The clothing swap cafe by Duurzaam Overveen is an easy way to acquire ‘new’ clothing items while also meeting women living in the Haarlem – Overveen area.

what do you do with Summer clothing you no longer wear?

Have you ever considered swapping? You can make other women happy with clothing you’ve grown tired of. Your closet is decluttered, it’s sustainable, affordable, and you’ll have a lovely afternoon!

will you join the summer clothing swap?

The clothing swap cafe is open to women all ages and sizes. In previous editions, women have returned home with happy faces after two rounds of swapping .

There will be fitting rooms available, and tea with treats will be served.

rules for dropping off

  • Between 1 pm – 1:30 pm, drop off your clothing. Maximum of 10 items, minimum of 3.
  • No sweatpants, no basic T-shirts, no underwear, maximum of 1 pair of jeans.
  • Clothing should be clean and in good condition. All buttons attached, zippers working, etc.
  • Clothing should not be too outdated.
  • Maximum of 1 pair of good shoes and/or accessories like scarves, hats, belts, jewelry, etc.
  • You will receive a ticket indicating the number of items you’ve dropped off.
  • You can take approximatelythe same number of items you bring.

Rules of swapping

In round 1, you can select and try on 3 clothing items. If there are multiple interested parties in the same item, discuss together. In round 2 you can ‘go for it’ again.

There is a 5 Euro contribution fee for the rental of the ‘mirror’ room, tea, and treats.

Any remaining clothing will be donated to a charitable cause.


Clothing Swap Cafe from 1 pm – 4 pm.

Spiegelzaal ( mirror room), Tinholt building of Buurtvereniging Overveen

Vrijburglaan 17, Overveen.

Please park in Willem de Zwijgerlaan if you come by car.