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    Let’s talk Lingerie

    Bras are a pain really aren’t they. Let’s be honest, they are uncomfortable, at least they definitely are after 7 or 8 hours of wearing, It’s also one more thing (most) women have to wear on a daily basis that men don’t – are bras taxed like tampons? Is that OK? And finally on top of all that they usually cost a small fortune. Places like Primark are an affordable option if you are on a low income, but they aren’t great quality, and the fit of them is never the same, so like most things I like to say you should always try to buy the best you can…

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    Online second hand shopping tips

    My first ‘second hand shopping tips’ post covered bricks and mortar shops so I thought it would be a good idea to do another one targeted to on-line stores. A large portion of my working life is spent shopping. If I’m not hitting the streets looking for perfect costume items, I am hitting the web, trawling through sites looking for things such as; out of commission US army class A uniforms in forest green or the perfect peach 1960’s dress. So along the way I have picked up a few tips and tricks which can make it as quick and painless as possible. Again like high street charity shops, knowing what…

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    Second-hand shopping tips

    I know second hand shopping isn’t for everyone and although the stigma of shopping in charity shops thankfully has worn off the past few years, I know a lot of people still find it difficult. As mentioned before, my job means I spend a good deal of time in second hand and vintage clothing stores sourcing costumes. I’ve been doing this for around 7 years now so along the way I like to think I have picked up some hints and tricks along the way to make it as painless as possible. Apologies in advance if some of these are super obvious, but hopefully there is something useful in there…