Date: Mar 2013

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Easter DIY: Bunny Bonnet

When I think of Easter, apart from chocolate and chicks, I think of Easter bonnets. Other than primary school children, I am not aware of anyone who still makes (let alone wears) Easter...

Easter DIY: Bunny Ears

Inspired by the famous lace Maison Michel rabbit ears, this is a stylish recreation suited for any fashionista's Easter dress-up. I've chosen lace from an old net curtain for this craft but...

Shop the Trends on the Oxfam Online Shop

The fashion cycle dictates that what goes around comes back around. Using this logic, you can follow current designer and high street trends straight through the rails of your...

When Less Is More - Frugal Fashion Inspiration

Over the last few years we have heard plenty about the issues with fast fashion; the unethical supply chains, pollution and the creation of waste. The constant consumption of the latest,...

Conscious Consumerism

Fashion is a "beautiful space where your values and identity can come together", according to Amisha Ghadiali - writer, jewellery designer and sustainable style advocate....

Easter DIY: Gift Jars

You would think that being lactose intolerant means that I hate Easter, but actually I love it. I think part of the reason is due to the fact that my family always made a big effort to make it still...

Shop Around the Block: London - Westbourne Grove Oxfam Boutique

As all savvy shoppers know, the beauty of charity shopping is the unique eclecticism of every individual charity shop.  Each Oxfam shop has a distinct character inspired by its neighborhood;...

The Observer Ethical Awards 2013: Shining a Spotlight on Sustainability

Written by: Hattie Peacock  // @peacocks_hat // insidethemindofadiscoball.blogspot.co.uk Known as the 'green Oscars', the Observer Ethical Awards were founded...

Southampton University Hosts First Clothes Swap

Hands up who's been swishing before?! Swishing is the practice of swapping clothes, often at a swishing party (I'm sure this definition will soon be in the Oxford English Dictionary)....

International Women's Day Fashion Show: 19th March, Huddersfield

WRITTEN BY: EMMA STEPHENSON, FASHION INTERN AT WASTESAVER.  We all love clothes and fashion here at Oxfam, so we thought what better excuse than to hold a fashion show. For weeks the...

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