Oxfam, Love Your Clothes and Recycle for London are launching Charity Fashion Live during London Fashion Week, which sees stylist Emma Slade-Edmondson recreate London Fashion Week looks using only the second-hand clothing found in one Oxfam shop.
The team will sharing a play-by-play account of the day, the looks, trend predictions and style tips on social media as they go at#CharityFashionLive.
The project will also be hosting #FashionSalvage events at other London Oxfam shops on the same day, where a team of designers and upcycling specialists ready to show people how to alter, repair and re-style their clothes.
“With trends changing season by season, it can be difficult to keep up, particularly if you don’t have a big budget. But with around 1.1 million tonnes of clothing being discarded every year by UK consumers, there is a treasure trove of clothing out there, available at a fraction of the price. Charity Fashion Live will prove that second hand clothing can be bang on trend”, said Love Your Clothes.
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