This last week has been bittersweet, from starting an exciting new era with the opening of Y.O.U Oxford, our new shop, to mourning the great loss of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Remembering her unique sense of duty and resilience, we felt it right to go ahead with our official opening weekend, so on 9th - 11th September we opened our doors at our new shop in Oxford's Covered Market, which we hope fast becomes the number 1 sustainable shopping hub in the city!
Meeting our conscious customers
Although the occasion was more subdued than planned, it was great to meet some of our conscious customers in person - we had lots of inspiring chats about our ethical underwear, sustainable swaps, eco-friendly gifts and products made by local Oxford makers.
Bralettes, trunks, foodwraps and candles were our bestsellers and we had a healthy pile of second hand bras donated for our charity partner Smalls for All, plus end-of-life underwear, socks and tights dropped off for recycling. All this support felt very special amidst these sad and surreal times, so thank you to all those who came in. Huge congratulations to Mohine too, winner of a £40 Y.O.U gift voucher from our enewsletter sign up prize draw - enjoy your purchases Mohine!
We loved hearing all your feedback, including Julie who commented "love the fabric", Jonathan's "Good pants (+ bra)" and the simple "LOVE IT!" from Stewart. Thank you all!
The buzz and fun of shopping will return
As the nation prepares to say goodbye to the Queen, we'll be closing the Y.O.U Oxford shop on Monday 19th September in memory of Her Majesty. We hope as the days continue to pass, the buzz and fun of shopping will return, here's where you'll find us:
Y.O.U Underwear, Unit 84, Avenue 3 (central area by the main Post Box), Covered Market, Market St, Oxford OX1 3DZ
Opening hours, Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday 10am - 5:30pm and Sunday 11am -4pm.
We've hand picked sustainable products from brands who share the same values as us. From reusable menstrual cups to earrings made from our recycled plastic mailing bags, we hope that you love these products as much as we do! Please do drop in and see for yourself, we've got new products coming up and would love to hear what other eco items you want to see on our shelves - together we can make Y.O.U Oxford the key shop to visit for sustainable living!