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Why second-hand needs to be slow fashion too

Interesting article from Forbes from September 2019 «With The Secondhand Designer Market Booming, Consumers Should Be Wary Of Fakes ». The article tries to explain what aspects determine inauthentic items, however, it doesn’t explain that most online re-sell sites post un-authenticated items for sale (or their clients do) and only authenticate AFTER the sale. Indeed, that […]

The business of fashion – second-hand & sustainable in Geneva

Yes, it is the World Economic Forum Davos time – when the wealth, business, government & media (and activists) descend into the Swiss Alps near Zurich. The buzz word is “sustainability”, but what is really happening in Swiss sustainable fashion in other parts of the country such as Geneva? Forums and meetings are great…. to […]

C’est quoi, mode ethique?

Mode ethique? C’est achetez malin : achetez moins, mais achetez mieux! Dans votre boutique Downtown Uptown venez toute l’année profiter de vrais prix attractifs sur de vrais produits de qualité et de luxe de #deuxiememain #secondhand! Nous existons depuis 6 ans et c’est grâce à vous…. Merci d’investir dans le commerce de proximité et d’adhérer […]

Back to work!

Back to work can be a pleasure – not a chore! Come and see the many beautiful new arrivals in the boutique. Or we also have a special section on our website – click here. We have a great range of bags – including great sizes for laptops and travel, such as the Hermès Birkin […]

APPAREAL launch – new designer with recycled & Oekotex fabrics!

The new home for a new designer! APPAREAL. Real, wearable, luxury fashion. Not harming the planet. Now women really can have it all. Created by Oleysa, APPAREAL is wrinkle-Free – no need to iron, 4 way-stretch – made from sportswear performance textile – for comfort in motion, extra-breathable. It just so happens that Olesya trained […]

@uptowngeneve x @bella_zofia in Chanel at EastWest boutique hotel

Let us show you Geneva’s secrets! This divine terrace is hidden inside the East West hotel ….on rue de Paquis, just 20 metres from the designer consignment boutique Downtown Uptown Genève (32 rue de Monthoux, 1201 Genève), where you will discover all the items that Iza is wearing! Iza is also the gorgeous girl on […]

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