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Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes
“Fascinating... will engage not only the fashion set but also those interested in economics, human rights and climate policy.”
–New York Times Book Review
“[A] Marley's Ghost-style warning of the irrevocable destructions to come ... Thomas is engaging and vital.”
–New York Review of Books
“A glimpse into how consumerism, slowed to a less ferocious pace, might be reconciled with sustainability..”
–The New Yorker

Dana Thomas
Photo: Michael Roberts / Maconochie Photography
Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster

Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster

Once luxury was available only to the rarefied and aristocratic world of old money and royalty. It offered a history of tradition, superior quality, and a pampered buying experience. Today, however, luxury is simply a product packaged and sold by multibillion-dollar global corporations focused on growth, visibility, brand awareness, advertising, and, above all, profits.