Your wardrobe might be filled with accessories and designer dresses that don’t fit you anymore. You might also be thinking about how to get rid of your new stilettos that hurt your feet s much.
Well, clothing swapping is the best way to replace your old clothes with new ones, that too without spending a penny more on them. You can arrange clothing swap party and invite your girlfriends who are looking for the similar occasion to get rid of their things.
Such parties give you an opportunity to exchange your old but usable clothes and accessories with the other invitees. Not only is it a great way to connect with people with similar tastes in fashion, it is also a nice way to upgrade your wardrobe for free.
The good news is that there are some online fashion stores that allow men and women to swap clothes. All you need to do is, visit their website, and upload the picture of the items you want to swap. All the swappers who like the item will bid on it, and you can exchange it with the person that has something better to offer to you.
Tips to get clothing – swap party started on your own:-
Select the invitees
Make a list of people who you want to invite to your clothing – swap party. You could invite around 10 of your girlfriends with their all new or gently worn, in good condition, washed and pressed clothes. Make sure you select your invitees keeping their age and dressing style in mind. Even if they dress differently, there is no harm in trying new thing out.
Choosing an appropriate venue for a clothing swap party is very important. Make sure you get a place where all your guests can fit in comfortably. The place that you choose must have enough mirrors for the guests to try on cloths before they swap. The venue should be big enough for everybody to relax and enjoy the party.
Try not to make the clothes swap party a formal gathering. You could get refreshments, hot or cold beverages and some music for your guests, to ensure they have a great time.
Once you have the list of guest, venue and refreshments in place, you need to focus on how to make your party a success and win-win situation for all. Here are some tips that will help you to survive and manage clothing swap party:-
Limit the items
Limit the items to five, as this will allow you to have much saner swap and there won’t be too many leftovers.
You could also include accessories, as one size does not fit all.
Make sure you invite friends with who you want to swap clothes or other accessories, preferably somebody who loves to shop around every month, and has a great taste in fashion.
There are chances that some of your uninvited guests may show up, just to get rid of their unwanted stuffs. Thus, keep your event and venue as discreet as you can.
Clothing swap parties can be a great success if you host it properly. Make sure that you make the best out of it.