$50 OPSHOP MUMMY MAKEOVER

$50 OPSHOP MUMMY MAKEOVER

After pumping out two cute kiddies, my babetown pal, Kirsty, was ready for a revamp...move over maternity wear! So she set me a $50 op shop challenge to find her some new threads. She did her homework and read the 10 Commandments of Op Shopping beforehand and we hit...

KENMORE UNITING OPSHOP

KENMORE UNITING OPSHOP

They say good things come in small packages and after I visited Kenmore Uniting’s Op Shop I’ve realised you find good things in small stores. While I was there I picked up an outrageous black and metallic silver cape and a cream cable knit sweater just in time for...

MCINTYRE THRIFT STORE INDOOROOPILLY

MCINTYRE THRIFT STORE INDOOROOPILLY

NAME: McIntyre Centre Riding for the Disabled Thrift store ADDRESS: 20 Station Rd Indooroopilly NUMBER: 07 3202 6300 TRADING HOURS: 9am-4pm Monday – Friday, Saturday 9am-2pm and Sunday 12pm-4pm THE RUNDOWN If you’ve got a shoe fetish this op shop is your jam…from...

GHOSTS OF FASHIONS PAST

GHOSTS OF FASHIONS PAST

Something I’ve learnt in life is the past can come back to haunt you; like Matthew McConaughey discovered in the 2009 flick, 'Ghosts of Girlfriends past'. Even the fashions of your past can come back to haunt you. Just the other day I realised I was wearing an...

GOONA ANGLICAN OPSHOP

GOONA ANGLICAN OPSHOP

NAME: Goodna Anglican  Op Shop ADDRESS: 69 Alice Street Goodna NUMBER: 3818 4077 TRADING HOURS: 10 - 2:30pm Wednesdays & Fridays THE RUNDOWN The stars really aligned last Wednesday when I just happened to drive past this treasure trove at 10am. This parish outlet...

RSPCA OPSHOP WACOL

RSPCA OPSHOP WACOL

NAME:RSPCA ADDRESS: 139 Wacol Station Road, Wacol NUMBER: 32585657 TRADING HOURS: 9.00am – 4pm 7 days a week THE RUNDOWN This op shop is definitely worth the drive…not only do you get retail therapy but you can get some pet therapy while you’re there and kill two...

HILLS OPSHOP EVERTON PARK

HILLS OPSHOP EVERTON PARK

NAME: Hills Op Shop ADDRESS: 79 Queens Road, Everton Hills, Brisbane NUMBER: 3353 3693 TRADING HOURS: 9.00am - 2:30pm Friday & Saturdays THE RUNDOWN This cute little op shop is crammed with goodness...from the garments, to the bric a brac, to the shoes, to the...

BLAZER GLORY

BLAZER GLORY

Take a turn to retro town with blazers that will bedazzle anyone’s retinas...you’ll have more pizazz than you can poke a stick at this winter! If teamed with a crisp white collared shirt these outrageous jackets can still look respectable enough. Live. a. little....

LIFELINE SUPA STORE VIRGINIA

LIFELINE SUPA STORE VIRGINIA

You need to set aside 1-2 hours for this Lifeline…they don’t call it a Supa Store for nothing! They get a couple of truck deliveries a week, plus plenty of donations coming through the doors each day. The shop is well laid out with furniture on the left, clothing on...

BLAZER GLORY // PASTEL

BLAZER GLORY // PASTEL

As it starts to get fresh there's no reason why you can't keep it colourful when rugging up. These pretty pastel 80s blazers have enough cheer to take the edge off any dreary day... ...

MCINTYRE THRIFT SHOP ST LUCIA

MCINTYRE THRIFT SHOP ST LUCIA

NAME: McINTYRE CENTRE Riding for Disabled Thrift Shop ADDRESS: Shop 2, 225 Hawken Dr, St. Lucia NUMBER: 07 3202 6300 TRADING HOURS: 9.00am - 4:30pm MON - FRI and 9.00am -12:00pm SAT THE RUNDOWN This Op shop is so new it’s not even listed on their website. It opened...

BLAZER GLORY

BLAZER GLORY

Inspired by Blades of Glory and Bon Jovi's signature track I thought I'd blaze a trail for those who are starting to prep for winter ('winter' for those who live in Queensland). Here's the business as usual selection for your viewing pleasure... [gallery link="file"...

ST PAUL’S OPSHOP ASHGROVE

ST PAUL’S OPSHOP ASHGROVE

NAME: St Pauls Anglican Church ADDRESS: Corner Waterworks and Jubilee Road, Ashgrove NUMBER: 3366 2320 TRADING HOURS: 9am-1pm Wednesdays and Saturdays THE RUNDOWN With only two days each week to tap this thrift store, you really do need to make a special plan to pop...

WINDSOR ROAD THRIFT SHOP

WINDSOR ROAD THRIFT SHOP

NAME: Windsor Road Baptist Church Thrift Shop and Eternity Boutique ADDRESS: 16 Windsor Rd Red Hill NUMBER:3368 2822 TRADING HOURS: 9:30am - 2:30pm Monday - Saturday THE RUNDOWN With two opshops side by side tucked underneath the chapel, it kind of feels like...

ONE JUMPSUIT, MANY LOCATIONS

ONE JUMPSUIT, MANY LOCATIONS

This jumpsuit set me back $5 in 2011 at a Savers in South Australia (put it on your bucket list...they have 4000 items on the floor at any given moment). The jumpsuit was so terrific I thought I’d do a different kind of fashion shoot...normally the outfits change, but...