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Buying a preloved designer bag? Handy tips!

For affordable branded bags, look for deals in the pre-loved market. If maintained well, luxury secondhand bags can last you a lifetime!

It’s a girl’s dream to have a selection of designer handbags stashed away in her wardrobe just waiting to perfectly accessorise a favorite outfit. But when the cost of a Prada tote is comparable to a plane ticket to a far-off destination, it’s difficult to justify such a luxury. But don’t despair – if you are willing to put your girl-on-a-mission hat on and prepare for a journey to the secondhand branded bag (pre-loved as …[Read more]

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Moms-to-be: Top 5 preloved buys

Top 5 preloved buys for affordable motherhood: maternity wear, nursing pillow, baby carrier, stroller, car seat

If you’re carrying a bump, we reckon you’re also carrying a list of things to buy for baby before D-Day! And it’s a long newborn checklist, adding up to a big number indeed. Is affordable maternity possible? Luckily, babies don’t demand everything be torn out of fresh plastic packaging. You can save money – and avoid wastefulness – by using hand-me-downs and buying gently used items. Here’s our list of Top 5 items that we …[Read more]

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Bike for sale – is it right for you?

Used bike - points to consider before you buy

If you’re looking to acquire a bicycle (or a few of them!) to finally work on that new year resolution to get fit (albeit almost a year too late!), or for an easier ride to work on your own time, or any reason at all,  there are a number of things you should consider before taking the plunge and investing. First, do you really need a brand new one, or will a used bike do? …[Read more]

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Trading in used iPhones: When do you stop?

iPhone 5 Vs iPhone 6

As I opened up my iPhone to start making a Christmas shopping list (my lovely friends had announced the arrival of Christmas goodies at IKEA absolutely without subtlety) on their Facebook walls, I got a close look at the gadget. The scratches, the rather small size, almost bulky look at a thickness of 7.6mm were staring at me in me face. That’s when it dawned upon me that it was time… time, to trade in my well-used iPhone 5 and start working towards …[Read more]