Winter Uber-SWAP: A Used & Vintage Clothing Exchange
Trade your cool cast-offs with 100+ stylish scavengers in Leslieville at our 9th Uber-SWAP event. Expect a thriftshop-style swap with a
tempting stash of gently used, vintage & even some new clothing, accessories & footwear. We are also accepting craft supplies & fabric.
NOTE: The main focus is on women's fashions (size XS - XL) with some plus-size items, men's & maternity wear ~ no kid's clothing or toys, please.
♥ Save-the-date & please help spread the word re: this eco-fab & frugal event ~ we'd be grateful, if you'd share this Uber-SWAP info on your FB wall/blog & or tweet the link. Thanx.
$6 for Advance/Early-Bird tickets + your swap loot ~ limited number available through to Sunday January 13th (or while supplies last).
--> UPDATE: Advance tickets are now SOLD OUT! (as of Sun. Jan.13rh)
Please bring your loot to the church on Saturday Jan. 19th. Thanx.
$10 at the door
(+ your bag of gently used/vintage clothing)
***MINIMUM Contribution: 10+ approved Current-Season, Quality Clothing Items***
--> damaged, dirty or worn out wearables won't be accepted.
TIP: If you'd hesitate to give it to a close friend or co-worker, don't bring it. Thanx!
PLEASE aim to drop off your swap stash at Nathalie-Roze & Co. (1015 Queen St. East at Pape Ave.) for sorting prior to the event.
Note: N-R & Co. is closed Mondays & Tuesdays in January.
1. Participants are expected to contribute a minimum of 1 bag of decent cast-offs (10+ items)...no junky torn leggings or old t-shirts, please.
2. No damaged or dirty/stained items, please ~ only bring clean/decent quality stylish clothing & accessories to the SWAP. No kids or decor items, please...just wearable items you'd be proud to give to a friend.
3. Each participant may leave with 1 large tote or 2 grocery bags of wearables (a significant haul per person!). NOTE: Bags will be provided.
If you've participated before, please bring along your Uber-SWAP tee bag to use.
4. Personal Swapping Only, please!! Uber-SWAP is intended for regular Toronto gals to update their wardrobes on the cheap & have some fun ~ not aimed at Etsy sellers or vintage retailers scouting items for resale.
♥ SWEET CHARITY:
Leftover clothing will be donated to Double-Take, the Yonge Street Mission's thrift shop at 310 Gerrard St. East (near Parliament), which funds various East-End social service programs.Select items will be donated to CAMH's Suits Me Fine clothing bank & a portion of the ticket price will go into our community fund (which supports Leslieville charities & local initiatives year-round).
COAT-CHECK: For $2 attendees can leave their coats with us (supervised), while enjoying the swap. Cash from this service benefits our community fund for local charities.
~ Tons of clothing, shoes, bags & accessories (incl. some vintage & maternity items)
~ A few *new* indie designer & vintage gems hidden in the piles from our shop (yay!)
What You Can Expect:
~ clothing & accessories divided into categories (eg. tops, shoes, dresses, etc.)
~ a bit of chaos, but lots of fun too
~ mirrors on-site, but no private change rooms, so please dress accordingly (wear leggings or layers)
DO BRING this kind of stuff, please:
~ coats ~ jackets & blazers ~ dresses ~ tops ~ sweaters ~ skirts
~ jeans ~ hats ~ scarves ~ bags ~ PJs ~ shoes/boots ~ belts ~ active wear ~ purses ~ pants ~ costume jewellery + craft supplies & fabric
PLEASE DO NOT BRING:
~ home decor ~ books & mags ~ baby or kid stuff ~ furniture ~ toys ~ menswear
~ NO dirty, off-season (eg. summer items) or damaged clothing, please
Feel free to post any queries on the event wall or call the shop at:
See you at Uber-SWAP on Saturday January 19th for some eco-friendly fun!
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