May 28, 2022

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The Fashion Spirit

Pixie Geldof On How She’s Bringing Joy To The World of Second-Hand Shopping

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In actuality, the very best trend obtain that Geldof –  who now buys the the vast majority of her wardrobe next-hand – has created to day was in a classic shop in Paris. “It’s a denim jacket which is got a scene of Rodeo Travel on the again, with diamanté on it. It is very Dolly Parton, tremendous ’80s and I’m obsessed with it,” she claims.

That does not signify she is not partial to the globe of on the internet resale, too, particularly when it comes to parts she’s prolonged experienced her eye on. At this time best of her would like-list? A pair of Miu Miu floral cowboy boots from spring/summer months 2012. “I make alerts on all the websites for distinct factors that I’m looking for,” Geldof clarifies. “I’m often ready for [the Miu Miu boots] to ping – it’s happened when and I skipped them.”

For Geldof, it is very important that procuring next-hand is normalised, provided the tremendous environmental influence of the fashion field. “When I was rising up, there was a [stigma] about shopping for next-hand garments. Vintage was amazing but 2nd-hand was a distinctive point,” she recalls. “I believe which is switching, thank god – I will hardly ever for the daily life of me understand why we have to have all of these brand name new dresses.”

Shifting ahead, Geldof hopes that Resale Therapy will proceed to grow, letting individuals to donate and repair service their outfits, as properly as acquire second-hand. “We finally want it to come to be a place where by persons can genuinely get concerned in building their clothing previous,” she claims.

In the meantime, while, it’s all about having fun with the process of shopping for and marketing pre-liked parts. “Really it’s mates hanging out and executing some thing together – it’s tremendous entertaining,” Geldof concludes. “But if we can engage people with this plan that 2nd-hand is basically tremendous interesting, then that is wonderful.”

Resale Remedy is keeping a sale at The London Version on 8 May concerning 11am and 4pm. Entry is £3. 

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