Festival Wardrobe Panic – we have it covered

June officially kick starts the festival season, and with Glastonbury taking place this weekend and Sunny weather forecasted, the Barnardo’s Retail team and I couldn’t be more excited!

We have spent weeks channelling our inner boho chic and mentally planning outfits and looks for the weekend, but when it comes to packing I personally find myself frantically pulling everything I own out of the wardrobe. Read More »

A whirlwind tour of Manchester by @charityshopgold

Hi everyone! I’m Charlotte, I’m 26 and from Manchester.

I work for a supplementary education company helping young people with their maths and English and spend pretty much every minute of my free time browsing charity shops for bargains!Read More »

The elusive summer

Having lived in the UK all our lives, my best friend and I have forever scoffed about the ‘elusive summer’.

Like everyone, we crave the health and general wellbeing benefits of the sunshine, and the lovely atmosphere it promotes through towns and cities across the country.

But then the elusive summer arrives. And I have NOTHING to wear.

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All dressed up and nowhere to go…

Staring into my wardrobe last night I picked up a dress. It’s Miss Selfridge, it’s my size and it’s completely unworn. Brought on a sales whim for a close friends birthday it has never seen the light of day.Read More »