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Cydney Helsdown: What's in your wardrobe?

This blog has been written by our Guest Blogger, Cydney Helsdown. I've wanted to do a fashion post for a while now and so was really excited when Oxfam Fashion got in touch...

Leopard Print Trend: The Background

When exactly did adorning yourself with the skin of a deceased animal become such a desirable trend? In our primitive era our ancestors first used animal skins as a means of keeping warm (think...

Style Me in Seconds

Charity shops across the UK are showcasing their styling credentials to young people by offering free styling makeovers by professional stylists who have dressed Victoria Beckham, Emilie Sande and...

How To: Lace Insert Split Tee

I've loved the split tee trend for a while now but wanted to add my own twist by adding some lace inserts but I wanted to add them at an irregular length. This is a very simple project that took...

D.I.Y Upcycled Apron

If Pancake Day has left you feeling inspired to get into the kitchen and be creative with leftover ingredients, why not combine this philosophy to your wardrobe and see what can be re-used, repaired...

Wear the Love for Valentine's Day

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways… There are lots of reasons why we love our favourite item of clothing. It could be an amazing vintage find, something handed down through the generations,...

SS16 Update: The New White Shirt

The classic white shirt has always been a key part of any wardrobe - dressed up with smart jeans and heels, worn casually oversized, or channelling a retro feel tied at the waist and teamed with...

Three Ways To Style A Second Hand Shirt

My most recent Oxfam buy is a fab, red-white patterned shirt. I can't quite make out what the pattern is; could be needles, could be teardrops, could be tiny fish. My guess is as good as yours. ...

DIY: Cropping a Jacket

Shortening a coat or jacket can be easy and gives it a fresh look.   Decide where you'd like the new hem line to be.   We're just cutting...

DIY Jumper Neckline

Here at the Oxfam Shop in New St Huddersfield, we're customising unsold clothes for resale and would like to share some ideas…we've called it "up-cycling straight from the laundry basket". ...

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