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Diary of a Frugalista: Stamped Denim

Diary of a Frugalista: Stamped Denim

When it is gloomy and rainy outside, it is the perfect time to stay at home and start some DIY projects! Today I will show a sequel of my  Bleached Denim post. Let’s stamp! My inspiration was these bleached-n-painted jeans shorts. I loved the idea of combining a bold black and white design with the(…)

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Behind the scenes of The SWAP Team’s Spring/Summer 2012Look Book Photoshoot

By Flora Law At The SWAP Team we have been super super busy making preparations to bring you the most fashion-tastic swap event on July 28th and 29th at the Place des Arts Montreal! We have been cooking up some pretty amazing stuff and pulled off quite a few great looks from the various swapped items from(…)

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Snapshot: Secondhand Clothing Market in Amsterdam

Snapshot: Secondhand Clothing Market in Amsterdam

by Allison Gryski On Monday mornings in Amsterdam, the Noordermarkt has numerous stalls of secondhand clothing.  The popular display method seems to be heaps of clothing (or shoes) laid out on tarps or tables.  It’s bustling with people digging through these piles of clothes, looking for a stylish bargain. The Dutch people are said to(…)

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The Sustainable Closet: 10 Reasons to be Suspicious of "Eco-Friendly" Fabrics

by Allison Gryski Part of the S.W.A.P. Team’s mission is to promote eco-friendly clothing consumption. Finding clothing produced with a lower environmental impact is not an easy task, however. Products are called “green” and “organic” and “eco-friendly” as a means of selling them, not as a means to inform the consumer. Looking to profit from(…)

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