Charity Shop Finds That Are Worth Sharing…

It is hard to smile and take a natural picture when the sun is shining directly in your eyes and the neighbor is in the kitchen window, maybe watching? Eh? oh well here goes…

Over at Avril’s blog School Gate Style her March challenge is all about those charity shop finds that are worth sharing.

Avril shares some great tip on buying from a charity shop in this post and it is totally worth checking out.

Sometimes I can pop into a charity shop and never find anything, this put me off for while then sometimes I nip in and find an unexpected bargain.

I found this bargain on the £1.00 rail a Vintage style Herringbone Tweed coat from the L’Art range at River Island. Just checking the name on Ebay I notice this jacket has a starting price at £39.99!

With its 40’s style kick to it and 3/4 sleeves I just have not found the right thing to wear with it yet!

Outfit~
Jacket~ River Island via Charity shop
Shirt ~ Primark
Jeans ~ Abercrombie and Fitch
Shoes~ New Look with a Spring make over here

What are your charity shop finds that are worth sharing?

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  1. Joanna Pabel-G
    March 8, 2014 / 8:13 am

    I never find something interesting but my sis always buy something nice.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 7:20 am

      Thanks for stopping by Joanna, I know you have to search and I get fed up sometimes then other days I find something as soon as I walk in 🙂

  2. Please may I?
    March 8, 2014 / 8:36 am

    How off putting is it when you know the neighbours are watching you?!I have found some great pieces and also like you, had days when I've walked out with out a thing.Loving those shoes, great make over with them.X x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 7:21 am

      Haha I know, I'm not to good at possing best of times 🙂 thanks for stopping by…

  3. Caroline
    March 8, 2014 / 9:33 am

    Charity shops near me tend to be fairly poor but I do occasionally find the odd gem. Nothing recently though.I love your shoes, you're very talented!Carolinexxx

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 7:21 am

      Thanks Caroline 🙂

  4. Pam @Threading My Way
    March 8, 2014 / 9:52 am

    Love the tweed jacket!!! A great bargain…

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 7:22 am

      Thanks Pam, I love a bargain 🙂

  5. Debbie Stinedurf
    March 8, 2014 / 10:50 am

    That jacket is fabulous…I love 3/4 sleeves because I have short little arms! ha!Debbiewww.fashionfairydust.blogspot.com

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 7:23 am

      Thanks Debbie, I'm never to sure bout 3/4 sleeves as they look a bit odd on me, I think people will think my clothes are too small ,ha

  6. Sharon S
    March 8, 2014 / 12:10 pm

    Hi Claire!! That is a fabulous find and so perfect for Spring- a tailored jacket and jeans is my favourite pairing and you look lovely! Am linking up to the weekend blog hop (after an apologetic long absence!) Wishing you a great weekend!! xxx

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 7:24 am

      Thanks Sharon, aww great to see you at the hop 🙂

  7. Becky
    March 8, 2014 / 1:57 pm

    Loving your shoes!!!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 9:15 pm

      Aww thanks 🙂

  8. Leovi
    March 8, 2014 / 3:03 pm

    A magnificent set, I love these compositions, very original photos!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 9:15 pm

      Thank you 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 9:16 pm

      Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  9. Winnie
    March 8, 2014 / 6:00 pm

    What a great jacket!!And cute shoes 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 9:16 pm

      Thanks Winnie 🙂

  10. Kezzie
    March 9, 2014 / 1:05 am

    I found some fun corsages to pep up my hats with today. That jacket is a super bargain!!! X

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 9:17 pm

      Whoo this sounds great Kezzie, I can't wait to see 🙂

  11. Julie Corbisiero
    March 9, 2014 / 1:39 am

    Hi Claire, I love your jacket and the whole outfit looks nice on you! Hope you are having a nice weekend!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 9:17 pm

      Aww thank you Julie 🙂

  12. Patti
    March 10, 2014 / 12:01 pm

    Thanks for sharing this great find with Visible Monday!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 9:17 pm

      Thanks for hosting Patti 🙂

  13. blogmumjd
    March 10, 2014 / 12:45 pm

    Wow great find. Hopping over via #CreativeMondays

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 9:18 pm

      Thanks, I love a bargain 🙂

  14. Induffinitely Me
    March 10, 2014 / 8:13 pm

    LOOOVEEE these shoes!!! And I love thrift shopping!!!!Thanks so much for linking up with Funday Monday!xxAmber

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 10, 2014 / 9:22 pm

      Aww thanks for stopping by 🙂

  15. bettyandthebumps
    March 11, 2014 / 7:56 am

    I got a Betty Barclay pleated skirt for £2.99 this summer! Gotta love the charity shops.xx#AllAboutYou

  16. Jan Graham-McMillen
    March 11, 2014 / 9:43 pm

    This is one of the joys of shopping I don't get to do much. No consignment or thrift worth doing here. But someday! You look fabulous … very nice blazer, and there's nothing more classically cut than this one. You'll wear it to rags. Good for you!

  17. Zarouhi Zaz
    March 16, 2014 / 10:53 pm

    I invariably come out of charity shops empty handed, yet keep seeing amazing finds on other people, and so I live in hope that my lightbulb moment will come! Did buy my favourite Biba playsuit from Bang Bang on Goodge Street though, so I live in hope! Thanks for linking to #AllAboutYouMama-andmore.com

  18. Citizen Rosebud
    April 3, 2014 / 5:57 pm

    HOLY SMOKES YOU LOOK AMAZING. Yes, I had to use all caps to convey HOW SMOKING HOT YOU LOOK. Rawr! Love the blazer and the whole look- so timeless a little 1940s film noir meets 2014 street style outside a fashion show. Amazing. Thank you for linking this thrift store score/look up with the #secondhandfirst link up. PS: did I tell you that you look amazing? AMAZING.

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