Fashion and Sustainability in LAAX

LAAX Vintage Days

The best of the national and international vintage scene will grace the Piazza of the rocksresort in LAAX on the 24th and 25th of August. A special highlight will be the roller disco on Saturday at the Riders Club. Don't miss it!

The Event

The LAAX Vintage Days on the 24th and 25th of August 2019 are dedicated to the Vintage and Sustainability Trend - the new and important change in the fashion industry. During the event, visitors will be able to discover the many possibilities of second-hand, vintage, upcycling, sustainable circular design with a focus on accessories and sporting goods.


The designers, labels and shops present themselves on a market stand at the Piazza in Laax. This gives visitors the chance to discover new, innovative products. Furthermore, they can learn more about the interesting and sustainable development of the exhibitors in direct exchange with them. In addition to the sales stands and various activities, discussion rounds and panels will take place. In these, the audience can learn more about ideas and experiences around the topic of sustainability.

Objective of the LAAX Vintage Days

  • With the LAAX Vintage Days, we want to give you a transparent look behind the scenes of the apparel industry and show you that there are also brands and businesses that offer sustainable and fair products.
  • With the LAAX Vintage Days we want to encourage the visitors to buy clothing and accessories more consciously.

Program

Look forward to Vintage and upcycling market stalls on the Piazza, food & music, fair-shopping, exchange with manufacturers, swapping of clothes, workshops, discussion rounds and panels, yoga for everybody (free entry) and much more!

 


When

What

Where

4.30 - 6.30 p.m.

Second hand clothing collection

Diva 1, rocksresort

When

What

Where

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

LAAX Vintage Days Market

rocksresort

10 - 11.15 a.m.

Yoga for everyone (free)

rocksresort

11.30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Food & Drinks

Food Trucks @rocksresort

1 - 3 p.m.

Workshop for children

Cwirbelwind Stand, rocksresort

2 - 7 p.m.

Repair Service

Greenstyle Foundation Stand, rocksresort

2 - 3 p.m.

Lecture: What is Upcycling (in German)

Diva 1, rocksresort

3.15 - 4 p.m.

Lecture: Precious Plastic (in German/English)

Diva 1, rocksresort

3.30 - 3.45 p.m.

Rollerblade Show w/ Rolljulien

rocksresort

6 - 7.30 p.m.

Movie: "Alternativen" (in German)

Diva 1, rocksresort

6.30 - 6.45 p.m.

Rollerblade Show w/ Rolljulien

rocksresort

from 10 p.m.

Roller Disco Party w/ DJ Guru Bambi

Riders Club

When

What

Where

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

LAAX Vintage Days Market

rocksresort

10 - 11.15 a.m.

Yoga for everyone

rocksresort

10 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.

Repair Service

Greenstyle Foundation Stand, rocksresort

11.30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Food & Drinks

rocksresort

1 - 3 p.m.

Workshop for children

Cwirbelwind Stand, rocksresort

2 - 3 p.m.

Lecture: I love Syria (E)

Diva 1, rocksresort

Greenstyle Foundation Secondhand Sale

Bring your vintage clothes from Wednesday 21st to Friday 23rd August to the rockresort in Laax. Outfits will be selected and sold from all the clothes handed in. Half of the proceeds will go to the Greenstyle Foundation, the other half to you. You have the possibility to indicate a desired price for your items.

If your clothes are not selected or can not be sold, you can pick them up by Tuesday, 27 August. Otherwise, your clothes will be donated to a charity.

  • What we are looking for: Vintage clothes (summer/winter), outdoor- and wintersports clothes, skates, roller skates, outdoor equipment & gadgets, accessoires (glasses, hats, hand bags), etc.
  • Collection: 21st to 23rd August, 4.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m. at Diva 1, rocksresort, 7032 Laax Murschetg
  • Return: Unsold items can be picked up on Monday, 26th August from 4.30 - 6.30 p.m. or Tuesday, 27th August from 3 - 4.30 p.m. at Diva 1, rocksresort, 7032 Laax Murschetg

24. August 2019

LAAX Roller Disco Party

A special highlight during the LAAX Vintage Days is the Roller Disco Party!

Get on your skates and turn to electro and pop beats dance rounds on the scooter track at the Riders Club. Those who have diligently stocked up on vintage fashion at LAAX Vintage Days during the day can present their best pieces right away. Whether vintage, second-hand, upcycling fashion or pearls from moms and dads wardrobe, everything is allowed. The dance floor becomes a rolling stage for fashion queens and dancing stars. If you don't have your own roller skates, you can rent a suitable pair at the Riders Club.

Entrance: 10:00 p.m.
Admission: CHF 10

Tickets

Exhibitors

Baabuk was founded in 2013 and is a young and very dynamic Swiss company. Inspired by Siberian traditions and urban lifestyle, Galina and Dan, the two founders of Baabuk, had the idea to create shoes made of felted wool.

