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Vancouver's first consignment clothing warehouse sale will help you 'rethink retail'

A new organization in Vancouver called Archive is focused on helping locals become more savvy about sustainable fashion practices, including buying more long-lasting, high-quality pieces, including those that are second-hand.
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Fast fashion has become a consumer norm; we buy inexpensive clothes several times a year, and those pieces wear out quickly, or get tossed aside so we can move on to the next.

A new organization in Vancouver called Archive is focused on helping locals become more savvy about sustainable fashion practices, including buying more long-lasting, high-quality pieces, including those that are second-hand.

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Archive has put together Vancouver's first consignment warehouse sale, which they hope will be an annual event. They'll have racks of all-season men's and women's apparel and accessories for sale, ranging from contemporary to designer luxury brands, all via consignment.

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There's no entry fee to do some shopping, but if you want a leg up on the merch, you might consider a couple of pre-sale options, including a ticketed VIP event on Friday, November 2 that features a Sustainable Panel conversation as well as shopping ($25), or grabbing an early-access pass for $10 that gets you in an hour ahead of the general public on Saturday, November 3.

Archive's Consignment Warehouse Sale

When: Saturday November 3, from 10am-5pm; early access 9-10 am. VIP event is Friday November 2

Where: Werklab - 1275 Venables Street, Unit 290, Vancouver

Cost: Free admission to shop; $10 early access; $25 VIP