Ashley Graham loves bargain-hunting at discount stores

accreditation
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article

The model has opened up about her shopping habits in a new interview with Harper's Bazaar magazine, revealing she often snaps up bargains and will hit consignment stores which sell second hands goods before trying her luck with high-end brands.

She explained: "I love The RealReal, I love Amazon. It's like a mix of high-low for me. I'm the epitome of high-low - like, I just went to Target and bought a bunch of stuff. I'm all over the place. And sustainability is a big deal too."

READ MORE | Model Ashley Graham says she suffered from 'mom guilt' after returning to work

However, she admitted there was one item she did splurge on - five shirts by R13 which sell for around £350 (R6 800) each.

She added: "I did invest in, to me, the perfect oversized white shirt, the R13, and I have three white of the same, and I got it also in blue pinstripe - and there's a crop version. Don't come for me!"

Ashley also explained in terms of sustainability, she tries to buy pieces she will wear many times rather than succumbing to fast fashion.

READ MORE | Ashley Graham believes we're all beautiful and should ignore society's ideas of beauty

She added: "I'm not really buying into big, trendy things necessarily," she says. "I like classic, timeless pieces that I know I'll be able to use - like, even if I put a bag away for a few years, I always kind of go back."

The former 'America's Next Top Model' judge revealed her must-haves for summer 2022 - indicating that she'll be wearing a lot of linen pieces and plenty of athleisure.

Follow us on social media: FacebookTwitterInstagram

Sign up to W24's newsletters so you don't miss out on any of our stories and giveaways


We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For 14 free days, you can have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed. 
Subscribe to News24
Voting Booth
Do you think it's important to get married in this day and age?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes, it's important in order to create a family unit and for companionship
23% - 925 votes
Not at all. Being single is far more liberating
9% - 370 votes
There is no general answer to this, it's each to their own
49% - 2013 votes
Yes, society still frowns on unmarried people, especially women
1% - 56 votes
It depends on whether you are able to find a compatible partner
18% - 726 votes
Vote