A Life Less Throwaway: The Lost Art of Buying for Life

Author(s): Tara Button

Social Sciences | No Category | December 2020

A revolutionary guide to the art of mindful buying that will teach you how to resist cheaply made goods and make smart, fulfilling purchases that last a lifetime.


With the whole world trying to convince us to spend our way to happiness, we've been left cluttered, stressed, and unfulfilled. Tara Button, founder of BuyMeOnce, is at the forefront of the global movement to change the way we shop and live forever. Tara advocates a life of mindful buying that celebrates what lasts, giving you exercises that help you curb impulses, ignore trends, and discover your true style. Once a shopaholic herself, her groundbreaking mindful curation method reveals the amazing benefits of buying for life and will help you:


- Spot the tricks that make you overspend
- De-clutter your home
- Find the products that serve you best
- Rediscover the art of keeping and caring for things
- Find happiness, success, and self-worth, beyond buying


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I love the idea behind Buy Me Once' - Ashton Kutcher - actor and activist `High quality gear you only have to buy once in your life' Sarah Wilson - author of I Quit Sugar `Brilliant Idea' Caitlin Moran - author and journalist

Tara Button is the CEO and founder of Buymeonce.com. Having worked in advertising for many years and having been a cluttered impulse shopper for all her life, she is now an active campaigner influencing manufacturers to up their game in terms of product longevity and to encourage consumers to buy once and buy well.

General Fields

  • : 9780008217716
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • : HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • : January 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tara Button
  • : Paperback
  • : 272