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    Hello thrifty folk of TSR

    Today I found this



    FCUK dress in the Cancer Research shop for 7 pounds; the website said it should have been £115!

    This has inspired me to make this thread. What's the best thing you've ever found in a charity or second-hand shop?
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    A leather handbag made in Italy for £3.
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    (Original post by __IWalkTheLine)
    Hello thrifty folk of TSR

    Today I found this



    FCUK dress in the Cancer Research shop for 7 pounds; the website said it should have been £115!

    This has inspired me to make this thread. What's the best thing you've ever found in a charity or second-hand shop?
    Brand new Hobbs winter coat £10. Or a gorgeous, black, Laura Ashley jacket £8

    Nice dress!
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    What charity shops do you go to?!?!?!
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    (Original post by Sadsnail)
    What charity shops do you go to?!?!?!
    Haha, you'd be surprised at the stuff you can find amongst all the tat. Even when I used to go to ones not even in town or anything.

    There's a few around Edinburgh that are quite good. The dress is from cancer research.
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    A burberry trench coat for £15
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    A really great place to pick up women...
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    I swear the only things in charity shops for men are XL
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    (Original post by __IWalkTheLine)
    Oh that's lovely!

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    (Original post by Steevee)
    I swear the only things in charity shops for men are XL
    Seems like it, yep
    I sometimes buy ridiculously large t-shirts to wear to bed :mmm:
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    Navy blue crombie with a mink collar for £25
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    (Original post by kaylafrances)
    A burberry trench coat for £15
    very beatuful
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    A BNWT Ted Baker dress for £10 should have been well over £100 I believe.
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    That dress is stunning!

    I got a gorgeous River Island dress for £7, which I've had a lot of compliments on, that's pretty much the only time I've been in a charity shop to look for clothes though Might have a rummage around when I'm in town tomorrow
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    I actually got my prom dress from a charity shop
    I think it was 100% silk or something, really great dress, got it for £25 (They were gonna sell it for like £90, but I was volunteering there on weekends, and my boss loved me )
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    (Original post by kaylafrances)
    A burberry trench coat for £15
    NO WAY?!?!?!?!?!!! WHERE?
    I am literally like this: :zomg:
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    (Original post by ImSoIndieItHurts)
    NO WAY?!?!?!?!?!!! WHERE?
    I am literally like this: :zomg:
    hahaha a cancer research shop
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    A bunch of TM Lewin shirts, sealed in TM Lewin packaging. £3 each.

    Enough cedarwood shoe trees for my entire shoe collection, £4/pair (normally something like £40).

    A Ted Baker suit, £9 (normally a couple of hundred quid, at least).

    And my best one?

    A Paul Smith blazer, probably worth 3 or 4 hundred quid, £15.

    It's unbelievable that people have the sort of money where they don't mind taking that sort of stuff to the charity shop.
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    (Original post by Kaykee93)
    I actually got my prom dress from a charity shop
    I think it was 100% silk or something, really great dress, got it for £25 (They were gonna sell it for like £90, but I was volunteering there on weekends, and my boss loved me )
    I love hearing that people have bought things like prom dresses second hand! It's sort of just a given that people are going to spend ridiculous amounts of money on it - like me :sigh: - so it's cool to hear that people have managed to pick up something nice, that no-one else will have, for a lot cheaper. :yes:
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    Footy Shirts are my forte at the mo!

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