Monthly Archives: May 2015

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Just when we thought the Salvos Club Card couldn’t get any better they’ve launched a competition. I opened an email this morning and got a little excited, as only an avid op shopper can understand! The cards can be picked up in store where you have to activate them online. Each time you spend you […]

You’ve seen how much jewellery op shops now have well here’s some inspiration to make you look a little longer at them and in a new light or to look in the other aisles to get creative to suit your own personal style. Here is my top 10 upcycled jewellery ideas, hope they get your creative […]

Do you volunteer or work in an op shop, would you like to show off why your op shop is worth a visit? I’d like to feature some of our best op shops and I need your help. You may be part of a chain or an independent op shop, we love to see them […]