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 […]

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 – 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.

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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Repair Week – Old Shirt to Bucket Hat

Charity shopping and upcycling Queen, Hannah Elliman is the last in our series for Repair Week 2022, but boy is it a good one. Check out the below easy, how-to video and see Hannah transform some old shirts in a bucket hat. Yes you heard right, a bucket hat. The perfect addition to your summer wardrobe.

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Repair Week – Old Socks to Hand Warmers

It’s day 2 of London Recycles, Repair Week and do we have a treat for you. Today the super creative Handmade By Holly has the perfect up-cycle idea for old socks. Yes, you heard right, old socks. Check out the video below and the easy 5 step guide. What are you waiting for? It’s time to get creative!

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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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Repair Week – How To Hem Trousers

It’s London Recycles Repair Week and we are so excited to be part of it. We are delighted to have teamed up with some of our amazing Instagram followers. We will be sharing exclusive content curated with them, think easy repairs, on-trend up-cycling ideas and more.

First up is slow-fashionista, Thrifty Work with a short video on how to hem. The perfect skill to transform your favourite pair of trousers. Be sure to follow the blog and our Instagram this week so see what else has been created! For more information on Repair Week head over to London Recycles and get involved.