Wear the Walk

Dress: Wear the Walk, Trainers: Veja  A few weekends ago, on the Saturday of a certain royal wedding, I hopped on the overground and headed for Hackney. Hopped would be the optimistic word. With a horrendous hangover, it was more of a shuffle on to the train and keep the…

Fashion DIY: A Tie Waist Shirt

I always say I think that a man’s shirt is the most easily accessible charity shop item. So my next fashion DIY for this little corner of the web is, once again, an upcycled shirts. For a few pounds, a little thread and a pair of scissors I find upcycling…

Fashion DIY: Denim with a Difference

Denim Jacket & Shirts (DIY’d): Oxfam, Jeans: River Island, Trainers: Veja Over the years I have accumulated a fair few denim jackets from charity shops. I have picked up a cropped Levi’s number, an oversized Levi’s washed denim version and an 80’s batwing bit of loveliness. Each of these jackets…

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…