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PARKing Day 2010

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5 Years of swapping with the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival!

Come and celebrate with us tonight as we swap for the fifth time

during Melbourne’s finest fashion festivities!

6.30pm check-in, 7.00pm swap

@ BMW Edge, Federations Square, Melbourne , Admission $20

P. S  This is our last swap at Fed sq until Spring 2010, but we’ll be popping up at a new venue in May

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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-

http://www.tiffanytreloar.com.au/

and

http://www.thesocialstudio.org/

Grace (left) and Tiffany

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Sustainable Living Festival

To kick start the 2010 swapping year, the Melbourne Team is putting on quite the show! Not only will they be holding a fabulous swapping event for the guys and girls as part of the Sustainable Living Festival on Wednesday 10th February from 6.30 at BMW Edge Federation Square (tix $20 book online),  but The Clothing Exchange will also be hosting a forum on Sustainable Fashion as part of the Sustainable Living Festival, lead by our very own Kate Luckins! This fashion forum will feature some of Australia’s leading ethical and sustainable fashion experts including Cameron Neil and Emer Diveney. They will be discussing the darker side of fashion, including fair trade, sweat shop labour and issues surrounding sustainable textiles. There will also be some handy tips on how to reduce your fashion footprints. And best of all this forum is free, to be held at BMW Edge Federation Square on Friday 19th February.

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Buy Nothing Day

Tomorrow 28th November is Buy Nothing Day where everyone is encouraged to stop consuming and focus on the better things in life. It was started in 1992 in Vancouver by Adbusters as a way of protesting against consumerism that can run rampant in our society, it is now a worldwide event.

Special events have been organised in Sydney and Melbourne, so go along and support this worthwhile form of activism, as for every dollar you spend is your vote for what exists in this world.

And remember Swap don’t Shop.

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Imagine a giant fashion store where everything is free…

exchange begins SM

Well you can – The Clothing Exchange is supporting Exchange for Change in Melbourne on Saturday 26th September at 11am at Federation Square, and in Sydney on Tuesday 29th September at 6.30 at 10a Fitzroy PL, Surry Hills.

25% of each ticket sold will be donated directly to Oxfam.

So jump online and book your tickets for these exciting events, and be sure to check out the facebook event pages aswell
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