April 25, Clothes Swap

Thursday 25 April 2024
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Date: April 25

Time: 18:00-20:00

Location: Edge Stadium Fred. Roeskestraat 100, 1076 EE, Amsterdam

 

Join the Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber for an engaging After Work collaboration with Edge Workspace, focused on Circular Fashion!

Do you know that the fashion industry alone is estimated to produce 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions? Welcome to this event to discover why circular fashion is vital, and experience innovative, interactive, and fun approaches to fashion! The clothes swap will offer unisex, male, and female clothes suitable for spring and office wear.

 

Event Program

  • 17:00-17:45 Drop-off is possible for the Clothes Swap Market for all participants
  • 18:00 Official event start time
  • 18:15 Welcome from Edge Workspace and the Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber
  • 18:20 Inspirational sustainable fashion presentation by Andrea Orsag
  • 18:35 Introduction about styling from a professional stylist
  • 18:40 Clothes Swap, styling advice, mingling, music, drinks and snacks
  • 20:00 End of event

 

Clothes Swap Details

  • Bring office wear suitable for spring
  • Ensure clean, quality clothes for swapping
  • Drop-off available at Edge Olympic or Edge Stadium, Monday to Friday between 08:00-18:00 until April 25
  • We encourage you to drop your clothes in advance. However, if you do not have the possibility to drop off your clothes prior to the event, you may bring them on the event day April 25, from 17:00
  • You will receive swap tickets upon dropping off items. If the item is of higher value, such as a jacket, you will be entitled to receive an additional swap ticket for your item
  • We encourage you to bring your own bag to take home your new pre-loved items
  • All unswapped clothing items will be donated to the organization “Dress for Success”

 

Keynote Speaker: Andrea Orsag, Circular Economy & Sustainability Evangelist

 

About Dress for Success

Dress for Success gives people who need it a set of appropriate and representative clothing free of charge. Dress for Success is a global organization, founded and run by volunteers, that helps low-income men and women get a free job application outfit. The mission of Dress for Success is to empower people to achieve economic independence, with a support network, professional attire, and the development of skills to function better in their work and personal lives. Click here to learn more about their work.

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