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GFX DUBAI + Fashion Revolution at RETOLD Boutique - April 22 + 28

  • RETOLD BOUTIQUE Shop 5, 9394 Avenues, Umm Suqeim Road, Dubai (map)


GLOBAL FASHION EXCHANGE is partnered FASHION REVOLUTION for the GLOBAL SWAP EVENT.

The Dubai edition of GFX is taking place at RETOLD - Dubai's only boutique for inclusive pre-owned fashion!

We want YOU to be part of the FASHION REVOLUTION! Let's work together this Fashion Revolution Week to close the loop on fashion - join us for the GFXDXB clothes swap.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

  1. Find near-new, stylish items in your closet that you’re ready to part with. Please make sure they are in good condition (not stained or damaged), and clean (washed or dry cleaned). Max 10 items can be swapped; anything extra will be donated.

  2. Purchase your ticket on Eventbrite. The nominal ticket price goes towards covering the cost of the event - please invite your friends to be part of the revolution too - this is how revolutions gain serious momentum!

  3. Drop off your items to be swapped at RETOLD any time BEFORE April 20th, the boutique's opening hours are 8am - 8pm. Please make sure you let the RETOLD team know you are delivering your items to be swapped, and show them your Eventbrite ticket.

  4. Visit the boutique any time during Fashion Revolution Week to select your new pieces from the SWAP RAILS. GFX is a GFX is a 1-to-1 swap - there are 2 categories: High Street and High End. If you bring 6 items, you can take 6. If you bring 2 High Street and 4 High End then you can select 2 High Street items and 4 High End items.

  5. Use all the social media tags and handles to spread awareness!

We will have both Women's and Men's sections!

GFX MISSION: To SAVE a million pounds of clothes from being discarded by giving them a second life.

GLOBAL FASHION EXCHANGE (GFX) is an international platform promoting sustainability in the fashion industry with inspiring forums, educational content and cultural events. Through interactive clothing swaps GFX empowers consumers to take action for a better environment while they stylishly renew their wardrobe and save hundreds of thousands of clothes from going to landfill.

FASHION REVOLUTION WEEK is a global movement calling for greater transparency, sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry. The aim is to unite the fashion industry and ignite a revolution to radically change the way our clothes are sourced, produced and purchased, so that what the world wears has been made in a safe, clean and fair way. Fashion Revolution Week is from April 23-29th and falls on the on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse, which killed 1138 people and injured many more on 24th April 2013.