Supermodel Helena Christensen says shops in thrift shops. Female First in the UK have her quoting “I shop at second-hand stores and online. I find much more joy in finding pieces that have been lived-in and are unique”. Spread the word. Op shopping truly does inspire joy, with pieces that are unique and have been lived in. And hats off to Helena Christensen for telling it like it is.

For more tips and suggestions, read on and try on at your local op shop.