Please join Swap Society x The Riveter for the Global Swap Event Los Angeles during Fashion Revolution Week. Swap, sip, nosh, get styled and get inspired! There will be a clothing swap with complimentary personal styling sessions, a panel discussion on sustainable fashion, and a short film screening of River Blue and Remake’s newly released Made in Mexico. This event is in partnership with Fashion Revolution USA and Global Fashion Exchange, in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Action Campaign.

Date: Sunday April 28, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: The Riveter West LA 2236 S Barrington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90064

Schedule of Events:

  • 2:00-3:00 pm: Check-in, drop off your clothes, fill out your personal styling questionnaire, film screening
  • 3:00-4:00 pm: Panel discussion on sustainable fashion
  • 4:00-6:00 pm: Clothing swap and get styled!

Ticket price: $20 advance purchase, $25 at the door. This event is free for LUXE members. Not a LUXE member yet? Memberships cost $12-$19 and include lots of perks including free shipping both ways and up to 200 bonus points. Upgrade now.

Featured speakers include:


Enjoy an afternoon of fashion inspiration and swapping your wardrobe! Plus visit our Eco-Influencer Style Lounge for complimentary personal-styling by Sonia Kessler and Naomi Goez.
Special thanks to our sponsor Happy Isles Salon.

Space is limited, so RSVP today!


HOW OUR SWAP EVENTS WORK


When we swap offline, it's always with a unique Swap Society twist. We use our points system at clothing swap events too, so you get equal value for what you bring in. Plus, any leftover points can be used on our site later.

Bring 5* items to swap and get equal value for your clothes! We will carefully inspect your items, and our proprietary algorithm will assign a point value to each accepted item. You can “spend” your points on new-to-you items at the swap. Points are how we keep things fair and make sure that you get equal value for what you bring in. Points are based on a few key metrics including desirability, seasonality, condition, inventory and retail value. 


WHAT WE ACCEPT**

Women's clothes, handbags, shoes and fashion jewelry (a.k.a. costume jewelryno fine jewelry.)

WHAT WE DO NOT ACCEPT
For health and safety reasons we do not accept Women's swimwear, panties or hosiery.​​​​​​

*If you want to swap more than 5 items, you are welcome to drop them off to Swap Society at the event for use on swapsociety.co later.
**Our events run a little differently than our regular online service. You can swap shoes and handbags at our events. There's no per-item fee, and you can spend your points freely without any point range limits. Please note that items brought to our swap events are not returnable.


ABOUT FASHION REVOLUTION

Fashion Revolution Week 2019 marks the 6th year of Fashion Revolution, the world’s largest fashion activism movement founded to radically change the way our clothes are sourced, produced and purchased. The campaign will run from April 22-28 in more than 100 countries, and will challenge more people than ever before to demand systemic reform of the fashion industry.  

JOIN THE FASHION REVOLUTION
We love fashion. But we don’t want our clothes to exploit people or destroy our planet. We demand radical, revolutionary change. We believe that positive change can happen if we all think differently about fashion and demand better. We want a cleaner, safer, fairer, more transparent and more accountable fashion and textiles industry. We want fashion to become a force for good. We believe in an industry that values people, the environment, creativity and profit in equal measure. Join the movement, ask brands #whomademyclothes?

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SWAP SOCIETY IS PROUD TO PARTNER WITH GFX

GLOBAL FASHION EXCHANGE (GFX) is an international platform promoting sustainability in the fashion industry with inspiring forums, educational content and cultural events. Through interactive clothing swaps, GFX empowers consumers to take action for a better environment while they stylishly renew their wardrobe and save hundreds of thousands of clothes from being discarded.

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ECO-INFLUENCER STYLE LOUNGE

Take your swapping experience to the next level and get styled by some of our favorite eco-stylists!

Naomi Goez is an eco advocate who promotes her conscious consumerism values through a strong social media presence and immersion in the sustainability community. She is also a Product Specialist at Centric Brands, under the Joe’s Jeans and BCBG Denim umbrellas. Naomi has a BA in International Manufacturing and Product Development from FIDM. @CallMeNaomiG

Sonia Kessler is originally from Paris, France and is the Content Creator and Personal Shopper behind the sustainable fashion platform Native Styling. She loves working with brands through her Instagram account @native.styling and currently serves her clients as a Moda Operandi Stylist.


ABOUT THE RIVETER

The Riveter — a female forward workspace and community designed for business and impact. Built by women but for everyone, The Riveter is a home and acts as a catalyst for success. Its bold, collaborative spaces give you the latitude to think big. Cultivate your skills and share your expertise, grow your networks, experience or host events, and fuel your mind, body and soul. It is not a private social club, but welcome men and allies into its membership and community. The Riveter is the platform where the trail of shattered glass shines brighter every day.

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ABOUT HAPPY ISLES

Happy Isles is LA's premiere by-appointment vintage destination for wedding wardrobe & dress up parties. Located in the heart of Hollywood, their lux collection offers one-of-a-kind pieces from the 1930's to the early 2000's. They collect with a focus on designer labels and an eye towards exquisite condition, spirit, and modern wearability. The salon caters to all of life's special occasions with a particular affinity for all things bridal! Come for a satisfying range of vintage wedding dresses, fabulous party frocks, black tie gowns, and statement pieces.

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