Vintage Jumpers


All jumpers from Rokit

I have a thing for so-ugly-they're-cool 80s jumpers. You can find some real gems out there in charity shops and vintage stores. I myself prefer to stalk the local charity shops for a real bargain as I find some vintage stores can be a bit of a rip off, besides most of their stock has been nabbed from charity shops anyway. £45 for a second hand jumper?

I don't think I've ever come across knitwear in a charity shop with a price tag more than £5 - except Traid, has anyone else noticed their prices have sky rocketed over that last year or so? You do have to hunt around a bit more to find something decent but there is nothing like that warm fuzzy excited feeling you get when you find something perfect, totally unique and that you'll get change from a tenner. Not forgetting that you have the knowledge that you're giving to charity and being green by recycling. I have a really good relationship with my local charity stores, I shop there regularly and I always donate good quality clothing whenever I have a huge wardrobe clear out.

So before you go into that nice fancy vintage store don't forget to check out the charity shops the cheaper end of town, you never know what you could find.

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Sarah Loves: Vintage Jumpers

13.12.10

Vintage Jumpers


All jumpers from Rokit

I have a thing for so-ugly-they're-cool 80s jumpers. You can find some real gems out there in charity shops and vintage stores. I myself prefer to stalk the local charity shops for a real bargain as I find some vintage stores can be a bit of a rip off, besides most of their stock has been nabbed from charity shops anyway. £45 for a second hand jumper?

I don't think I've ever come across knitwear in a charity shop with a price tag more than £5 - except Traid, has anyone else noticed their prices have sky rocketed over that last year or so? You do have to hunt around a bit more to find something decent but there is nothing like that warm fuzzy excited feeling you get when you find something perfect, totally unique and that you'll get change from a tenner. Not forgetting that you have the knowledge that you're giving to charity and being green by recycling. I have a really good relationship with my local charity stores, I shop there regularly and I always donate good quality clothing whenever I have a huge wardrobe clear out.

So before you go into that nice fancy vintage store don't forget to check out the charity shops the cheaper end of town, you never know what you could find.

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5 Comments:

At 13 December 2010 at 18:40 , Blogger Carly said...

You are seriously amazing!
x

 
At 13 December 2010 at 19:27 , Blogger Vicky said...

I totally agree with this. Charity shops are so under-rated x

 
At 14 December 2010 at 14:11 , Blogger head over heels said...

ugly knitwear's the best but rokit is horrendously overpriced! x

 
At 25 December 2010 at 19:22 , Blogger SABINNA and DAVID said...

love the first and the secong one so much! great choices:)
merry christmas!!

xx, Sabinna and David

http://broken-cookies.blogspot.com

 
At 10 May 2011 at 11:54 , Blogger Hindsight & Nostalgia said...

Your illustrations are amazing. Truly talented xo

 

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