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I'm having a sort out. Help me decide what to do with these...
A pair of Ash wedge trainers, I think they are called Thelma's, white and taupe. Another pair but in suede, black and burgundy. Both purchased when I really liked dmbl40s style a few years ago. Only really worn a couple of times
A pair of R Sole cowboy boots. Sale purchase quite a few years ago, worn once I think
A Burberry midi length summer skirt in Burberry print. Bought a couple of weeks before Daniella Westbrook wore head to toe Burberry, and that put me off...
Some people don't care about fashion (myself included.) I don't care if something looks dated, I would dress like it's the 1880s if I could afford to. As it is I dress like Amy Lee circa 2003-2006 about 60% of the time, wearing stuff I get from charity shops.
I am pretty indiscriminate with what clothing I send to the charity shop - I think stuff that isn't saleable quality gets ragged, shipped abroad of whatever but something useful happens to it. Barely worn brand name stuff will definitely be saleable though.
Some of that would be worth ebaying though if you want to see some money from it.
If I would still wear it (basically not worn out or stained) then I charity shop it.
I did try eBay and Facebook selling pages but tbh I just can't be arsed anymore. People are so cheeky and tight. I'd rather the charity got the £3 I get for something, particularly as I always end up short changing myself with the postage.
I was chatting to a couple of volunteers in a local charity shop, and mentioned that I needed to sort out a pile of clothes so I only gave them sellable stuff. They told me to give them everything, as they'd get rag money for the rubbish.
They now get all my old clothes because I don't have to agonise about whether I'm just offloading junk on to them. I tend to give them a bag of what I consider to be sellable, and a bag of rags. But if they disagree with my views of wearability of second hand clothes they still actively benefit.
I also had no idea some people put clothes in the bin! We recycle things which are unwearable, anything else goes to the charity shop. My local charity shops don't care whether things are currently in fashion.
Anything wearable goes to the charity shop (my DH reckons I keep our one in the village going) My charity shop also has a Gift Aid scheme and I get a letter every so often letting me know how much our donations have raised. The option is there for me to have the money if I want, but I usually leave it as I don't do much else for charity.
Any unwearable textiles can go in our green recycling bin.
I do feel that some of the stuff I have donated to the charity shop I could have sold on Ebay if I could have organised myself, but really can't be bothered to be honest.