Pockets from Rokit

Skirt: Rokit, T-Shirt: Scope, Boots: ASOS  A few weeks ago I jumped on the 8.04 train at Kings Cross and headed for Leeds. After a quick change of trains I arrived at Batley. Home to Oxfam’s sorting warehouse for their online and festival shops. Since the warehouse was pretty much…

My Favourites Places to Shop Second-Hand Online

Top & Bag: Oxfam, Jeans: River Island, Boots (Similar) & Hat (Similar): ASOS In a recent post I shared a few tips to get the most of second-hand shopping online (here). I thought I would follow on that post with a bit about some of my favourite places to shop…

30 Wears

Back in the day I used to buy a lot. Whether it was second-hand or not I would buy things I was instantly drawn to and thought I might wear for that instant adrenaline rush. I would be drawn to a specific print, a shape of a dress that I…

Fashion Revolution Week: Haulternative IV

Since April 2015 I have completed a yearly round-up of my second-hand outfits. A haulternative. An alternative haul. This has been in aid of Fashion Revolution. I remember watching the news in late April of 2013. The Rana Plaza, a garment factory in Bangladesh, had collapsed killing 1,138 people and…

Fashion DIY: From Smart to Casual

 Skirt: Oxfam, T-Shirt: Topshop (Similar-ish) I worked in finance in my pervious life (in 2012). It was a fairly smart office I worked in so I would always attempt to look like I’d made some kind of effort at dressing up as someone who belongs in the Risk Analyst department.…

Five Tips for Shopping Second-Hand Online

Dress: Barnardo’s, Jacket & Bag: Oxfam, Hat (Similar) & Boots (Similar): ASOS Over the past few years I have written a few posts about how to get the most from charity shopping (here and here). I can now get parcels delivered to work which means no waiting in the post…

Oxfam Monochrome

Skirt & Bag: Oxfam, Jumper: Barnardo’s, Boots & Hat (Similar): ASOS With Spring (complete with April Showers) well on its way I thought it was about time to share this outfit which is boardering on the wintery, February-appropriate style rather than summer-could-be-coming-soonish style. A few months ago I was heading…