SwapUp's Thrifty Journal

Our favourite Australian sustainable stylists to follow on Instagram

Some days, you just need a little inspiration to throw together a good thrifted outfit. Luckily, we don't have to start from scratch when it comes ...

6 Indigenous-owned fashion brands to shop from

Indigenous prints have captured many hearts in Australia and around the world. Here’s a list of 6 Indigenous-owned fashion brands to shop from — th...

Closet cleanout: A complete guide to declutter your wardrobe and keep it organised

You’re getting ready to leave the house. You open your wardrobe and hundreds of pieces of clothing stare back at you. You blink once, twice—wow, yo...

Sustainable fashion tips: 10 ethical baby & kids clothing brands in Australia

Shopping ethical baby & kids clothing is an important part of trying to leave our child a better world, now that we know the terrible impact o...

SwapUp book review: The Wardrobe Crisis

Got no time to read books? Worry not, SwapUp got you covered. We are writing bi-monthly book summaries to help you stay up-to-date on current think...

Sustainable fashion tips: 7 ethical and independent clothing brands in Australia

Looking to buy some well made clothes from local businesses? Check out our list of seven emerging ethical and independent clothing, shoes and acces...

Care labels explained: Quick guide on reading laundry symbols on care labels you didn't know before

Reading laundry symbols can feel daunting. You thought that you’d follow the washing instructions for once, or maybe because it is a new, rather ex...

Closet cleanout: Top tips to keep your kids wardrobe organised

Closet cleanout can  be really challenging, especially when you have kids. Lots of families struggle with keeping their wardrobe, well, relatively ...

Clothes alterations near me: Sydney edition

Here's at SwapUp we're all about mending because mending = extending garment's life and it is an important part of sustainable fashion! Check out ...

SwapUp book review: The Conscious Closet

Got no time to read books? Worry not, SwapUp got you covered. We are writing a bi-monthly book summaries to help you stay up-to-date on current thi...

Circular fashion: How to close the loop in kids clothing industry

When we started SwapUp, people often asked us why. Why second hand clothes? Why include kids? And why bother? And our answer was: because it makes ...

Secondhand clothes: Is it okay to buy them?

Well, you probably know our answer to this question with us being an online thrift store selling secondhand women and kids clothes and whatnot. But...