Fashion Revolution Week: Haulternative III

In April 2014 I heard about a campaign (led by Fashion Revolution) calling for us to ask fashion brands where our clothes came from or, in short, #whomademyclothes. The campaign was launched because in the previous year, on April 24th 2013, the Rana Plaza collapsed. This resulted in 1,138 people…

An Oxfam Spring Haul

Oxfam £30 Spring Haul We all know I’m partial to a little shopping in Oxfam. I’m often in there browsing at the weekends and I often leave with new favourites, so when Oxfam mentioned that they would be launching a campaign called #FoundinOxfam I jumped at the chance to get…

Alexa for Oxfam

Shirt: Oxfam, Culottes: H&M, Hat: ASOS, Shoes Converse, Tights: Topshop (Similar) It’s not often when rummaging round a bargain basket that you find a little Archive by Alexa but that’s the sort of thing that can happen when you shop in charity shops. Dubbed the The Aire Shirt by Marks…

Why I prefer Charity Shopping

Dress: Oxfam, Hat: ASOS, Shoes: Dr Martens  It’s no secret that I have penchant for all shops second-hand. Over the years my list of shops to visit on a Saturday has shifted from Topshop and River Island to Oxfam and Barnardo’s. It’s been an unconscious shift but as I plan…