Tag Archive: Charity shops

Bargain Stool Revamped

It’s good to have a mental list going of the things you’re hunting for when you regularly visit charity shops, vintage fairs and car boot sales. On my list was a small stool… Continue reading

New baby clothes from charity shops

It’s been a busy few months preparing for the arrival of our baby who is now due any day. We have also managed to renovate an entire house too in less than 7 months… Continue reading

It’s been too long!

I am in shock and not because I have just found out that Ozzy has eaten an entire pack of McVities Carameltastic biscuits in less than 3 hours in addition to polishing off my entire secret stash of… Continue reading

What Does One Wear To A 60th Birthday Picnic?

This isn’t a question I ask myself on a daily basis but I did give it plenty of thought a couple of weeks ago when we headed to Witley Court in Worcestershire for a… Continue reading

Countdown to Bestival 2012!

It’s with gritted teeth that I type this post out. Bestival 2012 is next weekend and I am not going. There’s an underground restaurant and everything. Bitter? Yes. More to the point, if… Continue reading

The Godmother Rocks!

Drum roll!… This is my Godmother & aunt’s debut on Charity Chic! While down in Pembrokshire this week, we passed through the county town of Pembroke. Not missing an opportunity for a charity shop… Continue reading

Cruising The River Severn In A Spotty Dress

I love last minute plans and I love spending time in, near or on the water even more. If it’s with friends then even better. Throw a bottle of Pimms into the mix and… Continue reading

Charity Chic Look Of The Month – July 2012

Every month I put together a charity chic outfit featuring pieces I have bought from either charity shops, eBay, jumble sales and vintage clothes markets. No time to chat today. I’ve darted to… Continue reading

Charity Chic Look Of The Month – March 2012

Every month I put together a charity chic outfit featuring pieces I have bought from either charity shops, eBay, jumble sales and vintage clothes markets. Lots of fizz has been consumed as today is… Continue reading

News From Charity Chic

An uber quick post from me this evening to announce that the winner of my March Competition to win a pretty dressing table vanity set is … drum roll…. http://itsonlyerica.wordpress.com/ Congratulations! To see what Erica… Continue reading

Only a Grandma would be seen in that! Think again…..

It’s easy to look at something in a charity shop and dismiss it on the basis that only a Grandma would be seen in it. I’m hoping that this post proves it’s sometimes worth pausing and taking another… Continue reading

Charity Chic Look of The month – February 2012

Every month I put together a charity chic outfit featuring pieces I have bought from either charity shops, eBay, jumble sales and vintage clothes markets. Slap on the wrists…. I haven’t done a… Continue reading

Checks with spots? Thrifting for guys

Look in any charity shop and I’ll wager you there are far more clothes for us girls choking the rails than there are for you guys out there. We don’t need to discuss why, it’s simple.… Continue reading

Which evening gown should I wear to the opera next Friday?

Right guys, I need your help. We are going to the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden on Friday night to see Mozart’s Don Giovanni and I don’t know what to wear. I have wanted to… Continue reading

Charity Chic Look Of The Month – October 2011

On the last day of the month I put together a charity chic outfit featuring pieces I have bought from either charity shops, eBay, jumble sales and vintage clothes markets. The rule is… Continue reading