Clothes Swap & Interactive Workshops with the T-REX Project at the Fashion for Good museum

Join us at the Fashion for Good museum on 7 May to find your perfect outfit by swapping your pre-loved items and participate in interactive workshops from our partners Aalto University.
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A garment’s life is a journey, and each has its own story. Break the fast fashion cycle and reduce the industry’s negative impact on the planet by shopping and swapping your next look instead!

For the next edition of Fashion for Good’s Clothes Swap, they are joining forces with the T-REX Project and Aalto University, who will be hosting two interactive workshops that invite you to reflect on personal meanings and challenges through experiences of your own clothes. There will also be an opportunity to explore upcycling and recycling by creating your own story tags for used garments, where you can learn about different options available for garments you no longer wear.

About the workshops:

Workshop 1: What makes clothes meaningful to you?

Engage in a collective writing and drawing activity to explore the personal significance of clothing. Respond to prompts on a second-hand shirt laid flat and participate in conversations that uncover deeper meanings and challenges associated with clothes. The workshop is led by designer-researcher Kasia Gorniak from Aalto University.

Workshop 2: Actionable Stories – Why do I upcycle/recycle? 

This activity focuses on the end (and a new beginning) of the garment story. Explore the concept of upcycling and recycling as you handpick different end-of-life garments and share your thoughts with others on how to create a new beginning for the garment by creating your own story-tags. The workshop is led by doctoral researcher Elina Lewe and designer/research associate Jamila Juzer Siamwalla from Aalto University.

Learn more and book your spot


This is an official World Circular Economy Forum Side Event.

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