Salvos Stores Extended Summer Hours Trading

Salvos Stores Extended Summer Hours Trading

Salvos Stores Extended Summer Hours – Is Your Local On The List?

Salvos Stores have announced some of their stores will be open later during the summer for some of you luck op shoppers. This not only means longer hours to shop but gives donators a few more hours to head out after work to drop things off. Have a look at the list by state to see if you’re going to be doing some late night shopping.

The All Important List – Salvos Stores Extended Summer Hours

The following stores open late on a Thursday night from the 1st of Novemeber until 7pm.

South Australia

Arndale, Darlington, Gepps Cross, Glenelg, Kensington Gardens, Kidman Park, Kings Park, Munno Para, Salisbury, Salisbury Downs, Windsor Gardens.

*Kings Park & North Adelaide will be open late on a Friday night.

Tasmania

New Town will be open until 7 pm on Thursdays from 6th December – 20 December.

Victoria

Abbotsford, Beaconsfield, Brunswick, Cranbourne, Cowes, Deer Park, Dromana, Epsom, Epping, Fawkner, Hoppers Crossing, Kilsyth, Mulgrave, Niddrie, North Geelong, Rosebud, Rowville, St Kilda, Williamstown

Western Australia

Balcatta, Baldivis, Belmont, Brighton Butler, Cannington, Craigie Plaza, Ellenbrook, Gateways, Greenwood, Halls Head, Joondalup, Kelmscott, Kenwick, Malaga, Maylands, Morley, O’Connor, Ocean Keys, Osborne Park, Rockingham Beach, Subiaco, South Fremantle, South Lakes, Southern River, Wanagara, Whitfords, Willetton.

*Perth City will be open late on a Friday night.

Don’t foget to check out the I Love To Op Shop map here to find op shops in your local area.  It’s a work in progress but you’re able to add missing blanks by submitting shops here.

You can also find out more information on the Salvos Stores including their addresses, phone numbers and opening hours by clicking here.

Whenever you opt to op shop I hope you get lucky! Vicky!

Dressed By Vinnies Day – 20 of the Best

Dressed By Vinnies Day – 20 of the Best

Dressed By Vinnies

October the 26th was the first “Dressed by Vinnies” day and to celebrate I’ve done a quick post showing off some of my favourite twenty outfits on Instagram.

Kristy Quade

Kristy Quade

Kristy Quade in vintage shot by @b.n_photographyy

Instagram – @kristyquade

Unchained and Insane

Unchained and Insane

Unchained and Insane

I’ve been op shopping ever since I was young, I love the thrill of pieces you could find,I love how cost effective it it, I love that my money is going towards a better cause rather than a giant company and I’m supporting local business.
I also love #vinnies because Grandma was always on the St Vincent De Paul Society at church.
Save the world and shop #slowfashion#thrift ♥️

Instagram – @unchained_and_insane

Mum tums and pancake bums

Mum tums and pancake bums

 

MUMS – you know those days where you wake up with loads of motivation and you can feel your creative juices flowing and you want to bury yourself in your projects and not be interrupted and you just KNOW you’re going to achieve big things and feel productive AF…..then you’re reminded very quickly that your small, young and ridiculously adorable child wants to hang out with you and play ALL DAY. Well that was me today. Still, managed to perform a quick couple of costume changes and grab some snaps of more of my favourite #secondhand finds to celebrate #dressedbyvinnies day 🧥 This time the whole outfit (underwear excluded because, well, yeah nah) Shoes are genuine leather and cost me a teeny $4, the wine coloured velvet jacket was love at first sight and cost me maybe around $6, dress by #quirkycircus was a steal at $8

Instagram – @mumtumsandpancakebums

Intransitstyling

Intransitstyling

 

Dressed by Vinnies Day October 26.
Head to toe Vinnies today!!

Instagram – @intransitstyling

Eye Spy My Style

Eye Spy My Style

Getting into the spirit of #dressedbyvinnies in my awesome silk @waynecooperclothing maxi … love #vinnies

Instagram – @eyespymystyle

Bintibantu

Bintibantu

Happy #DressedByVinnies Day! Wearing my @vinniesnsw #opshopfindsfrom Head to toe. The jewelry is gifted.

Cheers to the journey towards taking greater responsibility in (and for) our lives (and planet) in big and small ways. 🎉#niwawears #progressoverperfection

Instagram – @bintibantu

And I Dig Everything

And I Dig Everything

Hey guys remember that kid who used to eat butter and tomato sauce sandwiches well here she is now
#dressedbyvinnies #yellowsubmarine

Instagram – @andidigeverything

Cass Marshie

Cass Marshie

This whole outfit, jacket, dress and belt cost just $27.50 from Vinnies Northbridge and Vinnies Canning Vale
#bargain #ootd #opshopper

Instagram – @cassmarshie

Never Ever Pay Retail

Never Ever Pay Retail

DRESSED BY VINNIES 💙 I’ve found so many amazing pieces of preloved @vinniesshops over the years I’m glad they’re finally having a national #dressedbyvinnies day to celebrate secondhand style! ♻️ || @lackofcolorausboater – $5 @vinniesqld Fortitude Valley • @hm top – $5 @vinniesqld Mary Street • boyfriend jeans – $5 @ Aggies opshop Unley • sandals – $2 @lifelineaustraliaIpswich • straw bag – $4 @rspcaopshopsqld Sherwood

Instagram – @nevereverpayretail

Shot by @nielsenjaney

The Gigi Outfit

The Gigi Outfit

HAPPY #DressedbyVinnies  DAY!

