Come along to Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre for their quarterly FREE sustainable fashion clothes swap pop-up event on this Saturday 20th May from 10 am to 4 pm. The clothes swap will be along from Tiger the clothes swap in the next shopping unit.
- 10am-12pm Drop off your unwanted clothes in exchange for tokens to spend later in the day.
- 1pm-4pm: Head back to our pop-up shop and discover recycled clothing gems. Simply cash in your tokens and take your fashion discoveries home. It’s the perfect way to help save the planet and update your wardrobe.
Ealing Repair Café will be on hand to offer advice and teach you how to mend your clothes at the Clothes Swap Shop from 11am-12 noon and 1pm-3pm. Bring along your mending pile for advice and they and help you get started on mending your favourite clothes. Below is some of the patches other people have completed at Ealing Repair cafe.
There is so much to learn about sustainable fashion, especially about how our choices can have a huge effect on the water, air, land, climate and people around the world. Have a look at our EalingSewnUp project focused on sustainable fashion and read this BBC article Fast fashion: How clothes are linked to climate change.
So come along to the pop-up ‘Clothes Swap Shop’ is here to help you give away your unloved clothes and find donated gems on our rails. Clothes swaps is a great way to get some fresh clothes in your wardrobe and save your old clothes being wasted.
Want to do your own clothes swap?
Clothes swaps are a great event for your community and can be done with a group of friends or community group. For more advice go to How to run your own sustainable fashion event. Our West London Waste Authority also lends out clothes rails, hangers and tokens to help setting up an event easier. See their 5 step guide to swishing (clothes swapping) for more details and contact details.
For the full details of the event, visit Ealing Broadway Clothes Swap.