Saturday, 18 August 2012

Browned Off


I am  browned off today.
It is a muggy Saturday.
Today was spent sorting out rooms and trips to the charity shop.
I decided to choose the charity shop where I get my best bargains.
It is not a national chain which means the prices are quite reasonable.
I chose the shop where I got a brand new Boden blouse for £4.95 and unworn Joe Brown's dress for £3.95.


How do you choose which charity shop you donate to?

I wore:
Shoes - Clarks
Skirt - Hobbs
Vest - Top Shop
Necklace - Fossil

9 comments:

  1. What a sweet casual outfit, love the detail at the waist!
    To be honest I think all charities deserve donations (you never know what the future holds)so I take a bag to each of the local chazzas in rotation. x

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  2. I like your casual outfit. I have always liked that kind of drawstring waist, but I am way to curvy to wear it....I look like a clown! You have the perfect figure to pull it off. You look adorable.

    I donate to each of them in no particular order. Generally, I donate to the one that is closet to whatever route I am taking that day.

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  3. I must admit to a fondness for the local Sue Ryder charity shop, where the staff are lovely and friendly, and they have the best selection of secondhand books!

    You look lovely, by the way!

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  4. Lovely combination of colours! When donating, I'm usually partial to Oxfam, Barnardos and Cancer Research UK. Oxfam because of all the poverty in the world, Barnardos because I believe that every child deserves a happy childhood (wouldn't the world be a much better place if they did?)and CR UK because we've lost too many near & dear ones to the horrid disease. I also love that Barnardos often write to me to tell me what my donations have earned them. Having said that, I'm never partial when BUYING FROM charities.

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  5. I am really loving your skirt today. I think you chose a great top to go with it. Slenderizing on top goes perfect with the paperbag style skirt. Really cute!

    I tried selling my clothing through consignment shops but now I have to make an appointment to do it and I just don't get around to it anymore. Now I just throw my clothing into those donation bins in parking lots which go to charities here and there. It's much easier that way and I get to clean up the corner of my bedroom quicker. ;)

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  6. Sometimes it is as simple as where I can park and if they are taking donations ( they turn us away sometimes here!) , but I had a lovely young friend, who had a 3 year old, pass away from breast cancer last year and since then I try to get to a cancer research one ... for her.

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  7. ....Oh and to buy I travel to a little town near us which has an upmarket feel and the donations are great - some real bargains to be had there! X

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  8. Your top is fantastic. It is super flattering on you. When I donate my things, I usually take them to the Goodwill. We don't have many charity shops around here.

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  9. You look lovely, casual and cool. I don't think you ever look anything other than well put together, Jane!
    I have 5 charity shops in the shopping area near me, and donate to them all in somewhat random turn. I probably have a tendency to prefer our local hospice shop over the others but go to them all as a customer and for donations. xxxxx

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