Posts made in April, 2010

The Swap Sheet: May 2010

The Swap Sheet: May 2010

We weren’t kidding about word getting out and spreading like wildfire about our addiction to clothing swaps: since last month, The Swapaholics have been featured in US News & World Report, USA Today, and The Boston Globe. (Can you say surreal?) The exposure for the joy of swapping before shopping makes us giggle with glee, and has resulted in the biggest Swap Sheet yet: over 30 swaps...

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Beauty Swap Recap

Beauty Swap Recap

Despite the rain and the relatively new concept of swapping beauty products, about 20 fabulously fearless Swapaholics showed up last night for our first-ever Beauty Swap & Bag Party at 1154 Lill on Newbury Street in Boston. There were new-to-us free beauty products from brands like Chanel, Fresh, Kiehl’s, L’Occitane, Origins, Clarins, Tarte, and too many more to name...

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Closet Raid for Charity

Closet Raid for Charity

Wouldn’t it be a Swapaholic’s dream come true to shop the closets of the most stylish women in town? Well, while it’s not technically a swap, we’re psyched about this fabulous event going on tomorrow in Boston, since Amy & I love anything that involves “gently worn” designer clothing and charitable giving. Inspired by local celebrity castoff consignment...

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Swaplight: ThredUP & ThredUP Kids

Swaplight: ThredUP & ThredUP Kids

In the Swaplight today, as promised in last week’s April Swap Sheet, is the new invite-only online swap site ThredUP.com and their newest brainchild, ThredUP Kids. We love thredUP because they’re awesome peeps who totally get the joy of swapping before shopping — and their adorable marketing director, Karen Fein, was a blast to hang out with at our swap for CBS. Check Karen out,...

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Swap for CBS

Swap for CBS

Here’s Melissa and I, toasting our ability to wrangle a last-minute clothing swap with some fabulous ladies and turn Melissa’s house into a swap-tique to film a nationally syndicated segment with CBS last Tuesday. Nice way to kick off a new website. We are SO excited! Swaps just aren’t the same without puppies. Dante and Syd fight for my attention. Above, (L to R) Julie...

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