Swishing and Swapping Your Way to a Designer Wardrobe
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Big Wardrobe, possibly the largest Swapping site online features designer clothes, including eco-fashion items like dresses by Stella McCartney. This week, Big Wardrobe is hosting the UK's National Clothes Swapping Week 2009 (as part of London Fashion Week) to promote reusing clothes, especially fabulous clothes. Honestly, the more the merrier (the bigger the better), right? If everyone joins in, thats more fashion love to go around.How Does Big Wardrobe Swapping Work?
Anyone can be a member and join in on the fun - its free to join. Once you're a member, you can search around for clothing, shoes, accessories, purses, etc. Find something you like - simply offer a swap or cash for the item. Vintage items are also available on the site and there are items for both men and women.
What is Swishing?
Swishing is the latest way to get "new" clothing by giving up a few clothing items. But we're not just talking any old, ratty tshirt, but rather swishing means trading items that are still in good condition for someone else's good condition items that they also aren't using. Swishing parties are the latest way to get a good deal - and for the entrance fee of just a few good items - you too can search through piles of clothing to get that one, perfect outfit. If you're into that sort of thing.
Members of Big Wardrobe can also join the Forums section to talk about the obvious stuff like fashion, but also to talk about meeting up and creating local swishing parties. With over 41,000 items listed to date, 1,000 new items listed each week and over 300 offers each day, you'd be hard-pressed to not find something worth bartering. :Big Wardrobe
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