A Ladies Only Event - You are invited to Swap Shop!

Well let me start by thanking Andrea Founder and Organizer of Crafting Female Friendships - Dubai group for organising such an interesting and exciting Ladies Only Social Event - Swap Shop!

Also thank you Andrea for inviting the Ladies of Dubai Social Club and The Arab Network top such an event, I'm really thrilled to be working with you on this one and future events soon.

Hi ladies!

Join us this Saturday, March 15th for a good old-fashioned frugal Swap Shop! Anyone interested can bring up to 10 items (good quality pre-loved clothes or accessories in new or almost new condition) and swap by negotiation for something else - damsels, this is an AMAZING way to update your wardrobe! If you are a mother, please feel free to bring young kids along (and their clothing, if you like :) - I'm sure new mothers might appreciate hand-me-downs! You can swap as many times as you like, but you can only leave with as many items as you came with. There is no guarantee you'll walk away having swapped your lot but there IS a guarantee you're going to have a great time and meet other like-minded ladies :)

There is NO COST to attend this meetup and it is open to all so feel free to bring along friends, relatives and coworkers - but do update your RSVP to let us know the number of guests who'll be joining you.

**Note - No food will be provided but feel free to BYO or order from outside as there are many cafes and restaurants nearby which deliver. Coffee is provided onsite free of charge. VENUE: 5th Floor, Dubai National Insurance Building, Deira (Opposite to Deira City Centre)

TIME: Arrive 12.45pm for a 1pm start DRESS: As comfy or as glamorous as you like - I personally ALWAYS opt for comfort (especially if I'm going to be trying on clothing)!


– Guests will arrive. Each guest will receive a name tag and be instructed to leave their bag of clothing on a relevant table (arranged by clothing size).

1pm – Introduction

- Andrea, Andjelka and Rana and what CFF is all about
- Thanks to collaborators etc
- A brief getting to know you game (person next to you) - Explain the rules of the Swap Shop!

1.30pm – Offer the opportunity to order food from nearby food vendors

- Suggested: Pizza Corner (2 for 1 Pizza Special) -


1.45pm – Swap Shop begins! 

Thank you and hope to see you there!


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  • Nancy

    Too bad i missed this ! sounds so much fun

    April 3, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Ill be coming tomorrow and looking forward. My friend finishes work at 4:00pm, any chance we could extend the event until then, or maybe start later?

    March 14, 2014

    • Andjelka P.

      Hi Liuba, I doubt we could change the timing of the event since everything has already been set up and the venue has been booked, but I will check with Andrea if there is a possibility of extending it.

      March 14, 2014

    • Andjelka P.

      Good morning Liuba! I just checked with the organizer and unfortunately we cannot do anything to change or extend the timing because the venue has only been booked for a specific set period of time. If possible do try to join us as early as possible. We should be starting around 1pm latest. See you there!

      March 15, 2014

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