Why French Women Wear Vintage: And other secrets of sustainable style (Hardcover)
The French way to an eco-conscious, super-stylish wardrobe from Paris-based style coach Aloïs Guinut.
Stylish women everywhere are realizing the environmental damage of fast fashion on the planet and looking for new ways to dress that don't involve cramming the wardrobe with clothes that may never get worn. As Paris-based style-coach Aloïs Guinut explores in this invaulable book, French women have a lot to teach us about how to cherish the planet without sacrificing your style:
- Know what works for you.
- Buy less and buy better.
- Mix vintage items with a few wisely chosen modern pieces.
- Look after what you have and make it last.
- Seek out quality fabrics that don't poison the environment.
About the Author
Aloïs Guinut studied fashion at the prestigious Institut Français de la Mode (French Institute of Fashion), founded by former business partner of Yves St. Laurent, Pierre Bergé. She has previously worked as a fashion trend forecaster and now runs her own personal shopping and style coaching service, giving advice to women from outside of France on Parisian style and designers. Aloïs has been featured in Le Figaro and the Observer and interviewed by BBC Radio 4. Her first book, Dress Like a Parisian, was published by Mitchell Beazley in 2018.