Fashion For All Launch Party

We can’t believe that it’s almost been two weeks since we launched our biggest ever summer campaign, Fashion For All!

To celebrate, we took to the top of our office to set up shop with pre-loved ‘fits from the photo shoot as well as a whole range of other pre-loved clothes and accessories – all available to shop on the night.

A huge thank you to each and every one person who came to support us and everyone who bought a little something for themselves too. Here’s a little sneak peek into the celebrations.

We launched Fashion for All because we truly believe fashion is for everyone, no matter your shape, size, or budget. Our stores are full of pre-loved clothes and accessories just waiting to be discovered and re-loved. Stop by your local Barnardo’s today or pop over to our eBay shop and help us keep celebrating Fashion for All!

Fashion for All – Lydia Bright

We believe that no matter your shape, size or budget, there is something for everyone at your local Barnardo’s shop. That’s why we’ve launched our Fashion For All campaign, showing that pre-loved fashion is for everyone and whilst shopping with us, you’ll be supporting us in our quest to raise vital funds to support vulnerable children, young people, and families across the UK.

Television personality Lydia Bright was delighted to be involved, saying – “I am very excited to be shooting with Barnardo’s – it’s a charity which is very close to my heart. My parents are foster parents, and have been for most of my life, so to be an ambassador for a fostering charity is a complete honour, and I know very well how used their services are and how important they are to children and families within the care system”.

Treasure the hunt in your local Barnardo’s store or check out our eBay store to find yourself the perfect items this summer.

Found something you love? Make sure to tag us and use #MyBarnardosFind.

Fashion For All

Summer is officially here, and we are so excited to be launching and celebrating Fashion For All. No matter your shape, size, or budget, your local Barnardo’s store holds unique pieces just waiting to be discovered.

We have teamed up with a host of fabulous famous faces to prove just that. Styled by Alexandra Fullerton and photographed by Candice Lake, we show you how easy pre-loved clothing can be styled to create head-turning looks, all while embracing your own individual style.

Summer fashion has never looked so good. Get your one of a kind look at your local Barnardo’s or check out our eBay store where you will find something for everyone.

Treasure the hunt and share your pre-loved finds with us over on Instagram using the hashtag #MyBarnardosFind

Hello New Website

We’ve been busy behind the scenes giving our shop website a well deserved make-over. We are so excited to finally be able to share it with you.

Here are some of the reasons to love our new website…

♥ An exclusive 15% off* your order for a limited time only! ​

♥ We’ve made it easier to find what you’re looking for.​

♥ Find out how your purchase will make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children.​

Check out an exclusive behind the scenes footage from our photoshoot.

Head over to our online shop today and treat yourself to something. It’s shopping that is guaranteed to make you look and feel amazing.

*Offer valid from 27/05/2022 until 10/06/2022 on purchases over the value of £30. Offer only redeemable on the Barnardo’s online shop and not valid in store. **Discount applied at checkout, no code needed.

Fashion Revolution – Chloe’s Love Story

Fashion Revolution day 5! To celebrate, we have our fifth instalment of Fashion Love Stories!

Today’s spotlight is on second-hand enthusiast and serial outfit repeater Chloe. We are head over heels in love with this cowboy boots she picked up in a charity shop, truly stomping all over fast fashion.

Photograph it, film it, write about it! Get involved this Fashion Revolution week and share your love story.

Earth Day 2022 Q&A

Earth Day 2022 is here and the perfect time to act, innovate and implement changes. This year’s theme is “invest in our planet” and we wanted to take this time to share what we are doing here at Barnardo’s to look after our lovely planet. We are so excited to introduce our Sustainability Manager, Abi, to explain a little further about the work we are doing. Over to Abi!

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Fashion Revolution Week – Emma Carline’s Story

Fashion Revolution Week Day 4 is here!

Next up in our Fashion Love Stories series is the effortlessly stylish Emma Carline, sustainable fashion, lifestyle and style queen and digital creator. Pre-loved clothes are such a huge part of content and we are obsessed. Check out the below love story of a piece in her wardrobe that’s 5 years old.

“RE-WEARING is COoL! 

HEY I’m Emma Carline and today I want to talk to you about rewearing your clothes, EVEN those statement pieces you don’t think you’ll wear again. 

I was searching through my archive, and I came across these images and knew instantly that I needed to re-wear this top! 

I thrifted it at least 5 YEARS AGO! & it is still in my wardrobe. I wear it every summer, it’s truly timeless! 

This item of clothing, as well as many others in my wardrobe hold a story and a meaning. For instance, I remember wearing this top to Parklife festival in 2018! I remember dancing, lauging, smiling and joking with my friends. I made some amazing memories in this top, and I will continue to do so over many more.

Just because you’ve worn something to a festival or ” big event ” doesn’t mean that you can’t wear it again! I know it takes away a lot of the wearability, but we buy clothes to WEAR them. Not just to display them once, but truly LIVE in them. So make them memories, and hand me downs for future generations – and share those memories with them.

 So don’t be afraid to re-wear! Honestly, it’s one of the coolest things you can do. For you and the planet.”

These are the kind of love stories we love to hear and see, so why not get involved and tell you own? Photograph it, film it, write about it! Get involved this Fashion Revolution week and share your love story.

Fashion Revolution – Vanessa’s Love Story

Fashion Revolution week, day 3 is here!

Next up in or fashion love stories series is the fab Vanessa. A charity shopping queen and co-creator of #charityshoppingaddict and #charityshoppingchallenge. Check out this beautiful blazer she picked up at her local Barnardo’s for just £3’s, yes you heard right! See how easy it is to style the blazer from a casual day outfit to a night on the tiles. Proof that clothes are made to be worn repeatedly.

These are the kind of love stories we love to hear and see, so why not get involved and tell your own? Photograph it, film it, write about it! Get involved this Fashion Revolution week and share your love story.

Fashion Revolution – Laura’s Love Story

Fashion Revolution Day 2 and Charity Tuesday all mixed into one – winner! To celebrate, we have our second instalment of Fashion Love Stories, we are putting the spotlight on the clothes we already have and falling back in love with our wardrobe.

Today’s spotlight is on self-proclaimed vintage clothes addict, Laura. She shares just some of the reasons she loves her vintage jumper she picked up in Barnardo’s. We might be biased, but we think it’s super cute!

Photograph it, film it, write about it! Get involved this Fashion Revolution week and share your love story.

Fashion Revolution Week – Amy’s Love Story

It’s Fashion Revolution Week and we are so excited to celebrate all things pre-loved fashion.

All this week we are going to be sharing clothes love stories. Our amazing community on Instagram are forever styling up pre-loved pieces and we want to celebrate them all through-out Fashion Revolution Week. It’s time to fall back in love with our clothes by re-wearing what’s in your wardrobe, swapping with friends or shopping at your local Barnardo’s store. Loved clothes last!

First up in this week’s series is Amy, self-love and positivity queen and mid-size thrifted fashion lover. Check out her love story series all week over on our Instagram featuring her favourite pieces. Bonus, she has styled them up for us too!

Photograph it, film it, write about it! Get involved this Fashion Revolution week and share your love story.