when: august 22, 2012 from 6P – 8:30P
where: katra lounge, 217 bowery st, ny ny
what: bring clean, gently used plus size clothing (size 10+) and shoes to swap for “new to you” items
why: because it’s fun, it’s good for the earth to recycle, and all remaining donated items will be given to Women in Need, an organization that focuses on helping disadvantaged women and families
early bird tickets are priced at $10, and they are going fast so be sure to get yours! we expect a big crowd at this swap, so hang onto your pants! tickets will be $15 at the door, so save that $5 and get your ticket now!
don’t forget to hashtag all of your tweets and instagram photos #NYCPlusSizeSwap for the chance to win a special prize.
examples of items to swap include:
- tops, blouses and tunics
- dresses and skirts
- pants and slacks
- shoes, sandals, heels & boots
we’ll also be partnering with madison plus, who has signed on to donate items for the swap from their showroom. pop up plus is also a partner, and they will be selling on-trend designer clothes for sizes 14 and up. eddy & bri will be offering discounted items for sale, and they will donate a portion of the proceeds to Women in Need. bela creations will be selling jewelry during the event, and eryn stutts of dimestore diamond and ugly food tastes better will be on hand, as well. photographer carrie lou of shots by carrie lou will be on site to capture the event.
don’t forget to have your photo taken and then upload it straight to Facebook, Instagram and Google+ form the event! #NYCPlusSizeSwap is the hashtag to use.
i am so excited about this swap! and i cannot wait to see you there!