#secondhandfirst week Archives - Traid

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Our clothes are a powerful tool to communicate stories and a means for social signalling. TRAID's #secondhandfirst campaign seeks to explore a stronger and deeper relationship with our material things by reusing what we already have but also includes a social and cultural dimension that has the potential to transform us from individual consumers into collective citizens, that connects us…
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I was talking to a dear friend of mine recently about how I would be guest blogging for TRAID to raise awareness of buying second hand and the buzz surrounding #Secondhandfirst Week. We got to talking about her sartorial purchasing habits, and she admitted that she had never actually bought anything from a charity shop. She did, however, say she…
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