The title of Alec Leach’s first e-book
no beating across the bush: The world is on fireplace however we nonetheless purchase footwear
. The central query of the e-book is equally direct. We all know that vogue is dangerous for the planet, so why can we maintain shopping for?
Leach, a former vogue editor turned sustainability advisor, got down to see if he might discover some solutions. The result’s a deeply curious and topical meditation on modern consumerism, the tradition of hype, and the way the style trade’s obsession with streetwear has created one frenzied hunch after one other with no indicators of slowing down.