Deluxe: The Book That Started It All


My awareness of fashion’s dark side is relatively new. For a very long time I had no idea there was a slow fashion movement – I didn’tĀ realize we were in a position to need one. I never looked at country of originĀ or fiber content, and I never thought about what happened after I disposed of my old clothes. Now, I can’t even walk into stores I once visited frequently, simply because I can’t find enough information about where their product comes from. Shopping has become quite the challenge (not that it wasn’t challenging before) and sometimes I wish I didn’t know so much about the industry’s ills. Just kidding. But I can trace this journey back to one book, which is helpful when I need something to blame for this pesky thing called awareness. Continue reading