In pictures: The UK's biggest second-hand fails revealed

A photo competition has revealed the nation's biggest fails when buying products second hand, from tiny fancy dress costumes to oversized giraffes.

Friday, 21st July 2017, 1:10 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:43 pm
26-year-old Demi Harte from Newcastle will be thinking twice before buying second-hand clothes online

New research by online phone specialist, Envirofone, revealed that 81% of Brits now consider buying products second hand, with 96% expecting their purchase to look like the photo advertised. However, for some unlucky customers, buying second-hand doesn’t always pay off. People from across the country were asked to submit photos of their funniest second hand fails for the chance to win a refurbished iPhone 7, and the results were interesting to say the least. From a collection of roosters to a table without legs, entrants didn’t always get what they bargained for, as these photos show!