Youth Enterprises Op Shop Reopening
Youth Enterprises Op Shop or YEO, officially reopens on the 27th May at its new premises in Bridgetown behind the IGA.
The money raised supports the youth advocacy work done in the area.
You can keep up to date with shop news by following them on Facebook here.
If you have news on an op shop opening or anything the I Love To Op Shop Community may like to know about please get in touch.
Also looking for regular contributors.
Renew Clothing Exchange Perth
What is it? – You bring 5-10 lightly used and good condition items of clothing from your wardrobe and leave with new to you items swapped at the event. It’s a perfect way to recycle and have some fun shopping at the same time. Some afternoon tea is included in the ticket price also.
If you have little one’s there is even a fenced playground they can have some fun in.
When is it? – Saturday May 26th 1PM-4PM
Cost – $12.50
You can join their Facebook event here.
Tickets can be bought here via Try Booking.
If you have an event or news you think the ILTOS community would like to know about please drop me details below.
Bindaring Clothing Sale is back!
It’s been operating since 1963 and is now a big annual event on the Perth calendar.
Bindaring’s reputation for providing excellent quality new and nearly new clothing attracts thousands of shoppers each year, from Fashionistas looking for that designer gem, to those on a tight budget wanting to clothe their families. Red Cross
It takes a year to sort through the 8 tonnes of clothes they collect for the event. They then sort the clothes into four categories
- Boutique – for new and nearly new designer labels, $items from $15 – $99
- Emporium – for vintage treasurers, jewellery and beautiful eclectic accessories $1 – $100 items
- Op Shop – for good quality clothing for every member of the family, all at under $10 an item
- $1 a bag – for some serious bargains with plenty of life left in them, fill a supermarket bag for $1
Queueing inside begins at 7am. Now this is a giveaway that it is a popular event! The op shop and $1 a bag areas open at 9am, the Emporium sections open later at 9.30 and finally the Boutique area opens its doors at 10.0am.
There is also a silent auction area, bidding for this closes at 11.30
Although predominantly female fashion there is some menswear and kids clothing available at the event.
When is it – Saturday May 14th 9am – 2 pm
Where is is – The Bindaring Sale is held in the Robinson Pavilion within Claremont Showground. 1 Graylands Road, Claremont, Perth WA, 6010. Parking is available for a small fee through Gate 5. Trains will also stop at Claremont Station from 8.30 and the event is a ten minute walk away,
They are always on the look out for volunteers so please get in touch with the team at the Bindering Clothing Sale here or they can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org
There is a gold coin entry to the Boutique section.
EFTPOS will be taken and there will be an ATM at the event.
Clothes leftover after the Bindaring Clothing Sale will filter through to the Red Cross Op Shops for sale to support the amazing work the Australian Red Cross Do. To find your nearest store click here.
You can also follow them on Facebook here.
Have you been before? Any tips? Wish I was closer!
As part of Op Shop Week Anglicare WA are putting a pop up op shop together where you can buy some great quality items for an equally worthy cause.
Anna Presser said, “Our two new Op shops are a great opportunity for people to come find some treasure or volunteer their time to support the community just in time for National Op Shop Week.”
It will be open on the following dates at the Foyer Oxford
Friday 28th August – 10-2pm & 5-8pm
Saturday 29th August – 8.30-2pm
Sunday 30th August – 8.30-2pm
The Foyer Oxford can be found at 196 Oxford Street, Leederville, WA, 6007 they also have a Facebook page here with news on the event.
You can find out more about Anglicare WA on their website here.
Pop Up Op Shop
National Op Shop Week runs from August 24th until August 30th, what better excuse is there to shop or donate to support some amazing charities and causes.
Do you know of a special event being run by your local op shop as part of National Op Shop Week?
Feel free to fill out the details below and I can maybe add to the website.
You can also follow the op shop fun on Facebook on the I Love To Op Shop page here, join our friendly op shop group here, join the event here.
You can also use the tag #ilovetoopshop on Instagram
Happy op shopping everyone!
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