If you're appalled by the rapid consumption, throw-away approach, and devastating repercussions of fast fashion and want to make more socially and environmentally responsible shopping choices, charity shops are the perfect place to start. Finding one-off treasures, giving money to charity and knowing you’re delaying the landfill being stuffed with more unnecessary purchases is a win-win-win.
As British summer time slowly rears its head, you might start to turn your back on layering and dubiously consider dresses and shorts, only to realise you only own winter clothes. Answer? Charity shops. Want to spruce up your home with Pinterest-worthy vintage finds, but can’t afford to? Charity shops! Does the idea of getting into records suddenly appeal to you? You guessed it, charity shops.