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The Red Cross ‘Recycle Love’ call out

The Red Cross ‘Recycle Love’ call out

Calling all designers and artists! The Red Cross on Bridge Road is looking for volunteers to help create an upcycling recycled fashion event. This store always has fabulous merchandising and possibly the friendliest staff ever. I’m hoping to get involved later with this myself.     Here is the brief if you are interested: ‘RECYCLE(…)

The latest op-shop apps

The latest op-shop apps

There are a couple of interesting apps and websites I’ve been using recently. There seems to be a shift in that more stores are trying to develop an online presence. As you can imagine, this is a difficult process with second-hand items because there is only one in the store. Managers, staff and volunteers generally(…)

The Aussie answer to online shopping

The Aussie answer to online shopping

Have you noticed that online shopping has taken off in a big way? I never thought that online stores would replace physical shopping – but experience has taught me that unless you have an online presence, you’re probably missing a large potential customer base. Even op-shops and second hand stores are making an effort to(…)

There’s a spider in the bag

There’s a spider in the bag

I had an interesting experience with a hand bag I bought recently. After a bout of op-shopping along Chapel Street, I spotted a Balenciaga bag in the Salvos store. I couldn’t quite determine if it was real in the store, but my gut feeling told me it was so I decided to buy it. (Please(…)

Back in the fold

Back in the fold

My goodness, it has been too long! My short blogging sabbatical went for slightly longer than I intended. My studies were a big part of it, and certain parts of my life started to slide because of uni. (On the plus side, I got three high distinctions and a distinction!) I loved what I was(…)

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