As ethical fashion becomes more prominent it's important to stay up to date, but also learn how you can change your own buying habits. It's been a while since we've given you some fresh new resources to help educate you on the importance of ethical fashion, so we put together a list of 7 credible ethical fashion books that you have to read before the year is over. Some of these books have been out for a while, but they're still well worth the read!
1 | The Conscious Closet: The Revolutionary Guide to Looking Good While Doing Good by Elizabeth L. Cline
Elizabeth Cline is a stellar author specializing in ethical and sustainable fashion. She's taking you on your journey to building your capsule wardrobe with better quality clothes, how to shop with our environment in mind and seeking out ethical brands.
2 | How to Break Up With Fast Fashion by Lauren Bravo
Lauren Bravo encourages readers to recycle, repurpose, and learn to re-love old pieces you already have. Fashion is part of everyone's life and she discusses the importance of breaking-up with your ultimate toxic relationship.
3 | Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes by Dana Thomas
Bestselling journalist Dana Thomas teaches you how to dress with intentions. She talks about 3D printing clothes, what the cleaning process of denim entails, and fabric recycling. She shines light on companies of every size and how they're impacting the fashion industry.
4 | Naked Fashion: The New Sustainable Fashion Revolution by Safia Minney
Naked Fashion is changing the way we look at the industry. We get to hear from Emma Watson and why fair trade fashion is so important to her, Summer Rayne Oakes about how she took on the model agencies, and Vivienne Westwood's mission in keeping high-fashion alive without impacting our planet.
5 | To Die For: Is Fashion Wearing Out the World? by Lucy Siegle
Nobody wants to know the truth behind fast fashion and the people who suffer, along with our environment. Siegle sticks to the cold hard facts of the fashion industry and how you, as a consumer, can change the face of fast fashion for the better.
6 | ECOrenaissance: A Lifestyle Guide for Co-Creating a Stylish, Sexy, and Sustainable World by Marci Zaroff
ECOrenaissance is your go-to-guide when it comes to shopping sustainably. Zaroff has done the work for you and is ready to teach you the ways of the future and how to make your impact on our planet, without having to get rid of luxury fashion.
7 | Loved Clothes Last: How the Joy of Rewearing and Repairing Your Clothes Can Be a Revolutionary Act by Orsola de Castor
In this book, Castro teaches you how to unlearn your buying habits, and how it impacts our environment. You'll also learn how to take better care of your already owned garments, to make them last so they can become your forever favorites.
Doing your research and due diligence of keeping tabs on your favorite brands and even manufacturers, to make sure that we're all doing our part in making the changes needed for our people and planet. But if you aren't sure of where to find this information, checking out a good book can always be a benefit towards you ethical and sustainable journey. If you're still looking for ethical manufacturing join our platform! Our ethically certified factories are waiting for you and are ready to get your brand in production.