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Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes
“Journalist Thomas offers a wide-ranging exposé of the fashion industry…[and] shows us sustainable alternatives for the future. Fascinating reading for anyone who wears clothing.”
–Library Journal
“A great resource for learning about the effects of fast fashion.”
–Reader's Digest
“Thoroughly reported and persuasively written, [Thomas's] clarion call for more responsible practices in fashion will speak to both industry professionals and socially conscious consumers.”
–Publishers Weekly

Fashionopolis (Young Readers Edition): The Secrets Behind the Clothes We Wear
★ “The text stays conversational, never talking down to young readers, and instead equipping them with economic and manufacturing knowledge through personal anecdotes and company spotlights (and even occasional pronunciation help) . . . An immensely compelling and critical guide for young readers beginning to make their own fashion choices.”
–Booklist, starred review

Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster
"This is a dark story about excess, commerce, aristocracy and fashion as high theater that is as operatic as the dizzying shows it describes."
–Kirkus Reviews
"It is one of the year's most inspiring works of nonfiction."
"Dana Thomas has written a real-life saga that is as engaging and compelling as a work of great fiction."
–Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Thomas Jefferson

Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster
Journalist Dana Thomas digs deep into the dark side of the luxury industry to reveal the industry secrets that Prada, Gucci, and Burberry don't want us to know.
"A crisp, witty social history that's as entertaining as it is informative."
― Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
"Globalization, capitalization, class, and culture ... A fascinating book."
― Fareed Zakaria, Newsweek