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Fashion Statement- The Beauty of Second hand.

Fashion Statement- The Beauty of Second hand.

Our latest blog post is the full interview between Sarah Moolla of Bath Life  and Eleanor Tasker, Dorothy House's stylist and visual merchandiser.   What are the advantages of buying second hand clothes?  ' Learning to re-love all the brilliant stuff that’s already out there is a big part of the message here.  We hope we can share our passion for second hand by showing people just what they’re missing out on if they don’t!  The quality and abundance of it all is mind blowing - there’s literally something out there for everyone and it’s too good an opportunity not to let it...

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Don’t change your wardrobe, change your perspective

  Our latest blog post by Kasia Dudys looks at how you can maintain a wardrobe that stands the test of time and which works across the seasons... 'Once there was a time when people – especially young women – changed their wardrobe every season, because every season there was always something different à la mode. Colours, fabrics, patterns, a design. This is hardly history, merely several years ago. So what has changed? And has it changed permanently? 'People are becoming more conscientious about their everyday choices, because they have began to understand the seriousness of the climate change issue....

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Let's go on a style adventure to... Wroclaw

Our latest blog post is by our lovely volunteer Kasia. Since we're stuck at home right now, why not find out what's inspiring the second hand culture in Wroclaw, Poland. 'While climate crisis is on the rise and sustainability and eco-friendliness are becoming more and more favoured, the fashion industry needs to find its’ own solution to the problem. When it comes to buying new things young people start to be more conscientious about their everyday choices. While the amount of sustainable and climate-aware brands is increasing, it can be expensive. 'Wrocław in Poland is a city filled with young...

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Street Chic, On the Cheap

We don’t know about you, but thinking of ways to ‘live in the now’ is becoming a little bit ‘meh’. So many tips to make your home a haven, pull off a great look for a zoom meeting and how to not strangle your flatmate/other half/children/dog. Over it. The vaccination programme is a promise of a return to normality and even when we’re warned that this doesn’t mean the ‘old normal’ but the ‘new normal,’ it’s providing hope. Hope that allows us to think about inspiration beyond our bubbles- aspirational things, crazy projects and theatrical events. Even thinking about the...

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Around the World in Thrifty Ways

Our intro into the world of street style by Alexandra Hawker... If you’re into the world of fashion, you might have heard of the term ‘street style’. Maybe you’ve read articles in Vogue about street styles across the globe, or seen TikTok videos that show China’s high fashion in action. It’s thrown into the spotlight during fashion weeks in the world’s style capitals, with people taking to the streets in their most striking statement ensembles.  (Image downloaded from Vogue.com)  You’ll notice that all these outfits are unique – and that’s down to the people wearing them. Just like music, literature...

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