I’m headed to NYC next weekend for the Ethical Writers Coalition Fall Style Swap. That means I get to meet a crew of my fellow writers. I’m stoked about the event and even more stoked for my readers in the Manhattan area – because you can join us! The Style Swap is one of the EWC’s signature events. If you’re ready to retire a few fall pieces from your wardrobe – bring ’em. They’re your access pass into stylish manhattanites’ closets. The swap is equal parts sartorial and sustainable.
Here’s the event lowdown:
Join Zady and the Ethical Writers Coalition for sparkling wine, music, and secondhand shopping. The first 50 guests will take their finds home with them in a Zady tote bag along with a special discount packet from our favorite sustainable brands!
Saturday, October 3rd 1-4 p.m.
246 Union Ave
Brooklyn, NY, 11211
(Off the G, J, M, & L trains)
Drop off 5-10 gently used fall fashion items (clothing, shoes or accessories) at 1 p.m., head downstairs for cocktails while we organize everything until 2 p.m. when the swap officially begins.
Score $10 early-bird tickets until September 20 and $15 general tickets until October 3. Plus, there will be swag bags for the first 50 guests.
*Space is limited.
NYC-based EWC members of course! Come meet them. They rock. Check out their sites here:
- Sustaining Life
- Kamea World
- The Note Passer
- This I Wear
- Past Fashion Future
- Joie De Vivre
- My Kind Closet
- Sparkle Kitchen
Sponsors (Trust me, these are worth a read)
Zady is re-envisioning the future of fashion by creating apparel with the highest of standards and a completely transparent supply chain. Similar to what the slow food movement did to the food industry, we are doing this for the clothing industry. The Essentials Collection is where we put action to our words by providing high quality pieces that are made with the highest environmental and ethical standards.
Directed by Andrew Morgan, The True Cost documentary is a groundbreaking film that exposes the global impact of the fast fashion industry. It is about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. Through the documentary, Morgan asks the question, who really pays the price for our clothing?
Based in Brooklyn, NY, Susty Party creates disposable tableware that is compostable yet colorful, highly-functional, party-ready, and responsibly made in partnership with non-profit factories who employ and empower the visually impaired community. All Susty Party products are made from renewable or sustainably harvested materials, and made in North America!
The Base Project is a socially-motivated fashion brand building a bridge between artisans in the developing world and the US fashion market. Through our fashion products we create jobs and invest in community development projects.
Owls Brew was founded by Jennie Ripps and Maria Littlefield, two tea-drinking boozers (always in moderation) on a quest for a sipper that was lighter, fresher, and funner than the regular bar-fare. Owl’s Brew is fresh brewed in Vermont from all-natural whole tea leaves, fruits, spices and herbs with no added or artificial flavors.