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…

Sustainable Events Coming Up

Shirt: Fara, Top & Bag: Oxfam, Jeans: River Island, Hat (Similar) & Boots (Similar): ASOS  With Fashion Revolution week just over a month away now I have been keeping an eye out for all interesting events. Due to Fashion Revolution, April is a great month to get involved, network with…

Fashion DIY: A Star Studded Skirt

A Sunday well spent brings a week of content. That’s what someone, somewhere once said and it seems to have stuck. If I get to the end of Sunday and I feel like I have achieved something that day then I feel per-retty smug whilst watching Sunday night’s Call the…

London: Three Charity Shop Areas I Like …

Trousers: Fara, Denim Jacket & Bag: Oxfam, Top (Similar), Hat (Similar) & Boots (Similar): ASOS  I have lived in London for a good few years now. I completed my university placement year here then came back following my degree. Along with ‘Where is the nearest Post Office?’, ‘How do I…

A Frill Hem Charity Shop Shirt

Sewing on a Sunday is fast becoming a regular thing for me. Even if it’s just 5 minutes to iron a motif onto a t-shirt, or half an hour to mend a pair of jeans, or a little longer to adapt the most accessible charity shop item going – a…