Monthly Archives: February 2010

Melbourne Intern wanted- Applications closing soon…

The Melbourne Clothing Exchange has so much going on- that we need more hands to make light work! We are seeking a bright and sparkly intern for a PAID 3 MONTH INTERNSHIP.

See the home page of this Blog and the Friends Page of the website for all the details, terms and opportunities.

We have already received handfuls of resumes from prospective interns… and APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON THE 26TH FEBRUARY!!!



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Sustaining Fashion Forum Bulletin

Hello, we’re getting excited at The Clothing Exchange as in a couple of hours- our sustaining fashion forum will begin amongst the SLF Festivities. So head to the BMW Edge, Fed Sq at 2.30pm if you are keen to know more about sustainable fashion.

As you may now know, we are fortunate to have the wonderful Tiffany Treloar (from her own label of the same name) and Grace McQuilton (The social studio) joining our lively panel of experts for the ‘Sustaining Fashion’ forum 2.30pm Friday 19th Feb, BMW Edge… To learn a bit more about them check out-


Grace (left) and Tiffany

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Are you a fan of The Clothing Exchange and keen to join our friendly organisation? We have an opportunity for one 3 month intern placement in our Melbourne Office- in the wonderful old building of Curtin House. See the details below

Would you like to work for a  dynamic, green and playful organisation? APPLY NOW!

POSITION DESCRIPTION- 3 month paid Internship


Event planning and management, marketing and administration


Great interpersonal and communication skills, organised (good at multi-tasking), enthusiastic, independently motivated, efficient, entrepreneurial, inventive and highly professional.

*a Victorian drivers license for a manual vehicle is essential.


Event management experience, fashion-related experience and sustainability knowledge and experience are all a bonus. Being Apple MAC friendly is an advantage, as is having familiarity with Adobe Indesign.


This is a part time internship for 2 full days or equivalent. This will include some evenings/weekends to work our lovely events.  One day will be in the Melbourne office (in Curtin House, CBD), the other will be independent (eg at home). You will be reporting to and working alongside director Kate Luckins.

You will be provided with a MAC laptop for the duration of this internship. Payment is based on the base requirements for Australian internships.

How to apply?

Please email you resume to with a cover letter outlining why you are the ideal intern for The Clothing Exchange.


We look forward to hearing from you, with thanks

Kate and The Melbourne Team

The Melbourne Team

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FREE SWAPPING for our Blog devotees- see below for details

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As we’re so excited to be swapping again in 2010- we are giving away 5 VIP entries to our next Melbourne Clothing Exchange event. This is the swap for guys and girls at BMW Edge on the 10th February at 6.30pm.

The FIRST 5 people to view the Blog and email “VIP123” to will secure their VIP FREE ENTRY. You will be notified by email that you are the lucky one! Free passes are not transferable to alternative events.

We look forward to seeing you swapping soon!

The Clothing Exchange Team

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Sustaining Fashion Forum This February

To accompany our Sustainable Living Festival Clothing Exchange- this year we are hosting an open and friendly forum to explore sustainable and ethical fashion ideas. The panel for this event includes Cameron Neil (Fairtrade), Emer Divney (Ethical Clothing Australia) and Sue Thomas (RMIT University, Architecture and Design). Kate Luckins (The ClothingExchange) will be hosting the event. All the details are available on our website and the invitation here can be mailed around to all your pals, colleagues to your networks. We look forward to hearing our views and having all questions answered! CX_100219_Sustaining Fashion Forum Invite

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