Buying vintage is a great way to give old clothes a new beginning. We can all find unique pieces of history.
Recreate your favourite looks for a fraction of the price by buying from local charity shops. This keeps perfectly good clothes out of landfill and supports charitable cause too. Win-win!
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Swapping, swishing, sharing. The simplest way to extend the life of your clothes is by giving them a new owner. Organise a clothes swap with friends or work colleagues. Make it a party!
Hire catwalk looks for high street prices, it makes perfect sense. Affordable designer clothes to loan and wear for any occasion, before giving them back for someone else to wear. This means clothing gets way more mileage before it's retired. 31