Month: May 2015

Found It At Vinnies Winner

Vintage Victory I’m thrilled (and super honoured I’d like to add) to be able to announce the winner of Vinnies latest campaign “Found It At Vinnies” which closed yesterday on their Facebook page. To enter you had to share a picture of your favourite Vinnies thrifted fashion find.  Vinnies were giving away a $50 gift card a day but the grand prize was an awesome $500 Vinnies gift card!  I can only imagine how far that could go in an op shop, I think I’ve actually had dreams like this. The entries were varied and fantastic but Anna Lienhop won...

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Brisbane’s Lifeline Bookfest

Brisbane op shoppers another great one for your thrifty diaries!  The Lifeline Bookfest is coming back on June the 6th to 9th at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. It’s Queensland’s largest sale of preloved books and is attended by thousands looking to quench their literary thirst.  It’s fundraising for  Lifeline’s  Crisis Support Line which operates 24/7. You can expect over 4km of tables, yes you read that right, 4km of tables selling a massive array of books to suit all readers. There will also be magazines, puzzles, DVDs, CDs, vinyl and board games on sale. Prices start from as little...

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Mission Australia’s Op Shop Ball

Mission Australia’s Op Shop Ball The Mission Australia Op Shop Ball is an annual event raising money to support Mission Australia and all the work they do around the country. This year they will be going all out eighties! Just imagine the possibilities. Will you be Madonna for the night?  Will you be your favourite Goonies kid?  You could be your 80s rock idol, you could be He-Man…..  So many options!! There is one condition though, your outfit must be preloved. The Important Bits When – 6pm Friday 28th August Where – Bella Portofino Function Centre, 26 Atchison Street,...

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Peter Pan Op Shop Winter Sale

Paddington Op Shoppers get ready the Peter Pan Op Shop Winter Sale is quickly approaching and it’s a big one. Labels and designers include some of the following Nicola Finetti Dion Lee Nookie Danielle Tabet Sass & bide Carla Zampatti The Peter Pan Op Shop Winter Sale is on at Paddington Town Hall from Wednesday 27th until Friday 29th of May. It’s a really established and loved market for those in the Eastern suburbs, if you’re a fan of sustainable fashion, designer fashion and vintage fashion this is not to be missed. There are lots of vintage and designer preloved clothes,...

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Found it at Vinnies Competition

Well if you’re based in Victoria and have a local Vinnies I think you should head to it in the next couple of weeks.  Vinnies Victoria have launched their “Found It At Vinnies” competition where daily $50 gift cards are being given away and there will be one grand $500 prize at the end. How do you take part? Well head to Vinnies first of all and buy some fabulous fashion. You then take a picture and upload it to their Facebook page or share it on Instagram tagging them at @VinniesVictoria using #founditatVinnies Don’t forget to tell them which...

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