I was embarrassed to shop in charity shops but it saved me thousands on designer gear

WITH second-hand and sustainable fashion becoming bang on trend, charity shops are quickly becoming clothes lovers favourite place to bag a bargain.

But for one girl, stocking up on her wardrobe staples at charity shops was something she was initially “embarrassed” about.

Hope Bailey admits she used to be "embarrassed" about shopping in charity shops, but it's saved her thousands of pounds (pictured wearing blazer £4 and boots £7).

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Hope Bailey admits she used to be “embarrassed” about shopping in charity shops, but it’s saved her thousands of pounds (pictured wearing blazer £4 and boots £7).Credit: Kennedy News
She's managed to snap up high-end designer goods, including vintage pre-owned Coach bags and Burberry bags

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She’s managed to snap up high-end designer goods, including vintage pre-owned Coach bags and Burberry bagsCredit: Kennedy News

Hope Bailey, 18, from Manchester, admits she used to hide away while sifting through the rails in her local charity shops, as she never wanted anybody to see her picking out second-hand items.

Now, after saving thousands on her designer wardrobe, Hope is championing second-hand stores and is encouraging others to ditch fast fashion retailers for their

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10 pieces of men’s winter workout gear perfect for cold weather



a person wearing a costume: 10 pieces of men's winter workout gear perfect for cold weather


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10 pieces of men’s winter workout gear perfect for cold weather


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It’s hard enough sticking to a workout routine, but between gyms closed amid the pandemic and freezing cold temperatures, it’s even more difficult this winter. However, brands like Under Armour, Brooks, and Nike are rife with quality cold weather fitness gear—so there’s really no excuse not to head outside for a long run or get in a solid outdoor workout.

If you’re looking for new ways to layer up and stay warm, we’ve rounded up 10 popular pieces of winter workout gear for men, including affordable thermal running tights, a lightweight yet cozy jacket, and the comfiest athletic socks.

1. This Under Armour jacket designed for winter weather



a person standing posing for the camera: It comes in a variety of color options.


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It comes in a

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