Shopping second-hand is more accessible than ever these days, but the sheer amount of choice out there can be daunting for those who are new to the world of pre-loved fashion. That’s why stylist Amy Bannerman – who has worked with the likes of Dua Lipa and Sophie Turner and was behind Love Island‘s second-hand wardrobe this summer – has been sharing her insider tips to help guide others along the way.
“My love of second-hand shopping started very early on,” Amy tells Vogue. “My older brother Angus inspired me a lot growing up – he had a vintage ’80s leopard print coat which I endlessly coveted. I was always very sentimental with clothing, so I guess that a love of the meaning behind pieces was imbued at a young age.”
As well as being an eBay obsessive, Amy can regularly be found trawling the rails at charity