Apparently all it takes is for Queen Kirsty to tell us to stop buying new and check out our local antiques fairs and ‘Upcycling’ is born. Being an avid buyer of all things old and battered, I have found the prices have shot up considerably and the good stuff is so hard to find now, thanks Kirsty! I mean this isn’t new guys, has nobody heard of Baileys?
I have just realized I am writing this whilst watching a programme about thrifting on Channel 4, thus showing how mainstream this has become. Whether it’s because of the recession and people have less money to spend or because we are more conscious of buying so much new product, I’m unsure. What do you think?
Credits: RE, Baileys and Pinterest.