Learn How To Extend the Lifetime of Your Wardrobe
Electrolux, Houdini and Make it last invite you to a Care & Repair event and Fashion Flea Market at The Stockholm Act festival on August 24-25, focusing on sustainability and clothing care.
The key to making the contents of our wardrobes last, is to care for it. If we all did, we wouldn’t be throwing away two thirds of our clothes and replacing them with new ones, wasting both money and planetary resources.
Home appliances manufacturer Electrolux wants to inspire a change where we together reduce this waste. As an official partner of The Stockholm Act – a festival for sustainable development held on August 21-27 in Stockholm, Sweden – they’ve teamed up with sustainability advocates Houdini Sportswear and Make it last, hosting a Care & Repair event and Fashion Flea Market at The Nordic Museum on August 24-25.
At the Care & Repair event, Electrolux is going to give you the chance of having your most beloved garments gently washed, dried and steamed. This while informing you on the importance of clothing care – and what difference it makes for both the environment and ourselves. Houdini will join them on Friday 25th, offering a repair and remake service to complete the experience.
Make it last is curating an exclusive Fashion Flea Market with hand picked, pre-owned pieces collected from some of Sweden’s most renowned stylists and models. We will also give you our guidance on how to achieve a timeless wardrobe, and to that offer a “swopping service” with a choice of three different garments that you can swop with an equivalent of your own – a smart and cost-free way of updating ones clothing collection.
Representatives from Electrolux and Make it last will be speaking at the opening on Thursday 24th at 12 pm, together with Pauline Ström Gunnér of the Swedish Fashion Council. We hope to see you – and your favorite garments – there!
Care & Repair + Fashion Flea Market
Location The Nordic Museum (Nordiska Museet), Djurgårdsvägen 6-17, Stockholm
Date Thursday August 24 & Friday August 25
Time 11 am – 5 pm
Admission FREE: This only applies to this Event and the Stockholm Act spaces (not The Nordic Museum exhibitions).
Let the reception know you’re there for the event, and you’ll be granted free access!
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