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STYLE SWAP Charleston Feb 23, 2012

Date: Thursday, February 23
Time: 7-9pm
Location: Michael Mitchell Gallery
438 King Street/ Downtown Charleston

“Fashionista Style in Recessionista Times”

Hey Recessionistas - Ever wanted to raid the closets of Charleston's most fashionable women? If you want to look good without feeling the pinch on your pocketbook, come to Charleston’s ultra stylish, eco-chic  STYLE SWAP, presented by Lowcountry Plastic Surgery and hosted by  Wilmington’s “Style Girl” Jess James and Katie Kern of Circa PR. 


* Win Sponsored "swap" outfits + fabulous prizes from your favorite boutiques and emerging designers
* Shop (before you swap) The Handmade Market featuring Harper Jewelry (Chapel Hill), latest styles from Fashion Designers Emily Bargeron of Mamie Ruth (Savannah) and Leigh Waters of Lew Greene (Clinton, NC); Pre-Loved from Ensemble Boutique and Style Girl Collection; and the latest season essentials from House of Sage and Monkee’s of Daniel Island
*Mini-Makeovers, Massages, Wine & Bubbly
* Networking with Charleston’s stylemavens including Co-Emcee Chassity Evans of Look Linger Love
* “Best Street Style” wins a new look + feature in FASHION FIX and Look Linger Love 
* Sweet Treats from Cupcake and Wildflour Pastry

Fashionable (designer + vintage) items that have been hibernating in your closet.
1 gently worn item (on hanger) + 1 accessory

Style Swap raises awareness and support for ART FOR CHARITY, an annual Michael Mitchell event featuring original work from more than 30 regional artists.  Proceeds from ART FOR CHARITY events throughout the month will benefit Crisis Ministries, Komen Lowcountry, Roper St. Francis Ryan White Program, Charleston Waterkeeper, Friends of MUSC Children’s Hospital, MUSC Hollings Cancer Center. All proceeds from raffle prizes and sponsored swap outfits will be donated to ART FOR CHARITY.

$15 online: Click HERE to get yours NOW! /  $25 cash at the door

The first 25 women to purchase tickets online receive VIP Swapping Status (aka: you get to shop 10 minutes before everyone else) + first 50 will receive exclusive gift bags filled with goodies courtesy of Cos Bar!

Email styleswapinfo@gmail.com or Katie.circapr@gmail.com 

SHOP our Sponsors 

SHOP Handmade Market:

SHOP Pre-Loved:

SHOP New Season Essentials: 


For the past five years, Wilmington, NC-based Style Girl Jess James has hosted a few dozen “Style Swaps,” inviting women to comb through their closets and select one gently worn, still stylish item and one accessory to swap.

Given these eco-minded (re-use), and recession era (reduce) times, these Style Swap events have proven again and again to be just what women of all ages and styles are seeking - a night of economizing and socializing in the spirit of great style. Jess is now hosting Style Swaps in Wilmington, Raleigh, Charleston and Columbia generating buzz throughout the Southeast - and come February 23, she is bringing Style Swap back to Charleston for the sixth Style Swap with the help of PR guru Katie Kern of Circa PR.

44 Blue Production Development Manager Arielle Worona is flying in from LA to attend Style Swap Charleston to experience one of Jess James's Style Swaps firsthand to determine if the concept may work as 44 Blue's next style-based reality TV show. 44 Blue's "House of Consignment "reality show based on Chicago-based fashionista Corri McFadden's online high-end consignment business Edrop-off will air on VH1 this Spring.

"It's exciting to think about. If the show were to get picked up, 44 Blue has expressed interest in concentrating the Style Swaps in the South so Charleston would definitely have a big presence." 
- Jess James