Style spotting at Vintage Festival

Celebrating seven decades of British style and culture, Vintage Festival is a haven for fashionistas. Oxfam Fashion visited the event at Wilderness Festival over the weekend and what an occasion...

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Africa Calling

Photograph by Jason Hargrove, with thanks Africa came to the heart of Spitalfields last Friday, bringing with it an explosion of vibrant colours, an irresistible soundtrack and...

Shwopping takes over East London!

The country is being swept up in Olympic fever and Marks & Spencer (M&S) has channelled some of this into creating a massive Union Jack flag out of donated clothes. ...

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"Get your glad rags on, join me hun..." Vintage Festival at Wilderness

As you all know, at Oxfam Fashion HQ we all LOVE the lost glamour and style of eras gone by. And with Vintage Festival at Wilderness just around the corner this year, we thought we would get you...

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Shine in the rain with Oxfam Originals!

Don't let the mud and grey skies get you down. Oxfam Originals, in Manchester's Northern Quarter, is here to help. ...

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Hunting for fashion and textiles books

Oxfam's Bookfest ran from 2nd to 15th July leading to a whole host of book related events and local promotions. The aim is to remind us of the joys of getting stuck into a good book, and with...

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How to shop vintage

Whether you love the Parisian glamour of the 30's or long for the strong tailored line of the 60's, getting to know your chosen decade is a must. Does it flatter your shape? Can you make...

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How to adjust the waistband of a skirt

Today I'm going to show you a simple way to adjust the waistline of a skirt. This tutorial can be used to make a skirt bigger or smaller. If you are making it bigger, you just need to make sure...

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Musings on holiday packing

With summer comes the season of packing, and with a good portion of my suitcase dedicated to gifts for my family I've had to be careful in choosing every item. To complicate matters, I'm...

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Festival Fashion: How to DeBobble a Jumper

Arun jumpers and chunky knit cardigans that your granddad would be proud of are so popular at festivals, and it's not hard to see why. A heavyweight piece of knitwear is a practical addition...

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