Emmaus: A Festive Party Outfit

Skirt & Top: Emmaus A few weeks ago I got jumped onto the DLR, alighting at All Saints. I crossed the road and headed for Emmaus to search for the perfect festive outfit. It wasn’t long before I spotted a few sequins, one of the requirements of a festive outfit.…

Oxfam: Give Gifts That Change Lives

And in a flash, it is December again. Every December, around the middle of the month, I curse to myself a little. Not only because I’ve eaten the collective weight of Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dundee, Blixem and Rudolph in mince pies and my mulled wine intake is…

#2ndHandGlam: Tips for Charity Shopping

Coat: Cancer Research Charity Shop, Jumper: Oxfam, Skirt (Gift but Similar), Boots: ASOS (Sold Out but Similar), Hat: ASOS Last Thursday I took part in the #2ndhandglam Twitter chat. This chat was hosted by @ClothesforGood. Always one to jump at the chance of chatting all clothes second-hand, I opened Twitter at…

Sustainable Brands: Fashion & Homeware

Reformation I have been on the lookout for new sustainable brands for a while. As well as rooting through charity shops for a second-hand bargain, I’m also so interested in what other brands are doing in terms of sustainability. Fashion-wise, Reformation are high-up on my must-buy list. Whilst sourcing sustainable…

Second-Hand Pies & DIY’s

Coat: Cancer Research, Bag & Top: Oxfam, Skirt: H&M (Old but Similar), Boots & Hat: ASOS Last year I fell in love with faux patent and leather skirts. Worn with huge ol’ knitted jumpers, thick black tights and boots, I felt they were the perfect way to make a super…

3 Ways to Curb the Spending

Shirt Dress: Barnardo’s, Hat: ASOS  I often find there are times I will go into a charity or vintage shop and I’ll think it’s a great idea to spend all the money. I went shopping a few weekends ago (after dropping a big ol’ bag of clothes at my local…

Careers & Comfort

Shirt: Barnardo’s, Jeans: Marks and Spencer, Hat: ASOS (Similar)   As a teenager I never massively thought about my career but I believed that whatever I ended up doing, I would get up each morning, put on a pair of super-duper Manolo Blahnik’s like a certain Miss Bradshaw. I would then layer…