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Seriously Dance Brisbane Op Shop Tour

Seriously Dance Brisbane Op Shop Tour

Seriously Dance Brisbane Op Shop Tour

Brisbane op shop fans this tour is for you!

So there’s been a great response to our Seriously Dance USA Team Fundraiser trip which will go ahead on Saturday 14th of May.

We already have over 100 people who have expressed their interest in the event via the Event Page on Facebook.

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Seriously Dance Brisbane Op Shop Tour

National Trust Vintage Clothing Sale

National Trust Vintage Clothing Sale

The annual National Trust Vintage Clothing Sale is on this month and it sounds amazing.  It is also being held in a beautiful venue, the ballroom of Como House.  This should really create a wonderful atmosphere for customers and traders on the day.

There will be a huge range of genuine vintage clothes (womenswear, menswear and kids), accessories, linen, shoes and everything else you need for your wardrobe on sale over two massive days. Make sure you get in early to avoid missing out! National Trust

Money raised on the day will be put back into maintaining the beautiful venue and will go towards much needed maintenance and restoration projects.

When is it?

19th & 20th March 10am – 4pm

Where is it?

Como Historic House and Gardens,  Corner Williams Rd & Lechlade Ave, South Yarra 3141

How much is it?

There is a $2 entry for the public

If you’d like to donate to next years National Trust Vintage Clothing Sale you can after the Easter holidays by contacting any of the Vintage Clothing team to arrange collection:
Nance (03) 9889 1042(03) 9889 1042
Deborah 0418 334 4750418 334 475
Libby (03) 9819 4831(03) 9819 4831 or jehowcroft@bigpond.com

They would love quality vintage donations such as

  • clothing – formal garments, hats, gloves, belts, handbags, scarves, jewellery, materials
  • collectibles including haberdashery, textiles, household linen, luggage etc.

You can read more on the event by joining their official Facebook event here.

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Storehouse Charity Online Op Shop!

Storehouse Charity Online Op Shop!

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Storehouse Charity we salute you!

If you’re holed up at home sick, it’s too hot or you just work crazy hours do not fear, Storehouse Charity has come to our op shoppers aid by launching a very cool new store online.

What is even better is that for a limited time if you use the code : ilovetoopshop you can get a massive 50% off!! It runs from 08/03/16 at midnight and continues until 23/03/16 at midnight.

Have a look at their beautiful website here – http://storehousecharity.com/store/

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Storehouse Charity op shops raise money for Teen Challenge International Victoria.

Amy tells us

Our stores offer not only quality second hand products at affordable prices but we pride ourselves on our customer service and creating the most enjoyable shopping experience possible. Ensuring that we provide a clean environment and positive atmosphere are two key steps in our process. Making everything possible are our dedicated staff and volunteers.

We are lucky enough to have a wide range of people working with us who have different interests and areas of expertise so we can deliver a larger variety of products to customers. At Storehouse we believe that sustainable shopping is a way of life all generations should embrace and aim to provide encouragement and innovation to shoppers of all ages, genders and backgrounds in order to support a deserving charity and pay mind to the environment.

With the intention of expanding the Storehouse Charity chain of Op Shops as well as promoting sustainable shopping in a technological era we at Storehouse Charity are happy to announce the launch of our brand new online op shop. Keeping in line with our retail stores this online website aims to provide excellent customer service and quality products with all proceeds going directly to the charity Teen Challenge International Victoria.

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You can also visit anyone of their four Victorian stores based in

To recap, the very generous promo code to receive 50% off is ilovetoopshop (Valid 9 March 2016-23 March 2016)

We will also have a $20 gift card giveaway running over the two weeks for followers of the page and the group.

Add the store to your favourites and check back as items are updated often.

I can also vouch for their service as I bought a beautiful vintage tin art treasure which was delivered to my house within 48 hours!

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Huge big thanks to Amy and her team at Storehouse Charity for doing this, we look forward to supporting you in store and online!

 

 

Wear for Success Sale

Wear for Success Sale

Wear for Success Sale

The Wear for Success Sale is on again soon and I got in touch with Melissa and asked her to tell us a little about what Wear for Success do.

We’re a not for profit based in South Melbourne, run by about 100 volunteers and 1 paid employee.

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We basically provide free work clothing for people in difficult personal circumstances who are seeking work but just don’t have clothing for interviews. Most are also lacking the confidence they need to survive an interview process. And we all know that appearances do matter, so looking the part is a critical step in finding a job.

Our clients come from all backgrounds; single mums, older guys made redundant, young refugees and so on. All are referred to us and our service is free. All leave with a new work outfit styled to suit them and their job search. And I’m proud to say most leave with a spring in their step and smile on their face.

We receive clothes from all sorts of amazing private and corporate donors. As well as items from the general public we get whole wardrobes of barely worn clothes from major Tv studios, clear outs of wardrobes from generous socialites and excess stock from well known manufacturers. We are immensely grateful for this.

Sometimes we have too much of something or stuff that is just not suitable for interviews ( we had a super wedding dress last year!). So we hold regular sales of excess stock like the one next week.

Buyers can expect anything from Zara to Cue to major designers. All in great condition  and at bargain prices. Lots of items are 3 for $10 and other items not much more. We actually get some stylists from Tv shows popping in cause they know it’s great for picking up interesting items.

You can find out more about Wear for Success by checking out their website here or their Facebook page here.

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When is the sale?

Our next Warehouse Fashion sale is on 9Wednesday March 2016, from 12 noon till 6pm.

Where is the sale?

Wear for Success, 24 Eastern Road, South Melbourne. Sale entrance around the corner in Dorcas St.

Eftpos is available on the day.

Keep up to date by joining and sharing their Facebook event here.

You can also donate to their Give Now page here.

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