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 […]

Bournemouth Superstore Opening

We were so excited to have opened the doors to our brand new superstore in Bournemouth last Friday!

There is a wealth of unique and one-off items just waiting to be discovered, from pre-loved fashion, accessories, homeware and much more. With items added daily, there is always something new to be discovered.

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Bradford Superstore Opening

We were so excited to have opened the doors to our brand new superstore in Bradford this morning!

There is a wealth of unique and one-off items just waiting to be discovered, from pre-loved fashion, accessories, homeware and much more. With items added daily, there is always something new to be discovered. Below are just some of our top picks that we spied in-store today.
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Partywear Season Is Here

Let’s get this party started!

Whether you jump at the chance to get dressed up or would rather spend your evenings curled up on the sofa, there’s no getting away from the fact that party season is here. We must admit, we are pretty excited.

This year might look a little different restriction depending but we are super excited to prepare for all the festivities none the less. Whether it’s a Christmas work party, dinner with family or simply partying the night away, with your mates, we’ve got you sorted. It’s also a great opportunity to really glam up, because it’s the one time of the year when ‘less does not mean more’, right?

Even better, by shopping at Barnardo’s you’re preventing textiles from ending up in landfill and looking glam while you do it!

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Recycling Week

Recycling Week 2021 is here. This is the perfect week to tackle a little up-cycling, re-wear something in your wardrobe or if shopping, be sure to hit up your local Barnardo’s.

To help celebrate @duckfashfashion have created something special to celebrate all things pre-loved shopping and we are obsessed.

To find out more about Recycling Week and how you can get involved, head over to Recycle Now.

And without further ado….

Fashion Revolution Week – Jacks Love Story

Fashion Revolution week is here!

This year, we are so excited to share a series of fashion love stories with you. It’s time to fall back in love with clothes by re-wearing what’s in your wardrobe, swapping with friends or shopping at your local Barnardo’s store. Loved clothes last so lets start celebrating them!

First up in this weeks series is Jack, sustainable fashion, art, colour and pattern lover. Check out his love story featuring a gorgeous vintage shirt, styled up 5 ways for every occasion. Photograph it, film it, write about it! Get involved this Fashion Revolution week and share your love story.

Sneaker Thrifting is the New Frontier

Sneakers, trainers, kicks, runners or whatever you call them are probably not the first thing that come to your mind when you’re going on a thrifting adventure. But very much like thrifting for clothes, venturing into the world of thrifting for sneakers can be really interesting. Finding lost silhouettes of years gone by and maybe even finding a few pairs that are worth a few quid too.

Before you all rush out the door because of the new sneaker frontier I will tell you about later, I just want to give you a few tips of what to look out for the next time you go thrifting.

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Fall Back In Love With Your Wardrobe

Calling all fashionistas!

For those working from home it doesn’t mean wearing pyjamas all day (although a day here and there is definitely a treat!). No more pandemic sweat pants or lockdown lounge suits, it’s time to rediscover your wardrobe!

Why not riffle through your wardrobe, and re-discover those hidden gems. Whether this is through restyling, re-wearing, repairing or up-cycling, it’s time to fall in love with your wardrobe. Be sure to share your re-loved looks with us over on Instagram and tag us using #ReLovedWardrobe. We can’t wait to see what you put together.

Having a clear out? Be sure to pop those items to one side and donate them once our stores re-open. Somebody else will love those “not so you pieces”.

Want to share your top Barnardo’s looks with us and feature on The-Thrift? Comment below and we’ll get in touch!

Love Not Landfill Take 2!

We were thrilled to be part of Love Not Landfills second pop-up shop located in Covent Garden. A crazy 4,500 people came to visit the store over the weekend to shop the amazing collections curated especially for you guys. We hope you got to visit, if not check out this video which perfectly sums up why shopping pre-loved doesn’t mean you have to compromise on style!