I went to a weigh and pay sale on Sunday (another post to follow on the finds) and thought I’d just write a quick few lines on my post-weigh and pay process. Try it all on First off, I open the bag and try everything on and look at it in a full length mirror.… Read More Buying tips: weigh and pay sales – the aftermath (!)
I love buying things from charity shops, for two reasons. The money goes to the cause No two shops will carry the same stock, so you’ve got plenty of choice. You can now go shopping properly in your local high street, even if you’ve only got a couple of high street brands! Fifteen or so… Read More Buying tips: charity shops
Weigh and pay sales seem to be springing up all over the place, with more wholesalers realising they can shift stock, and more people wanting to get in on the vintage trend. The idea is really simple; you simply pay for your items by weight, with all the sales I’ve been to priced at £15… Read More Buying tips: vintage weigh and pay sales
Accessories – by which I mean jewellery, belts and scarves – are a great way to liven up an outfit. Second hand or vintage accessories tend to be a little more unique than those found elsewhere, meaning you can put your own spin on things. Here’s my guide for buying second hand or vintage accessories.… Read More Shoppers guide: second hand accessories
I love bags. I think I actually love second hand bags even more though, as they have a character and feel that’s rather different to a brand new bag, and sometimes they even have hidden treasure! Here’s my guide for how to snag the best second hand bags. Try the charity shop first Whereas donated… Read More Shoppers guide: second hand bags
When I was in the Sixth Form and at University I worked for a high street clothing brand. As a consequence, virtually my entire wardrobe became full of their clothes. Even if I had never bought anything I personally liked, every quarter we had to purchase new uniform – two pairs of bottoms and four… Read More Why not the high street?
Not without a scarf is a blog about clothes and how I am creating my own style with unique and interesting pieces from places other than the high street. Join me as I share how I’ve gone from high street top-to-toe, to crafting a more interesting and quirky look, while always including my signature piece… Read More New year, new blog