Monthly Archives: October 2014

As I write this I’ve just realised the Facebook page has hit 10,000! Big thanks to everyone who’s shared their op shop finds, news on their favourite op shops, answered op shopping questions and generally shared their love of op shopping. This is a pick of some of the items shared this week.  How can […]

I posted briefly about Buy Nothing New at the start of October here but Tamara has also managed to find time on what must be her busiest month to answer a few questions on her love of op shopping. What has been your most treasured op shop find and why? A gorgeous Missoni cardigan I bought in London. […]

Calling all Sydney Op Shoppers!! Three day op shop spectacular!   This amazing sale takes place twice a year in Sydney from Wednesday running until Friday.   WHAT: Peter Pan Op Shop Summer Sale 2014 WHY: Raising money for leading child protection charity Barnardos Australia WHEN: Wednesday 29 October – Friday 30 October 2014 HOURS:  […]

This week I’ve been in touch with Janet from Middle Aged Mama who’s a big op shop fan, here’s a quick op shop interview with her. What has been your most treasured op shop find and why? There have been so many great ones, it’s hard to say! But the ones that stand out in my […]

Well people got busy this week at the op shops! Huge response to the Facebook post with some amazing purchases as ever. Rachelle showed off some vintage Pyrex Rina shared some fashion scores Pippi found Birkenstocks!! Gillian got lucky last weekend at a church fete in Leura for $2! Gorgeous and in perfect condition. Louise treated […]

I’ve been following Her Library Adventure’s for a few years now, probably one of the first I began to follow from memory I think.  A few of these pictures supplied by Sophie will show it’s a glorious hit of whimsical creativity and stylish op shop chic. I was so pleased when Sophie responded to an email […]

Consumer guilt and what we can do about it. I’ve struggled for a while now since I’ve slowly switched to op shopping as my habit of buying choice.  As I write this I hear trucks from our local council crushing tonnes of hard rubbish. While the opportunity to dispose of rubbish like this rather than […]

I’ve been a massive fan of ABC2’s Please Like Me since it aired with its first season.  It’s just enjoyable,  sweet, clever, raw at times and it makes me laugh out loud and cringe for the characters minutes later.  Series three can’t come soon enough for me, I’m hooked. I was watching this week’s opening […]

National Council of Jewish Women’s Oppe Shoppe is open this Sunday 11am-2pm (trial Sunday opening). Fabulous books and kids sections, including lots of young adult fiction. Where –  227 Hawthorn Rd Caulfield. VIC Thanks Kate A for sharing on the Facebook page If you’d like your op shop to be a featured op shop on […]

The North Perth Red Cross store is fantastic. Great quality clothes and accessories, well curated, there is always a find. Professional clothes or casual chic. They are interested in sizes 14+ and have an expanding range of quality menswear. Drop in and see Kristine and her lovely staff – they’re doing a great job. Shared […]