Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Dallas Area Swap?

Tina and I are thinking of setting up a Dallas clothing, accessories and shoe swap for the ladies. We are aiming for FREE because we think charging goes against the principal of a swap.

You bring gently used items and you trade with other girls. It's not set in stone yet, but we would probably use a "ticket and take turns" system for the first few rounds (You get a ticket for each item you donate to the swap, we take turns selecting items). After that, the leftover items will be sort of free for the taking (but be fair! No grabbing everything to sell to Buffalo Exchange!). Items left after that will be given to Goodwill.

If you are interested, please comment, (or email) and let me know your dress, pant, blouse and shoe size (I know it varies, but for instance, I tend to be a 4/6 or a small/medium in MOST things) so we can get a feel for the numbers!~ Also, if you have feedback somewhere (ebay, etsy, make-up alley), let me know so we can add that to your info. We don't want anyone to get left out, but we do want to try and screen just a bit.


michelle said...

Are you kidding me?! I wanted to do a similar thing at my house when/if we move there! But just have some friends over. I think its a great idea, and would totally come if I was there!

Tina said...

I'm getting ready to post this on my blog, but I thought I would leave a comment here too with my sizes. That way if any of you aren't as slim as Erin or are maybe a little shy about admitting "the number" you won't be intimidated to post. If I can do it, so can you! :)

I'm a plus size, very curvy girl. And my sizes are all over the place. I wear an XL or an XXL or a 1X. And in the numbers game, I am anywhere from a generous 14W to 18W, or even up to a 20 in non plus sizes. Oh and an 8 in shoes. We can't forget the shoes!!!

But like most women whose weight changes, I have items in my closet from 10-20 that I am considering bringing to the swap.

So now that those numbers are out there, don't be shy. Or if you are shy, please feel free to email the info.

BAM said...

I think this is a fun idea.

I'm usually a small on top and somewhere between 4-8 on bottom.

Shoes are 7.5-8

Jewelry/purses/fun accessories: ANY SIZE


Jez In Dallas said...

I think this is a great idea and would love to attend, depending on what day it was! I don't comment much on blogs, but I've been reading yours for nearly a year now, I think.

I am about a size 10/12 on bottom and maybe a 8/10 on top. Usually M-XL depending on the brand. A lot of the clothes I'd be getting rid of are smaller, though. I wear a size 7 1/2 or 8 in shoes.

Also, purses, jewelry, belts, etc! Lots of stuff.

I also have two roommates that have quite a number of things to get rid of that might also want to get rid of some things if that would be alright. They have clothes ranging from 4-8 and 8-12.

bobbye said...

Tops: extra small, or small
Bottoms: range from a 2 to a 6 depending on fit
Shoes: 5 1/2 to 6
slight obsession with accessories

Maria said...

I'm in! I'm a 6-8 in bottoms, small/medium in tops.
And a 7.5-8 in shoes.