Charity shops: Six things to check before you drop off your old stuff

Some of my donations do make the cut, though. Among them are a white Topshop blouse (“Because of the young ones, I’ll put that out,” says Maureen), a sparkly Vera Moda top, and a brown skirt from Zara that I think I wore to sixth form. “This is a thing that will never date, though,” says Maureen, taking out a pricing gun. “This colour’s in.”

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