Brag Your Best Buys Recycled Fashion Contest

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Readers, we have a very exciting announcement. 1st July, marks the first date of a three month online thrift fashion contest, open to all individuals worldwide, presented right here on Recycled Fashion.

"Brag Your Best Buys" is a contest to brag about your thrift fashion outfits, an online competition, run in conjunction with The Brotherhood of St Laurence Community Stores, Recycled Fashion, and a secondary prize sponsored by The Birdcage Boutique running from 1st July - 30th September.


With a secondary prize sponsored by:

 





Prizes
1st Prize $100 voucher for Brother of St Laurence Community Stores in Victoria.  The voucher will be valid for 6 months.
2nd Prize $50 voucher for online Accessory and Vintage Clothing Boutique  The Birdcage Boutique 



 To enter, you'll need to take a photograph of your best thrifted outfit. To enter your photograph into the contest you can either:

* email your photograph to erica
* upload your image to the flickr gallery
* submit on Recycled Fashion's Facebook page with the hashtag #BragYourBestBuys,
* tweet your pic to Recycled Fashion's twitter page with the hashtag #BragYourBestBuys.

You can enter as many times as you like.  If you do not feel confident to show your face, you can take a photograph of your outfit from the neck down, alternatively, of your outfit on a mannequin or on the floor.

* Your outfit must consist of at least 50% second hand clothing, please provide a description of where you obtained your garments from i.e. Jacket $8 Brotherhood of St Laurence, Brunswick, Pants $12 Savers, Brooch $5 Harlem Treasure Chest NY, etc.  Please specify the store or market and location of your clothing purchases.

Example:


Yellow Country Road Shirt: $8 Savers, Frankston
Wide Belt: $6 Salvos, Frankston
Skirt: Handmade from a curtain (gifted) and a pillowcase St Chads Op Shop, Chelsea
Shoes: Salvos Mornington

Voting on the best outfit will begin on 1st October 2012, the winner/s will be notified within a week, 7th October 2012.

Click here for the full set of rules.

We can't wait to see your outfits!
 
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4 comments:

Pull Your Socks Up! said...

Oh wow what a fantastic competition! I'm so glad we can enter more than once because I could never pick just one outfit:)). Thank you so much for sharing Erica! Xo

Lisa @ .Simply Me. said...

This sounds like fun, I'll get my skates on and start putting together some outfits :)

Adin B said...

This sounds really fun, I do agree! I better get to thrifting then. I sure hope the church will held another rummage sale though because that is where I get dirt cheap clothes. Thank you so much for letting us know! :)

I Love To Op Shop said...

Looking forward to seeing everyone's op shop finds and how they put them all together, will try to get a couple of entries in. Great idea Erica.

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