Tell us about your relationship to secondhand fashion

Apr 12, 2024 | News


Shopping at charity shops is like playing the lottery. You could leave empty-handed or with a whole new look. You could find the bargain of the century on the rails, opening up a new era in sartorial experimentation. You may discover stains or holes in your clothes that you didn’t notice when you were changing. It’s just the way things are.

It’s much more fun to browse racks of pre-loved clothing than to peruse the rails of brand new items in a regular store. It’s often cheaper. It’s also better for the environment. , the new issue Positive News magazine, explains why the second-hand fashion industry is booming in Britain.


Do you have room in your wardrobe for second-hand clothes? We want to know if you do. What made you decide to buy preloved items? Where do you buy your secondhand clothes? Swishes Vinted eBay or friends: what are the options for you? Is it easier to experiment and express yourself with your style? How can you avoid a repeat of damaging consumerist habits by using second-hand fashion?

Answers below. Answers are below.


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