Spring has finally sprung and I couldn’t be happier. As much as I adore my ever-growing collection of faux fur and teddy coats, I am also a big fan of sunshine, ice creams and mini dresses, all of which are not the most Winter- friendly! Now, I am not one to follow trends – I enjoy wearing what I want to wear and don’t want to repurchase a whole new wardrobe every season because that’s boring (and expensive!). Luckily, a lot of the key trends for Spring/Summer are purse friendly and ‘oh- so- me’, which makes being on trend more natural and fun. Without further ado, I’m going to talk you through my favourite key trends for Spring/Summer 2017!
Trend One- Gingham
Who doesn’t love looking like a picnic blanket?! In case you’ve been living underground, you’ve no doubt seen that gingham is everywhere this season. It’s been seen on catwalk shows including Molly Goddard and Shrimps and everywhere on the high street from Primark to Topshop; it is probably the key print for Spring.Read More »
Party season is mid flow and you’re inundated with invitations to parties and Christmas catch up drinks with old friends. If you’re lacking in inspiration for your festive looks this week – we’ve got you covered!
With the help of Barnardo’s fashion and Love Your Clothes London we’ve pulled together a Christmas season look book to give you some pointers. No matter what the scenario, we’ve got the perfect look!
Meeting the girls for after work Christmas drinks?
Christmas is round the corner and we don’t know about you but we are ready to dial the seasonal vibes right up. Why not try running a festive red theme through your look?
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Hello, my names Ally and I’m super excited to be a guest blogger for The-Thrift today!
I’ve recently started writing about fashion, lifestyle, beauty and a little bit of travel on my own blog: Ally’s Style.
I’m an aspiring womenswear designer and I am a massive fan of charity shopping, bargain hunting, and sourcing genuine vintage clothing from anywhere and everywhere at the best price!
The best thing about thrift shopping and charity shopping in stores such as Barnardo’s, is finding the current catwalk trends at a fraction of the price!!!
So, here are a few S/S 16 trends and outfits I have created using pieces I have thrifted.
Life’s a Picnic-S/S16
Image to the left (Victoria Beckham spring 2016 fashion show)
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We’ve had a look through all of the fabulous things our shoppers have found in our stores recently and picked a few of our favourites. Take a look…
First of all, we have some beautiful #mybarnardosfinds from Marieta (@aheadofroses) who came across this cosy checked winter coat in our Shipquary Street store in Derry. Marieta told us it’s her favourite thing to wear right now and we think it looks great too!
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