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The latest op-shop reviews.

Savers in Footscray

Savers in Footscray

Every time I enter a Savers store I am shocked by the size. I know what to expect, but it still manages to take my breath away. These stores are like giant warehouses stretching on into infinite.     I didn’t know which way to turn when I first entered this store. I finally decided the(…)

The Fitzroy Market

The Fitzroy Market

  I stumbled across this market accidentally. I had a meeting in Fitzroy and went for a wander because I arrived early – and saw lots of signs up along Johnston Street proclaiming there was a market on. And of course, once I knew it was on I had to stop by. The Fitzroy market(…)

Sacred Heart in Elsternwick

Sacred Heart in Elsternwick

This store has a special place close close to my heart. It could be because it is local to me, and it could be because it’s a lovely store with beautiful displays. Mostly, though, it’s because I have never walked away from it empty handed. In the picture below, my boots, bangle and t-shirt are(…)

The Prahran Mission

The Prahran Mission

The Prahran Mission op-shop is a rather exciting one to visit. It’s located on Chapel Street, right near Prahran station – and dare I say it, where a lot of the more ‘lively’ Melbournian characters lurk. No joke, while I was in the store some sounds came into the store that made me believe (from(…)

Vinnies in Ormond

Vinnies in Ormond

What a delightful little store this is. I actually stumbled across it by accident! The whole store is bright and perky, from the front window displays filled with books, to the bright green shelves on the inside.     When I visited, the volunteers were also so chipper and friendly that I couldn’t help liking(…)

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