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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...

Festival Take Over: WOMAD Style Spotting - The Trendsetters

WOMAD festival showcases an amazing mix of music and performances from around the world, with this eclectic fusion comes incredible style! The fashionistas were out in the force,...

Festival Take Over: DIY Floral Sunglasses

Festival season is the perfect time to express yourself and let your creativity shine through, and we've got the perfect DIY project to jazz up your...

How I Saved £422

Last summer I did an internship at Futerra Sustainability Communications, as the final credit for a degree in communications I was wrapping up. The CEO there Lucy Shea was the self-proclaimed goddess...

Oxfam and Dawn O'Porter team up to promote vintage fashion

It's an exciting time for vintage fans with the Channel 4 programme This Old Thing showcasing the joys of second hand shopping and Dawn's new book, which accompanies the show delves into the history behind...

DIY: Carrie Diaries Paint Splatter Clutch

Ever since I saw young Carrie Bradshaw's personalised paint splatter bag, I knew I had to have it one way or another. I mapped out different ways of completing this DIY in my head, as...

DIY: Chop Your Top

This month's DIY marks my first year anniversary as an Oxfam fashion blogger! It really is an honour writing for such a big global organisation and encouraging all you lovely...

DIY: Festival Fringing

Introduce a bit of fringing in to your wardrobe in time for festival season!  You will need: Sewing machine Scissors Chalk ...

DIY: Sew Your Own Contrast Panel Dress

This week I've been slaving over my sewing machine... and loving every minute of it. You see, I've been inspired by the Great British Sewing Bee and watching the show...

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