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Mega Clothing Swap (June 8 2019)

“Waste is a resource in the wrong place”

Please note system for joining the clothes swaps has changed. You must book ticket via peatix and you can pay in advance (¥2000) or pay at the door (¥2500). Money raised will go to a charity annouced at a later date. Cancellations are fine but please note we will not be offering refunds but you can let us know and give your spot to a friend.

The link to sign up is here:

So let's get together, have a glass of wine or two and celebrate the seasons.

Charity for June swap will be TELL Japan- - Service dedicated to offering effective support and helping Japan's international community.


Happy to announce that Victoria Close of Biku Designs and Alex Morrow of Turquoise Port will be speakers at the June 2019 swap.

Victoria Close is a long-term resident of Japan who transitioned from working at an international School to founding the jewellery brand Bikudesigns while on maternity leave. Victoria’s brand repurposes vintage kimono into comfortable, one-of-a-kind accessories for a bold colour-pop.

Alex Morrow started her career in banking and transitioned through many countries and careers until landing in Japan just over 2 years ago. She is the founder of Turquoise Port, a curated homewares and accessories brand focusing on artisan-made objects. Together, Alex and Victoria developed Moonsoil, a partnership to teach business tools to small business owners in Tokyo.

At the end of the meeting there will be a raffle draw of two Y5000 Turquoise Port vouchers and three Y2000 Bikudesigns vouchers.

Get two drinks as part of the entry
up to 150 people
Official kid's corner
Men's clothing corner!
(We are still a women-only and lady-identifying event, but we've decided to open space for masculine wear.)

Join Sarah for the final swap at our regular location for a big beautiful Clothes swap

Where we bring the goods we no longer want or need, and take the goods we love.
Where we recycle and repurpose.
All Shapes and Sizes welcome! The more diversity the better the swapping!
BRING as much or as little as you want.
TAKE as much or as little as you want.
Bring nothing, take nothing, just join to have fun.
This is an adult event but if your kids absolutely must attend - bring them along.

Date: Saturday June 8th, 2019
Time: 14:00-17:00
Place: Roppongi rea
Registration starts at 13:30, Swap starts at 14:00

Cost per swapper: ¥2,000  when paying in advance, ¥2,500 when paying at the door.
(Covers takubin charges and wine to send the remaining clothes to a partner organization where they will be either resold or recycled)

We are carrying over the remainder of the last swap for drinks.
Bubbles and light nibbles included
We have clothes rails and full-length mirrors and will have tables set up to lay the clothes on.
You don't have to bring any clothes. Or take any clothes. All welcome with cover charge.

Sign up soon - this is proving to be a very popular event!

We will have a recycle BIN for your old and damaged clothes - that’s right - those yellow armpits, moth-eaten or bobbly clothes we can now deal with thanks to our new partner.
So go ahead and fill a bag named “Gomi” or "waste in the wrong place.”

Let’s see how much we can keep out of landfill.

Later Event: September 1
yoURban Retreat