Make it last Market Launches Today at Vestiaire Collective
As longtime friends of Make it last already know, we’ve been hosting local fashion fleas in Stockholm since six years back. The first one, in the early fall in 2014, was spontaneous; we invited fashion insider friends to sell with us, and asked some of our favorite brands to contribute with samples that we could sell too. The response was overwhelming, with people queuing up hours before we opened.
We loved pre-owned fashion before, but this event made us aware of what a true force it is. It reminded us of the simple and beautiful fact that we really do not need to buy everything new–it’s even more inspiring to find unique garments that are pre-owned.
And as the field of sustainable fashion has developed since then, both when it comes to research and practices within the industry, it’s now an established fact that the single best thing you can do as an individual when it comes to approaching fashion more sustainably is to really consider your investments–and prolong the lifetime of our clothes.
And already at our launch six years ago, we were huge fans of Vestiaire Collective. Not only did they provide rare, desirable inventory that lovers of vintage and pre-owned fashion could only dream of before. They also stood out by offering quality control, so that buyers would be sure to get what they ordered–in neat packaging elevating the experience further–and considering the seemingly small but significant things like making sure images of every item were of high quality, and curating the content in accordance with the community of fashion lovers’ interests. If anyone thought pre-owned fashion was ’not for them’, Vestiaire Collective proved them wrong. Today, it’s a global platform with a wonderfully engaged community of over 9 million members across 90 countries (!).
So, let’s keep buying unique pieces from each others wardrobe and extend the lifespan of our garment through resale and reuse. It really is a wonderful way of contributing to the circular economy of fashion–the future.
Join the Make it last Fashion Flea on Vestiaire Collective. Live from Friday 29 May at 10 CEST on Vestiaire Collective. Join Vestiaire Collective here.
And hey, we’ve prepared a nice treat for our readers shopping on the Vestiaire Collective app for the first time!
• WELCOMEMAKEITLASTSE: 200 SEK off 1500 SEK (when shopping from Sweden)
• WELCOMEMAKEITLASTDK: 150 DKK off 1000 DKK (when shopping from Denmark)
• valid until end of June
• 1 time per client
• First time app orders only
List of participating sellers: Make It Last, Stephanie Broek, Hanna Stefansson, Lisa Olsson, Sania Claus Demina, Hanna MW, Brittany Bathgate, Celine Aagaard, Marie Hindkaer, Wasima Ayad, Columbine Smille, Mikaela Hållén, Chanelle Törnqvist, Ellen Dixdotter, Nhu Duong, Maria van Nguyen and Jonna Bergh.
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