SwapUp's Online Thrift Store Journal

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...

Everything about thrift stores and why thrift shopping is good for your pocket and our planet

The word second hand used to have a bit of an undertone, but here at SwapUp we’re proud to say that we buy and sell second hand items! Most of our ...

Circular fashion: How to reduce fashion waste

As Aussies we think everyone should deserve a fair go, right?  The thing is some of the clothes we wear are barely worn because < insert latest ...