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Find new clothes at the Fashion Exchange - for free

Time for a new summer wardrobe? Free clothes, food samples and DJs are just some of things that are offered when Fashion Exchange 2014 hits Copenhagen’s city hall square

Do you have a lot of clothes and shoes you don’t use anymore? Are you ready for a new summer wardrobe?

Bring it along to Rådhuspladsen this Saturday 26 April and you will gain access to Copenhagen Fashion Festival’s ‘swapping market’.

The swapping market will give you the opportunity to get rid of all your old clothes and at the same time collect new clothes donated by other swappers, some of them even ‘ambassadors’ from the music and fashion industry.

DJs will provide electronic tunes while food made from supermarket surplus products will be available from ReGastro.

Swapping, not buying

It’s all in the spirit of sustainability, and the organizers hope that the event will make people aware of the possibilities within sustainable fashion.

”We chose the concept of a swapping market to change the way the consumer thinks about getting access to new clothes. Hopefully, it will take root in the consumer and make her consider swapping as just a good way to get new clothes as buying it in a store,” says Maya Ndiaye, project manager for Fashion Exchange 2014.

Find more information about the event in the Factbox on the top right and have a look at our guide to where to get cheap or free stuff and our guide to fashion shops on a student budget.

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