You know that shirt that's in the back of your closet with all the tags on it? The one you had to have but then you realized it didn't go with anything in your closet and now it's too late to take it back. Wouldn't you love to be able to exchange for something you'd wear weekly, for free.
With the clothing swap concept you can. According to the AP, this trend is taking on a life of its own with huge swaps among strangers in Manhattan bars. Read the full article here: http://tinyurl.com/q6g6s6
Clearly we are far from Manhattan, and there aren't currently any large scale clothing swaps taking place in the Seattle area. However, you can easily arrange one among friends. Which I'm hoping to do with my girlfriends soon. It's easy on the budget and a great way to get ready for summer.
And these swaps aren't limited to just clothing. People are getting together to swap books, dvds and computer games. If those items are more up your alley look into organizing an electronics swap with your friends.
For more information about various swaps check out these online sites. Some you can swap directly and just pay shipping, others are a round-up of swaps in your area:
So do you swap?