Gigi wears a wrap around dress from @vinniesvictoria in celebration of #opshopping#sustainablefashion#circularfashion and of course, all the good works #Vinnies does for the community.

Instagram – @thegigioutfit

Shopportunity

Shopportunity

Happy #dressedbyvinniesDay! ♻️📸💚Given my entire wardrobe is predominantly thrifted & from @vinniesnsw anyway, this is my most favourite recent purchase 💕A 70’s original sheer floral dress from my @vinniesnewtown ⭐️ Hope you’re all having fun & making a difference at the same time, showcasing your thrifted threads

Instagram – @_shopportunity

This Little Bowerbird

This Little Bowerbird

#DressedbyVinnies day and it’s not too late to get your #opshopped outfit on and snap a pic 😊

I have always found bargains at Vinnies Oak Flats on the South Coast. My Forever New skirt was just $4 and this floral number $4 also!
I can never resist a floral and striped pattern clash ❤

Instagram – @this_little_bowerbird

Blonde Ink

Blonde Ink

Celebrating #DressedbyVinnies day at the office. Outfit came to $18

Instagram – @blondeink

Four Little Ducks By Design

Four Little Ducks By Design

Today I’m celebrating my love of #opshopping. Today is DRESSED BY VINNIES Day so head to your nearest @vinniesshops and grab a bargain.
I’m wearing this awesome Atmos& Here Spot Wrap Dress, Belt & Lipstick Lace Up Heels all from my favourite @vinniesqldShop.

Instagram – @fourlittleducksbydesign

3 O'Clock Style

3 O'Clock Style

In the spirit of #dressedbyvinnies I’ve put together a races outfit where with limited funds all you need is time and a keen eye.

Instagram – @3oclockstyle

Malina With An A

Malina With An A

Did you guys know it’s #dressedbyvinniesday today! Of course I had to share my latest @vinnieswa find, a beautifully spring feeling @jumpclothingaus dress (with pockets!) that I found earlier this week for $7 👏🏻

Instagram – @malindawithan_a

Merrily Nerolie

Merrily Nerolie

What I actually ended up wearing because it’s hot today! Thrifted skirt, earrings and shoes. Tee is old just jeans brand

Instagram – @merrily_nerolie

Annabel Ryan

Annabel Ryan

#dressedbyvinnies Day

Instagram – @annabelryan28

Kate Nola 3

Kate Nola 3

Grab your work besties and #dressedbyvinnies to show your support!

Instagram – @katenola3

Life with Archie and Ava

Life with Archie and Ava

💙

Instagram – @lifewith_archieandava

I had to save the cutest until last!

Thank you to Vinnies for all that you do to help support disadvantaged people around Australia.

Thank you also for giving us a way to help reduce, reuse and recycle our clothing, homewares, toys, books and almost everything else you can think of.

I’m looking forward to next year’s Dressed By Vinnies Day!

Storehouse Thrift Online Store Relaunch

Storehouse Thrift Online Store Relaunch

Storehouse Thrift is the retail arm of Teen Challenge International Victoria.

They have just rejigged (I think that’s a thing) their website and it’s definitely worth a quick write up.

 

Famous names include

  • Ralph Lauren
  • Levis
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Galliano

They also have some great high street names like

  • Zara
  • Topshop
  • Camilla & Mark
  • Sussan
  • Jacqui E

 

Storehouse Thrift Windsor

Storehouse Thrift Kyabram

Storehouse Thrift Bendigo

Storehouse Thrift Northcote

Storehouse Thrift Richmond

You can of course also pop into any of their stores to support this amazing organisations.

Full details can be found on their website here though Storehouse Thrift.

They also have a Facebook page you can follow where they update their latest news and you’ll probably get a heads up when new stock arrive.  Click here to check it out.

Get In Touch

If you’d like to contribute anything to I Love To Op Shop please get in touch.  This has been a small project of mine for the past seven years and I’d love some extra hands on deck.

Topics include anything op shop related (no brainer), vintage, upcycling, recycling, secondhand…..

RSPCA Kidman Park Op Shop News

RSPCA Kidman Park Op Shop News

Adelaide op shoppers this is for you!

This looks to be about a ten on the op shop scale.  The RSPCA is opening a whopper of a store early Septemebr and I bet it will worth a visit.

You Lloyd find it at 322 Grange Road, Kidman Park.

Funds raised will go the amazing work done by the RSPCA.

Make sure you’re following the Facebook page for news on the opening here https://facebook.com/rspcasouthaustralia

I’ve also added it to the ever growing op shop map.

RSPCA Kidman Park

Preston Sacred Heart Mission Op Shop Opens This Month!

Preston Sacred Heart Mission Op Shop Opens This Month!

Preston op shoppers you are about to have another op shop in your neighbourhood!

You can find the Sacred Heart Mission Preston Op Shop at 311 High Street, Preston and it opens at the end of this month.

They will be having an amazing opening event on Friday 31st August between 6pm and 9pm with a three piece jazz band and some great new stock.

You can join the Facebook event here.

https://www.facebook.com/events/280230022561366

Preston Sacred Heart Mission Op Shop

Vinnies Stirling Now Open!

Vinnies Stirling Now Open!

Vinnies have opened their newest op shop.

You can find the Stirling store open at 1/7 Erindale Road, Stirling

It opened this month.

Don’t forget to drop a review to the map listing to let other op shoppers know your thoughts!

Happy shopping, it looks great.

Review Here

If you’ve visited the store please click here and drop it a review.

Vinnies Stirling

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