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

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

Greta Eagan

Language: English

Pages: 208

ISBN: 0762451270

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

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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Department of the Interior) openly declares that “the effects of past and present land-use practices may take decades to become apparent in ground water.” Therefore, when chemical levels from pesticide and fertilizer use are tested in our drinking ground water, accurate levels are not reflected or managed. With 50 percent of the nation’s drinking water supply coming from ground water and 95 percent of the population living in agricultural areas relying on clean ground water for drinking, we can

online, or head out on a shopping date with girlfriends. CHAPTER 7 STYLE SORTED, LADIES: SPECIAL OCCASIONS AND TRAVEL “I think that playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends.” —KATE SPADE It has taken me some time to admit it fully, but I am a girly girl. I suppose my first clue would have been from when I was eight years old and wearing dresses and lipstick to bed so I could look my best for school the next day. Okay, you might as well call me a princess with a story

from Nike, which is knit from a single thread. Finally, eco-friendly rubber made from trees (instead of oil) is another hot industry development and an area to watch for more eco-alternatives. SHOES SOCKS, UNDERWEAR, AND SWIMWEAR Under-armor for men is often overlooked, but more and more it has become mainstream and relevant. Today, a flash of hot pink or yellow from underneath a pant leg signifies style cred. The sock scene has utterly exploded and given way to playful and intentional

effortlessly. Flats are also appropriate here. On the weekend you’ll likely be running errands or meeting up with friends to walk around a farmer’s market or do some shopping, so a pair of flat sandals or sneakers is ideal. Make use of a shopper bag as your casual carryall, and create your own cool factor with a signature pair of sunglasses. Style Influencer: Lina Hanson, celebrity eco-makeup artist and author of Eco-Beautiful, Los Angeles Lina is so sweet and humble, so I have to do the

and avoid toxic synthetics. If green chemistry sounds too sci-fi for you, look to naturally occurring, organic ingredients and products. The use of organics as a safe and price-competitive alternative from the food we eat to the personal care and cosmetic products we use is ever increasing. From Europe to the United States, Japan, India, and Brazil, organic ingredients are flooding the market, which is good news for the natural beauty industry. Leading a healthy and conscious lifestyle has

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