Ode to ’99

Top: Scope, Jacket, Bag & Belt: Oxfam, Culottes: H&M, Boots: ASOS  Occasionally I come across an item of clothing in a charity shop that will take me right back and remind me of something from my sartorial past. Right back to last year when I was searching on eBay and…

Summer in a Barnardo’s Shirt

Shirt: Barnardo’s, Culottes: H&M (Old but Similar), Boots: Shoe Zone (Old but Similar)  Recently I moved from one area of big ol’ London Town to another. I am happy to be living where I’m living now but there’s one thing I miss about my last place. The charity shops. It…

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…

Charity Shop Gingham

Shirt: Barnardo’s, Jumpsuit & Bag: Oxfam, Shoes: Converse  I’ve got a bit of a thing for gingham at the moment. Last year I picked up a short sleeve shirt from Sue Ryder after a live streaming session of London Fashion Week and instantly falling for all clothes Henry Holland. The show…

Green Dreams #FoundinOxfam

Long Shirt, T-Shirt & Bag: Oxfam, Culottes: H&M, Boots: Shoe Zone When curating my last post for Fashion Revolution, I got thinking about the charity shop items I ended up wearing the most. Towards the end of the last year, it was my Sue Ryder, black jumpsuit. Looking back it…

Fashion Revolution Week: Haulternative III

In April 2014 I heard about a campaign (led by Fashion Revolution) calling for us to ask fashion brands where our clothes came from or, in short, #whomademyclothes. The campaign was launched because in the previous year, on April 24th 2013, the Rana Plaza collapsed. This resulted in 1,138 people…