The Fashion Editor’s Secret to Finding Homeware Buys for Less

For any bargain hunters such as myself, eBay has long been a mecca for hidden fashion and interior finds. It’s all about the thrill of the chase: There’s the tantalising possibility of another gem to be discovered on every new page you scroll through. I honestly didn’t think there was any corner of the site that I hadn’t uncovered, but it turns out, I was wrong. Oh hey, homeware outlet.

Packed full of all your favourite homeware brands (including, Swoon and Ercol) for less, this really is an interiors lover’s paradise. Recently, I’ve been looking for a new chair for my bedroom, and after just a quick scroll, I found countless options, from’s cult Cecil armchair in a lovely shade of burnt orange to Swoon’s cosy green Kalmar chair. Alongside these hero buys, I found the platform particularly useful for mid-century–inspired wooden furniture, which is right up my street. This Ercol coffee table will add a retro twist to your living room set-up. Meanwhile, OKA’s dining table packs plenty of drama with its metal inlay details. And there’s plenty more where these came from. But you need to see it to believe it, right? Don’t just take my word for it. To save you some time, I’ve scrolled through the latest items in eBay’s interiors outlet and created a definitive edit of pieces I would happily have in my home. Scroll down to see and shop my picks.

This would add a mid-century spin to any living room. 

The faded brown shade of this sofa will pair beautifully with pops of green. 

Bedside tables never looked so chic.

Use this to add a pop of pattern to a colourful sofa.

A dining chair so pretty that it deserves to be framed.

A great solution for when you don’t quite have enough room for an armchair.

A serious statement piece that would look amazing in an open-plan living room. 

I know green is having a moment, but this classic armchair is sure to stand the test of time. 

Clean and simple, yet oh-so cool. 

I’ve been lusting after this armchair ever since I saw it in’s showroom. 

A perfect mantlepiece adornment.

Don’t ask me why, but I’m really into stripes this year, both in my wardrobe and interiors.

Who said a sofa couldn’t be comfy and stylish?

I have a few mushroom lamps in my flat, and they always get so many compliments.

This metal-inlay OKA table will add drama to a kitchen or dining room. 

If you’re looking for a neutral, hard-wearing rug for less, jute is the way to go.

Finish with a brightly-coloured throw, and you’re good to go.

Use this to display your favourite vase or lamp. 

This will slot nicely into a narrow hallway. 

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