Don’t do the white thing: washing your clothes a lot is bad for ...

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Don’t do the white thing: washing your clothes a lot is bad for the planet

All the cool people are going dirty, and here's how you can do it too without stinking out your office

Frankie Graddon

It might come as a surprise to many that Stella McCartney, the fashion designer who dresses many of the world’s most stylish women, who cuts a very polished figure herself, doesn’t like to wash her clothes.

“In life, rule of thumb: if you don’t absolutely have to clean anything, don’t clean it,” she said in an interview at the weekend.

“I don’t just chuck stuff into a washing machine because it’s been worn ... I’m not a fan of dry cleaning or any cleaning, really.”..

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