Staten Island Mode: Fashion Week Swag Swap

Coinciding with New York Fashion Week, Hala Maroc of Badass Bootcamp (Empire Outlets) invites you to bring your pre-loved (gently used) clothing to be upcycled by local artists or swapped for other fabulous items from the community. Bring as many of your things as you’d like, from the moderately priced to the vintage and high-end. There will also be a station to trade books and artwork! Leftover items will be donated to Surprise The Struggling™.

WHEN: Sunday, September 10, 2023
WHERE: Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Main Hall Gallery, Building C (View campus map and directions here)
ADMISSION: Pay what you wish!  REGISTER HERE 

About the exhibition

Staten Island Mode: Identity, Memory, Fashion – the first major contemporary fashion exhibition on Staten Island – is a community-driven exploration of what people wear and why, in relation to personal and local identity. The exhibition is a visual and material manifestation of memories and experiences of Staten Island collected and commissioned by guest curators Jenna Rossi-Camus and Alexis Romano, who grew up on Staten Island.

About Badass Bootcamp (Empire Outlets)

#BADASSBOOTCAMP is a “one-stop shop” wellness incubator for the “on the go” person to become the badass versions of themselves. We’ve created a wellness oasis for one to stop and focus on growing themselves and their business. #BADASSBOOTCAMP is a sanctuary where individuals looking to find holistic remedies, workshops, and resources for the mind, body, and soul can come and see the tools necessary. This storefront operates as a co-retail space full of emerging brands in the heart of the Empire Outlets in Staten Island, New York. #BADASSBOOTCAMP has become the most popular location for all wellness solutions. We strive to be a long-lasting staple in our community and a safe place for people to blossom. Our motto is “finding success through finding yourself.”