Barnardo’s On The Red Carpet

Award season is officially in full swing and our minds are focused on all things red carpet fashion! So far Rihanna and Solange have hit our best dressed list, have you curated yours yet?

With the likes of Givenchy, Roberto Cavalli, Zuhair Murad and Gucci making strong appearances on the red carpet we challenged ourselves to do the same. Why not look good, feel good and embrace all the glam of your favourite looks in a Barnardo’s find?Read More »

New year, new style! – by Charlotte and Emma

Hi everyone, we are Charlotte (the Titch) and Emma (the Giant). We live in Manchester and run our own blog ‘The Giant, The Titch and The Wardrobe’. We both absolutely adore shopping at charity shops and Barnardo’s is definitely a favourite, so we can’t wait to start writing more for Barnardo’s and showing off our best buys.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – My favourite festive outfits – by Martina Davis

With Christmas just around the corner, what better excuse do we need to update the old wardrobe with sparkles, sequin, glitz and glam? It’s the perfect opportunity to dress OTT, shine bright and stand out. With high street stores selling out of their Christmas must-haves fast, the best way to avoid the horror of being dressed the same as someone else is to get rummaging in your local charity shop for that perfect unique party show-stopper. 

As most of you know by now, I love a bit of pink to make the boys wink! This stunning Topshop number was one of my best buys at only £10. The beading detail gives it instant character, meaning you don’t need to worry about adding lots of accessories to it, as the dress speaks for itself. The colour is fun and flirty and the shape of the dress will hide a multitude of sins from all the festive food we will no doubt be indulging in! 

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My last minute invite to the Institute of Fundraising Awards by Zaena Miller

On the second week of working at Barnardo’s, I was excited to be given the opportunityiof3 to go to an awards ceremony

Admittedly it was a last minute, same-day offer as the designated people were unable to make it!

My excitement was slightly dampened by the fact that I had come to work in smart-casual attire (but closer to casual).

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