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The history of cwirbelwind began in 2003. Caterina Weber, the trained handicrafts work teacher, gave courses for Blachentaschen. Three years later she opened her online shop with the help of her nephew. Today cwirbelwind can employ 6 seamstresses part-time. The manufacture cwirbelwind is in constant motion, whirling around with bags and cool products to make many small and tall people happy. Svap eventually possible.

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REWORK transforms the textile chain into a cycle. The collections are produced in an environmentally friendly way from second-hand clothes, which are cut apart and sewn together again. Quote from Fizzen Rework: "Waste is just aresource in the wrong place"! Svap possible.

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Hiob moves resources into distress. "HIOB International helps where the need is largest, unconventionally, unbureaucratic and efficient. In order for HIOB to be able to finance these valuable and urgently needed relief operations, they operate a network of thrift shops throughout Switzerland.

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La Moda degli Usi comes from the passion of Sabrina Bosetti, researcher and custodian of a precious fashion and lifestyle archive of rare and often hard to find pieces.Svap possible.

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A new stylish store in the centre of Flims. Sustainable, fair and high-quality fashion for everyone! From hemp t-shirts to bikinis made of old fishing nets, to bamboo toothbrushes and of course much more. As well as a cosy place to linger and enjoy. Tamara Beutler is looking forward to your visit.

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Corinna Mattner is the founder of the label Romy Hood, with which she combines her enthusiasm for old fabrics, creative transformation and the fight for a better world. Her collections are unique pieces made of high-quality vintage fabrics and old clothes, which she turns upside down, drapes, cuts up and rebuilds. Svap eventually possible.

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In 2016, the Greenstyle Foundation was established in Flims Laax Falera - a non-profit organisation, that emerged from the cooperation between the Weisse Arena Gruppe and companies as well as committed people from the Flims Laax Falera region, and institutionalises sustainability aspirations. The aim of the foundation is to preserve and protect the unique environment in Laax.

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Le Rol'Julien

"At Laax Vintage Days you can take a look at my upcycled fancy skates composed by good old quality parts of skates and changed appropriate shoes from the flea market. I create new skates of good quality. There are some very special and fancy exemples as well, but they are also made to skate on in different styles. The skates can be rented for parties and some of them are for sale, too. You may also bring one of your beloved shoes and I'll tell you, if it's gonna be the new super skates, only weared by you."



 

Caritas Zurich has been operating second-hand shops in the Canton of Zurich since 1979. They live on donations from individuals and boutiques. In addition, they offer apprenticeships and are strongly committed to work integration. The proceeds flow directly into the social projects of Caritas Zurich.

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The board manufactory in Laax. Far away from all oceans and seas they produce wooden surfboards and offer courses for the construction of skis, snowboards, skateboards and surfboards. New you can also build your own kiteboard and wakesurfer.

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Africa as a fashion metropolis is mainly still undiscovered for us. But Africa is huge and basically has an open heart that wants to captivate with its indescribably many moving cultural traditions. The result is fashion with a soul and global potential, for which the Zurich fashion agency Hanimanns wants to widely open the doors.

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"I Love Syria" is the first ethical brand in Syria that is 100% composed of women whose source of income has declined as a result of the war in Syria. Rania Kinge, founder of I love Siria quotes: "We are the first social enterprise in Syria to be made up exclusively of displaced persons and currently serve over 100 women in three governorates in Syria, including Damascus, Sweida and Lattakia".

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The name "lola studio" stands for cosmopolitan and environmentally conscious people who like to move and relax. Clothes should be like a second skin. Free from chemicals and environmental pollution and manufactured by people who work under fair conditions. Svap possible.

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The Rafael Kouto brand was founded in 2017 and pursues a unique sustainable approach to fashion design and product. The main focus is on the individualisation and upcycling of discarded garments into unique pieces that are manufactured to 100% in Switzerland.

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The fashion label "yuli" is based on two Grisons traditions, the Grisons traditional costume and the cross stitch. The often multi-part dresses open up a wide range of possible combinations. In the simple, timeless and romantic dresses of "yuli" every woman of all ages feels at home - her beauty is made to shine.

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The label, Deborah Dominique Designs, was founded in 2019 in Flims and is now in the starting blocks.
Deborah Dominique Designs focuses on questions of sustainability and environmental friendliness. Made from second-hand clothing and fabric scraps. Different techniques like upcycling, patchwork, weaving, knotting etc. are also used.
The aim is to create an awareness for handicrafts and to appreciate their value.

 

 

UP-CYCLES

- Gives old discarded/unused bikes a 2nd life.
- Use of tested second-hand spare parts saves resources
- What can be repaired will continue to be used
UP-CYCLES reuses as much as possible, because
!a product that is not replaced, does not need any
Cost of sales.
The longer a lifecycle can be extended, the more sustainable is the
Resource utilization of each individual part.
UP-CYCLES .

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