Clothing Poverty

Clothing Poverty

The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes

Andrew Brooks


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  • The new and updated edition of Brooks’ fascinating account of the fast-fashion and clothing recycling industries.
  • Uses the journey of a pair of jeans to provide a unique insight into the global clothing industry, and revealing where our donated clothes really end up.
  • A riveting global narrative taking in everything from Mozambican markets, Nigerian smugglers and Chinese factories to London’s vintage clothing scene.
  • Also offers a novel behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the fashion industry, including at Vivienne Westwood and TOMS shoes.