Sometimes a person needs a dramatic occasion to shake them from their daily routine.
My daily routine no longer listed writing.
Writing, I thought, was in the past. And not necessarily by choice, but like any “hobby” or non-work job, my writing practice began fading away when faced with long drives home in traffic and working in other fields.
I needed a change.
I got one.
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For those of you wondering, a clothing swap is when you get a group of friends with similar, yet tastefully different styles together to trade out clothes they no longer want.
I am not a party thrower. Growing up, I hated parties, I hated having big birthdays, and I definitely got stressed out over the thought of people coming over to my home.
Even though I’m still that way, somewhat, I have come to realize that in order to build a community and do things I love, I’m going to have to suck it up and throw an event from time to time.
So, to celebrate my love of hand me downs and shopping, I decided to host a clothing swap.
For those of you wondering, a clothing swap is when you get a group of friends with similar, yet tastefully different, styles together to trade out clothes they no longer want. Essentially, you make a pop-up, currency-free Plato’s Closet (but without the disappointing clothing rejection).
Sound like fun? Well if you love clothes like me, here’s how you make it happen.
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