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Swap-o-rama 3: the highlights

We finally managed to fix a date and get together for the third installment of the Grand Swap-o-Rama, and it fell to me to host: nine of us in the end, and enough clothes, accessories and domestic oddments to fill a very respectable jumble sale. 252 more words


Second hand find: Gorman mustard silk blouse

Gorman silk chiffon mustard yellow pussy bow blouse, size 10
Paid: Free (clothes swap)
Found at: ‘Swap Til You Drop’ Ethical Fashion Fair
Gordon Baptist Uniting Church in late September 2014… 293 more words


(Fake) fur and frumpiness

Two donations from my mother, surplus from her wardrobe and originally charity shop finds of her own (she certainly wouldn’t have bought either brand-new). The blue rubberised mac – with natty vintage-style tartan lining – is too long and too frumpy. 36 more words


Out and about: Herne Hill

Wow! 2 blog posts in 2 days. Today I met two of my closest friends in Herne Hill, southeast London, and just as I was about to set off I realised I was wearing a pretty thrifty outfit (totter on the coffee table moment – sorry didn’t keep the phone out of shot this time).  249 more words


Swishing: How to organise a swishing party!

What is swishing?

Never heard of it.
Sounds a bit dirty.
Here’s the good old Wikipedia take on it.

Swishing refers to swapping an item or items of clothing or shoes or an accessory with friends or acquaintances.

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An Evening of Swishing

Just over a year or so ago, I went to my first clothes swap event (a.k.a. swishing) and loved the experience. I’ve intended to go to another one since that first swishing event but haven’t heard about many in the Sheffield area. 174 more words


How To Hold A Clothes Swap Party

Clothes swap parties are fun and a way to get together with your friends. I’ve been to a few and of course cannot resist coming home with a few necessities for my wardrobe.   543 more words

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