!! Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to reschedule this event to Sunday 16th Feb !!
Special offer for Festival Fans – enter FRIEND in Access Hidden Tickets to take a friend free to the Clothes Swap
Zero Waste Victoria and The Clothing Exchange are joining eco-friendly forces to bring a clothing swap to Queen Victoria Market. Swapping is a clever and thrifty way to update your wardrobe and save you dollars as well as making the world a better place. If you have good quality garments you once loved but are no longer your favourites, would like to experience the sharing economy and connect with your local community, join us.
In addition to the swap, Jenna Flood aka Ironic Minimalist will give a styling demonstration where she will share tips and tricks for reducing fashion waste while maximising your wardrobe. She advocates for sustainable alternatives such as pre-loved, vintage and clothing made with sustainable practices and will show you how to create fresh new looks with minimal fuss.
Zero Waste Victoria will showcase simple ways that you can avoid waste, at home, when you shop and the Queen Vic market, and in everyday life.
Check-in: 11 am – 12 pm
Styling workshop: 11:30 am – 12 pm
Swap starts: 12 pm – 2 pm
Bring: Up to 6 items that are seasonally appropriate, clean, pressed and free from major faults.
To ensure a high-quality swap for all, please abide by the swapping guidelines.
Items should be:
* Clean, folded or pressed
* Good quality with a long potential lifespan
* Valued by others – i.e. would you be happy to give or receive these items as a gift?
* Free of faults or with minor faults that are easy to repair (e.g. a missing button)
* You should be emotionally detached from them!
Note: We cannot accept anything pilled, pongy, marked or too far from perfect. We aren’t able to exchange undergarments, swimwear, or tracksuits.
Grab your tickets online, places are limited. If you haven’t been to a swap before or need a reminder about how things work, check out tips for events from the Clothing Exchange.