Are you curious to discover sustainable hotspots in Amsterdam? Then next weekend is thé perfect time to do so! To celebrate our launch in Amsterdam, COSH! Is organizing a lot of fun events and workshops at COSH! Stores you can visit all over the city. Want to dive deeper into sustainable fashion during Fashion Revolution Week? Then we have some cool events for you to visit whilst on your sustainable shopping trip!
Denim Days Festival
At Denim City in De Hallen you can visit a vibrant denim market with workshops, famous denim brands, new innovations and exhibitions. Learn more about the environmental impact of denim and get inspired by the cool, new techniques to make sustainable jeans.
Address: Hannie Dankbaar Passage, De Hallen, Amsterdam-West
Workshop on body acceptance and self love
Are you in need of a calm moment? Join the guided meditation about body acceptance and slowing down at Nina V. in Amsterdam West. It's the start of the swimsuit season and we already feel the pressure of looking like our best version. Meditation can help to release this pressure and refocus on self acceptance, connection and happiness.
At the store, you can also discover the collection of the circular brand Overall Office. This brand is originally from Czech Republic and is now testing their products in Amsterdam thanks to COSH!
Address: Jan Pieter Heijestraat 153, Amsterdam-West
Have you always wanted to learn how to repair your clothes? At Sewing Café De Steek you can pop in with 'old' clothes and create something yourself! Use the sewing machines and ask questions to owner Natalie.
On Friday April 22th, from 14-16H30, you can join a workshop about darning. This is a creative way to repair your clothes. Learn tips and tricks and become a repair queen thanks to Nathalie’s expertise!
Address: Van der Hoopstraat 70HS, Amsterdam-West
Who’s ready for a transformation? Swap your old clothes qt The Swapshop on the Haarlemmerdijk for a mini make-over with a hairdresser and a stylist who will give a styling session with clothes you can take home. Browse through the clothes at The Swapshop, get advice from the stylist and leave the place feeling brand new! Don’t need a make-over? Of course you can also swap clothes like usual!
Address: Haarlemmerdijk 89, Amsterdam-Centrum
Apple leather exhibition
At MYoMY you can discover an exhibition in-store about the innovative materials the brand uses. Did you know they create bags from apple leather? This material is a perfect alternative for animal leather. Learn everything about this innovative material and you can even buy an apple skin bag in store!
Address: Berenstraat 22, Amsterdam-Centrum
Six and Sons
Storytelling event with sustainable food & beverages
Who doesn’t love a good story and sustainable snacks? Six and Sons is showcasing the stories of 5 brands in their store (Rhumaa, Cucumber Clothing, Lana Siberie, That Gorilla Brand and Kaboosh). Get inspired and enjoy vegan snacks and beverages at the unique cacao bar at Six and Sons.
Address: Haarlemmerdijk 31, Amsterdam-Centrum
Celebrating 10 years of sustainable entrepreneurship + receive 15 euro discount
Want to support brands with a mission? Then Brandmission is thé place to be. And we have good news for you, when you mention COSH! in-store you’ll get a 15 euro discount voucher!
Lonneke from BrandMission will make sure you enjoy a nice shopping experience and will offer a free drink and a bite. Want to learn more about entrepreneurship within sustainable fashion? Lonneke can tell you everything about it! Definitely a must visit this weekend.
Address: Haarlemmerstraat 36, Amsterdam-Centrum
The Collection One
Plant dye event and organic Lemon Poppy Tea workshop & tasting
Welcome in the coolest store mixing hand picked vintage with gorgeous new collection in natural colours. Throughout the weekend The Collection One is enhancing your shopping experience with a plant dye event by Studio Marte, who will show you how to dye fabrics with plants.
Next to that, there will be a Lemon poppy tea tasting and workshop. - A professional is coming to explain the benefits of this handpicked tea leaves for you. After the tasting, Lisa from The Collection One will tell you everything about the sustainable labels and amazing handpicked vintage in store.
Adres: Czaar Peterstraat 128, Amsterdam-Oost
ENSO Vintage - Upcycling workshop and open atelier
Want to learn more about upcycling? Go to the open atelier at ENSO Vintage, which is all about upcycling vintage garments into new and modern silhouettes and styles. Between 12 and 13H there will also be an upcycling workshop with limited spots available, where owners Andrea and Liseth will teach all about cools and fun ways to upcycle a shirt!
Adres: Albert Cuypstraat 36, Amsterdam-Zuid
Draping workshop with leftover fabrics
How to make something beautiful again from something ‘old’? During the draping workshop at NUTT, you’ll learn how to drape leftover fabrics over a mannequin, play with shapes and ideas and create an upcycled blazer. You can pop in with ‘old’ clothes, use the sewing machine and ask questions to owner Esther.
Adres: Korte Ouderkerkerdijk 5C, Amsterdam-West
Live etalage act
Don’t forget to stop by at Zora, a second hand clothing store in Amsterdam-Oost. On the 22th of April, they’ll have a live etalage act!
Adres: Linnaeusstraat 56H, Amsterdam-OostAbout Zora
Sustainable coffee & tea tasting
Want to round off the weekend in a festive way? Palmira is an expert in setting-up sustainable supply chains in Suriname. Step into the fair trade world of Aaneen for a sustainable coffee and tea tasting. Taste their new Açai coffee from Suriname and get to try different delicious organic herbal teas. On top of that, you’ll learn more about how Aaneen is importing 100% fair trade products by giving craftspersons a fair price and respecting the people and planet.
Adres: Gorontalostraat 21, Amsterdam-OostAbout Aaneen
Want to look good during this festive sustainable fashion weekend? Go to LENA fashion Library, a cool clothing library in Amsterdam-Centrum, and borrow your clothes. The best way to look fashionable and sustainable without having to buy!About LENA
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