Countdown to Cardiff Fashion Week…

It’s that time of year where Cardiff braces itself for up and coming talent in the fashion world, showcase whats available to purchase in stores in our city and celebrate Welsh design, fashion and art. Cardiff Fashion Week takes place from the 22nd of October till 29th of October 2016, with showcases and events happening across the city.

Cardiff Fashion Week 2016 Blogger

This years main event and catwalk show will take place in the beautiful Masonic Hall on Saturday the 29th of October 2016, which will showcase a collection of work done by the University of South Wales, Welsh Fashion Designers and retailers.

Read on to find out about whats going on throughout the week!
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How I de-stress; Charity / Thrift Shopping

I have a fight or flight mode when it comes to my mental health, and usually I choose flight. In the past I have gotten on random buses or trains and just gotten off at the last stop to have a walk around and clear my head, which can be a bit dangerous for me because I have no sense of direction. So when I need to de-stress or try to get away for a hour or two I try to stick to my area of Cardiff and have a look around charity shops. This way I don’t spend money that I usually don’t have, its kind of guilt free knowing it’s going to charity and can get my frustrations out by rummaging around boxes and coat rails of clothes. The best thing to do is go with an open mind and you’ll find some things you were totally not expecting.

My favourite place to go is Albany Road. I’ve heard that Canton is also great for charity shops as my friends have managed to pick up genuine bags and purses for under £5 because the shops think they’re fake, but I’ve yet to go there.

Click ahead to see what I’ve recently grabbed while having a travel around.

Charity shops in cardiff

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