Marie Curie: A Sustainable Skirt

Skirt: Marie Curie, Top & Bag: Oxfam, Boots: ASOS  A few weekends ago I was off to a hen party. As always, I hadn’t decided what to wear in advance as my thinking was I would suddenly get inspired on the day. That I would look in my wardrobe and…

Charity Shopping: How to find a keeper

Dress & Bag: Oxfam, Shoes: Converse …And by keeper I mean that charity shop item that is going to live happily in your wardrobe forever more. One of the many, many wonderful things about charity shopping is that you can find quirky items that you never knew you needed, or…

The Independent: A Charity Shop Interview

Jacket: Oxfam, Dress: Scope, Shoes: Converse  Last Thursday I packed a suitcase – and by packed I mean Stuffed with a capital S and seven exclamation marks. I then got on the tube and headed across London to the office home to The Independent. I was there to do a…

Discovering New Charity Shops

 Dress: Crisis (Archway), Bag: Oxfam, Boots: Topshop (Old) London is a big ol’ place. One I’m not too great at exploring. I tend to find an area I like and return to it on a regular basis, rather than discovering all that London has to offer. Which is a lot!…

A week in charity shop outfits

I wish I was one of those people who, as soon as they arrive at a holiday destination, unpack and are able to gaze into their wardrobe each morning and carefully put together outfits based on the neatly presented selection. Unfortunately, I am no such individual. I’ve come to accept…

Oxfam in Lisbon

Shorts & Shirt: Oxfam, Shoes: Office, Sunglasses: H&M (Similar) As the taxi driver drove away from the airport towards the centre of Lisbon I started to fall in love. Walls were no longer plain. They were covered in colourful tiles and I was in picture heaven. Suffice to say I…

Oxfam Staples

Jumper: Topshop (Old but Similar), Skirt & Belt: Oxfam, Shoes: Converse, Bag: Modalu (Old but Similar) Having worn this skirt many a times since picking it up from Oxfam, I’m surprised that this is it’s first appearance over on this little corner of the internet. I found it in my…