SNOBSWAP & Dewdrop to Host “Swap In the City” Charity Swap Party & Fashion Show May 9
Luxury consignment website teams with style swap producer to benefit Becky’s Fund during celebration of fashion start-ups
Washington, DC April 16, 2013— SNOBSWAP & Dewdrop are delighted to announce Swap In the City charity swap party and fashion show on Thursday, May 9th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at tech hub 1776. The dynamic duo invites fashion enthusiasts to swap designer clothing and accessories and enjoy a fashion-focused event to help end domestic violence.
Swap In the City will rally DC’s emerging fashion giants for a fun-filled evening of social shopping and style sneak peaks. Attendees dropping off their luxury swaps will be greeted with complimentary cocktails and treats, a wealth of style tips from local experts, and have the opportunity to meet the wave of style savvy startup founders shaping DC’s fashion future. With music from DJ Kryogen and Comcast Sports’ Julie Donaldson as hostess, the soiree will offer a glimpse of ready-to-wear looks by D’Milikah while the top designer swap items will be modeled down the runway by CapFABB bloggers. Closing the night with a high-end clothing swap, event-goers will walk away with coveted, designer goods for a noble cause. All unswapped items will be donated to the Goodwill of Greater Washington and a portion of the event ticket proceeds will benefit Becky’s Fund, a non-profit that aims to foster awareness, encourage advocacy, promote activism and create support for victims of domestic violence.
“We are thrilled to bring together the most stylish ladies in the city for a fun night of retail therapy and recycling high fashion. This is also a great event to meet DC’s top talent in the fashion and tech space,” says SNOBSWAP Co-founder Elise Whang. “We cannot wait to spotlight them all at Swap In the City, and offer shopping and swapping for such a worthwhile cause,” adds Kristine Thomas, founder of Dewdrop.
SNOBSWAP is a DC-based fashion tech startup that allows fashion lovers to update their wardrobes through an online marketplace. Members can swap and shop for pre-loved designer goods or sell items from their own closet. The site is also an online destination for shopping the best consignment boutiques across the nation 24/7.
Dewdrop is a DC-based producer of fashion events. The company specializes in clothing swaps, where stylish locals gather in a fun environment and swap clothes, promoting sustainable living through fashion. Their accompanying style blog, www.dewdropdc.com, aims to bring high fashion to readers in an affordable and accessible way.
Their partnership is a momentous occasion for both brands and the foreshadowing of great things to come for the local fashion scene. SNOBSWAP and Dewdrop welcome Washingtonians to come seize spring in style at the must-attend of event season, Swap In the City.
To purchase discounted tickets for Swap In the City visit www.swapinthecityDC.eventbrite.com.