing the alternatives to the mainstream: designers, labels and eco-concept stores across the world; fair trade producers; campaigns that are designing a fashion economy and the fibres and fabrics which are making a difference.


Livia Firth
Zandra Rhodes
Lily Cole
Andrew Morgan (film-maker of ‘The True Cost’)
Dana Geffner (Fair World Project)

About the Author:

Safia Minney MBE, is the Founder and Director of pioneer ethical fashion brand People Tree. Safia has turned a lifelong interest in environment, trade and social justice issues into an award winning social business. Safia is widely regarded as a leader in the Fair Trade movement and has been awarded outstanding social entrepreneur by the World Economic Forum and an MBE for her work in Fair Trade and the fashion industry.

Praise for Slow Fashion:

'Slow Fashion brings you the future of the fashion industry' - Lucy Siegle, Journalist and Social Justice Advocate

'Part manifesto, part how to - it's a must read for all!' - Mike Gidney, CEO, Fairtrade Foundation

Format: Paperback and limited edition hardback
Dimensions: 236 x 181 mm
Page extent: 256
Publication date: 23 March 2016
ISBN-13: 978-1-78026-283-3 (pb), 978-1-78026-284-0 (hb)

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ISBN 97801780262833
Supplier New Internationalist
Product keys New Internationalist

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