Lauren Bravo is a freelance journalist who writes about fashion, popular culture, food, travel and feminism, for places like Grazia, Refinery29 UK, Cosmopolitan, Stylist, easyJet Traveller, Time Out,Delicious, the Telegraph and the Guardian. She was The Pool's 'Wardrobe Stories' columnist. Her first book, What Would The Spice Girls Do? was published by Transworld in 2018. In 2019, Lauren went on a year-long fast fashion ban. She volunteers in a charity shop once a week (to get first dibs on all the best clothes). Lauren has written about fashion since 2009, and about changing the way that we shop since 2016. She is on Twitter and Instagram as @laurenbravo.
Lauren Bravo is one of my very favourite writers - Dolly AldertonOffers honest and realistic advice . . . Bravo will inspire you to repair, recycle and give old items a new lease of life, all without sacrificing your style, and the planet - Stylist MagazineOne of my most anticipated books of 2020 . . .as well as being full of brilliant advice, it's an honest, compassionate celebration of style and creativity. This what to read if you love clothes, women and the planet and you want to be inspired to do right by all of them. - Daisy BuchananAs someone who has been trying to consciously change her shopping habits for years, this book made me realise that in a lot of ways I've been missing the point. However, it never talks down to you, or puts you on any more of guilt trip than most of us are all already on. It's just the facts, pure and simple, with a really clear guide on how we can do better and a relatable narrator to remind you that we're all human. For anyone wanting to change up their fashion ways, this book is invaluable. - Katherine OrmerodLauren is an important voice. A fashion lover, committed to reducing landfill and fashion's impact on the environment, she makes her clothes last longer and her purchases count. In this fun and enjoyable read, she encourages us all to see a future full of exciting styled looks no matter what our budget. - Caryn FranklinA funny, achievable guide to reducing our fabric footprint, and covers swapping, mending, washing less and, most importantly, resisting the urge to shop. - Observer Magazinebrilliant tips - Who What Wear