Grazia magazine – I never miss an issue! – recently ran a feature about some of the best charity shops and vintage stores in the UK. Alderley Edge, a town in Cheshire was identified as top destination of choice for thrifters. It just so happens that a very good friend of mine from university livesContinue reading “The UK’s best thrifting destination?”
ASDA has today announced that it will start selling second hand clothing in 50 UK stores. Here’s why that can help make preloved more convenient, accessible and acceptable
My recent blog on why the gentrification of secondhand fashion is a positive trend provoked a strong reaction. People asked whether there’s evidence that charity shops are getting more expensive. A good question. The answer is that there hasn’t been a price hike in the past few years. The Charity Retail Association collects data onContinue reading “Gentrification of secondhand style – part 2”
What I re-wore in February. Depop finds and looking forward to my spring wardrobe
One the emerging criticisms of the secondhand clothes trend is that it’s being gentrified. But is that true? If it is, is that a problem?