London Swap Shop 2014

March 2, 2014

Last week I attended my first Swap Shop. It was great fun: I got to see plenty of friends, meet other girls, do fun activities and swap some unused clothes for other new to me things! It was very simple: we all brought in 5 items and got stamps in return. We then got to pick what we liked and redeemed the stamps. Simples!


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Jessica got a manicure.



Amy and Jessica.


A half eaten sweets buffet.


Customizing a pair of tights. Photo from Lucy Sarah Rance



We were queueing up for the photobooth, one of my favourite features of the night! (photo from


I had a great time and decided that this must have been one of the events I’ve had most fun at so far. I’ll be wearing my new-to-me clothes very soon!


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  • Reply Vix March 3, 2014 at 08:00

    That customising session looks like fun! xxx

    • Reply Mrs D March 3, 2014 at 12:56

      It really was 🙂 I must get on to doing more things like this!

  • Reply Kizzy @ The Dainty Dolls House March 3, 2014 at 10:03

    Looks amazing, I wish I lived closer as I would have loved this one!! Can’t wait to see you in your tights, they look fab!! Have a great week doll, hope you are feeling better now x

    • Reply Mrs D March 3, 2014 at 12:55

      I’m sure you would! I wish this kind of thing happened more often 🙂

  • Reply PinkCheetahVintage March 3, 2014 at 18:04

    This looks hella fun!

    • Reply Mrs D March 4, 2014 at 11:41

      It really was 🙂

  • Reply ariane March 4, 2014 at 13:32

    I have been to one of those swaps, it’s fun- Nice to come out with new clothes –


    • Reply Mrs D March 4, 2014 at 14:12

      Definitely!!! and seeing friends is also a plus 🙂

  • Reply The Style Crone March 4, 2014 at 14:52

    So much fun! And do I spot a glorious bow floating on your head?

  • Reply MIS PAPELICOS March 4, 2014 at 15:13

    That is my kind of shopping.
    You get rid of clothes come back home with new ones and have a superb evening. Why don´t we do it her ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

  • Reply Señora Allnut March 4, 2014 at 17:41

    swapping and fun!! everything looks delightful!!

  • Reply jocelina March 4, 2014 at 19:29

    That is such an awesome idea! I have a lot of clothes I could swap plus the activities combined with it seemed super fun 😀
    What clothes did you get in return?

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