This Summer the Oxfam Festival Shop will be touring the nation's festivals bringing the best of our unique and vintage items, plus festival essentials such as wellies and waterproofs to keep you warm and dry.
Managed by Lisa Morris and Fran Tutt, the Oxfam Festival Shop is staffed by a team of volunteers from across Oxfam's high street shop network.
In 2012, the team managed seven shops, traded...
This is a super-easy and super-quick fashion DIY which will add a touch of glamour to a plain top or tee. My beloved pearl effect necklace broke and , rather than fixing it, I thought of something much more exciting to do with the loose pearls.
YOU WILL NEED
A top, t-shirt or blouse
Super Glue/Strong Fabric Glue
Since I started High School I have been looking forward to the infamous Leavers Ball which occurs after all the year 13s have finished their final exams. Even the idea of going to a ball conjures up ideas of Disney princesses in fairy-tale dresses. Disney did however fail to mention that beautiful ball gowns come at quite a cost.
As a ball gown is something that many women buy, wear once and never wear again, I believe it...
Team fash have been getting far too excited about the release of the Great Gatsby (starring Carey Mulligan, Leo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire). I've even considered coming to work in a full evening gown, pearls and pin curl hair to show my glee.
Fashion may be heading back to the jazz age for inspiration and we say bring on the pearls, ruffles, hats and sparkle.
Tell us what would be your dream...
The 80s high-waisted denim shorts are every girl's fashion must-have this summer. This week I rummaged through Oxfam Lancaster to find this quality pair of straight-leg 'savvy' jeans and knew they would be perfect for my next fashion DIY. Festival lovers, creating this look is quick and easy, so get buying your denim! Why not head down to your local Oxfam shop or check out the Oxfam Online Shop's...
On Wednesday 8th May, St Paul's Church, Hammersmith was transformed for a fun-filled evening of ethical fashion chat and catwalk strutting. Organised by a small group of London College of Fashion students, the evening included a panel discussion of leading industry experts, an ethical fashion show and the opportunity to browse and buy from a selection of ethical and sustainable brands. The grand venue provided a stunning...
A plain t-shirt is a brilliant blank canvas and can be easily spruced up for Summer.
Today I will be mainly be using buttons, heart buttons to be precise but you can use any buttons that tickle your fancy.
YOU WILL NEED
A plain t-shirt
Decide on the design...
Inspired by a pair of pumps I've been eyeing up for years, I made these heart clips which can then be used on shoes, clothing and/or hair. It only cost me £2.50 in total to make as I only needed to buy the leather. All other instruments and materials, I already had at home.
If you're using material from an old item, de-construct all the pieces then lay them...
From Whistles to Mulberry, Daks to Paul Smith - the Oxfam shop at Royal Windsor was bursting with fashion gems for women and men.
Set amongst an array of equestrian wear and artisan craft stalls the Oxfam shop stood out with its bright Hermes scarves and quirky displays. So, what was the first thing to do?
Get mooching around the rails of course!
I firstly had a look at some of the men's clothes on offer, getting shop...
Studs and spikes reappeared on the fashion scene a few years ago and is a trend looking to stay around for a few more seasons. Everything that could be studded, has been - from hats to jackets to shoes. Studs can transform an outfit or item of clothing from feminine to punk and can toughen up even the prettiest floral dress.
It's easy to find studded and spiked items on the high street, but the addition of studs to an otherwise...