Category Archives: Oxfam Posts

Oxfam Fashion at the London Mela

The London Mela was a free family festival held in Gunnersbury Park last weekend, on Sunday 1st September. ‘A celebration inspired by South Asian Culture’, there was plenty going on, including music, arts, dance and loads of food. BBC Asian … Continue reading

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Record Numbers Swap Clothes as Part of M&S and Oxfam’s Latest Shwopping Event

Swishing/swapping parties have taken off big time over the last couple of years. Giving the opportunity for people to swap clothes that they don’t wear for clothes that they do is a fab idea. It’s sustainable and quite often totally … Continue reading

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University of Southampton Clothing Swap Shop

A few months ago I was approached about getting involved in an exciting event – the University of Southampton‘s first official clothes swap! The event was spearheaded by Green Academy Programme Assistant Julia Kendal and a team of students who … Continue reading

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Autumn 2012 Blog post Round-Up

Here are some of the blog posts I had published elsewhere on the blogosphere over the last 3 months: In November, I made it onto the Marks & Spencer Social site with a step-by-step how to make a patchwork cushion. … Continue reading

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Fashion Books and Second-hand Kids Clothes

Here are my two latest Oxfam Fashion blog posts. http://www.oxfam.org.uk/fashion-blog/2012/07/like-a-kid-in-a-charity-shop http://www.oxfam.org.uk/fashion-blog/2012/08/hunting-for-fashion-and-textiles-books?cid=ScM_TW_Shop I was inspired to write about second-hand fashion and textile books after finding St CYR Vintage in Camden Stables Market when hunting for London’s best vintage shops. Alongside a … Continue reading

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