Used soup bowls and worn shorts among the joys of op-shopping

Last week, I did the environment a favour, in addition to rewarding my wardrobe and my conscience. From my local Salvos, I purchased denim cut-off shorts, a pair of ankle socks and a stack of black, ceramic soup bowls for under $25 in total.

I did spend an absurdly long time hunting through the racks and shelves to select my purchases, but that’s the joy of op shops – the hunt. I really missed it during the lockdowns.

Op shops are a treasure trove of often good quality, affordable clothing.Credit:iStock

The humble op shop, where you may find

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