New Year, new outfits!

It’s the first #mybarnardosfind blog of 2016 and we have already been tagged in on a whole host of amazing images from our lovely shoppers across the UK. We are so pleased to see you have been spending your Christmas hols having a good mooch around our stores.

It may already feel like a lifetime ago, but we’re kicking off by re-visiting the fabulous @Kelly_Pauling’s Christmas Eve outfit! Kelly has added a touch of sports luxe to her #mybarnardosfind leather skirt by simply throwing on an American football shirt. You have certainly scored a home run with that look @Kelly_Pauling!

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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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Our top #mybarnardosfind picks from last week

Another week, another set of fabulous finds that you’ve come across in our stores. Let’s take a look at some of our favourites…

We begin with The-Thrift regular Martina Davis (@essentiallyginger) who found this floral dress, originally from Whistles, at the bargain price of just £5! The length of this dress makes it extremely versatile and proves that floral prints aren’t just for summer.

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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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AW15 Barnardo’s Finds by Martina Davis

With the days getting shorter and leaves scattering the ground, it’s clear that summer is well and truly out and autumn is in. Although this means worse weather, fashion lovers everywhere know it also means better clothes! There’s no denying that autumn/winter fashion outshines spring/summer, with endless opportunities to layer, accessorise and embellish. The following blog will show you how to make the transition from summer to autumn with the season’s must-have key pieces from Barnardo’s. Everything featured was under £10 and all from fabulous brands, meaning you can buy more clothes whilst doing your bit for charity – everyone’s a winner! Enjoy :

  • Current obsession and an autumn must-have is the midi skirt. You will find loads of different varieties in stores in fabulous prints, pleats, fabrics and textures. Below are a few of the more recent ones I have picked up in the Glasgow branch.

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Our top #mybarnardosfind picks from this week

The Barnardo’s Retail team share their top picks from this week’s #mybarnardosfind uploads on Instagram!

Many of you that follow us may have seen the lovely @Tinadavis89 previous stylish finds on our Instagram page. Well, she never fails to disappoint as she recently found these beauts in her local Barnardo’s branch in Glasgow city centre.

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Our top #mybarnardosfind picks from this week

The Barnardo’s retail team share their top picks from this weeks #mybarnardosfind images on Instagram!Gemmadavis89

First up we have @Tinadavis89 who found the most amazing animal print pleated skirt from her local Barnardo’s store in Glasgow.

The vibrant mix of blues, greens and splashes of purple within the print really brings the fabric to life, a wardrobe staple that can easily be taken from day to night.

@Tinadavis89 teams this beautifully with a denim jacket and on trend fringed bag. We ♥ her style!

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