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Brits have £4.6bn worth of unworn clothing in their wardrobes

Have you ever thrown a tantrum in your undies before a big night out because you have "nothing to wear"?  Based on recent research from CollectPlus most of us have plenty of items...

Shwop and sew

Bristol Big Green Week 2015 had a fantastic variety of things to get involved with, from Cycling events to a Museum of Water. I was really keen to check out the first ever 'Shwop and Sew'...

Date with my desk

I love to browse Oxfam for homeware as well as clothing, I think its such as fun way to make your home or work-space more creative and personalised. You can pick up old saucers and cups to hold rings,...

Being Resourceful - The Circular Economy

Approximately 350,000 tonnes of clothing goes to landfill each year. As a lover of both fashion and the environment, I found this statistic shocking. However, last week I got the opportunity to go...

Gift ideas: DIY Denim Bags and Pouches

Blog post by Lucy McIndoe Looking for an innovative and fun gift? All out of ideas? Turn an old pair of jeans into a fashionable clutch bag, purse or tablet sleeve in a few simple...

Christmas Takeover DIY Festive Wreath

By Cassie from Cassiefairy.com Christmas starts here! As soon as bonfire night has finished, that is the start to my festive season. Some may say it's too...

Back to School Fashion: The Case of the Sleeveless Cardigan

How exciting to write my first post for the Oxfam Fashion Blog! I am looking forward to sharing my passion for London's charity shops with you! ...

DIY: Halloween Costume-Circus Theme

Cats, witches, skeletons, zombie brides; costumes for Halloween come in all shapes and degrees of horror. There is nothing more satisfying than putting a costume together yourself,...

My Oxfam Outfit of the Day: Pattern Shirt

This month, I started a new job and started to hunt around Oxfam for perfect shirts for work. Something I can wear in the day, loose and comfortable- but...

DIY: Sewing Tips to Make a Vintage Dress Fit

I am forever spotting gorgeous vintages dresses when I go for my weekly rummage in the charity shops but I am often put off from investing in an outfit because it is...

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