What should second-hand be about? Until recently, second-hand was seen in many cultures as degrading. What? Wear someone else’s hand-me-downs? It was seen as admitting that you were poor. After the second-world war however, in Europe and countries that had fought in the war, few had a choice and in fact, most people were skilled […]
Co-founder of luxury resale boutique Downtown Uptown discusses the challenges facing the luxury resale industry and its role in fashion’s sustainability journey 27 June 2023, Certilogo Certilogo: Can you tell us a little about the mission of Downtown Uptown Giji: Both myself and my business partner, Christophe, began the business valuing sustainable wardrobes that […]
Notre CEO, Giji Gya Obradovic parle economie de la #secondemain avec Benjamin Smadja du Radio Lac / One FM. Avec Vincent Subilia, DG chez CCIG et Mikhail Rojkov, foundateur de Histoire sans Chute. (Aussi sur l’emission: Jaira Guevara du Impact Hub).
FunkyForty online magazine shares style tips and ideas in Switzerland. Yvonne, a 40 something Kiwi, is based in Zurich, Switzerland. With a love for Fashion, Travel, Shopping and Food. A popular instagrammer with 30’000 + followers, she visits Milan and Paris Fashion weeks each season to ensure we know the latest in hot trends. She […]
Photo: Giji Gya at the Luxury Innovation Summit, October 2022. Photo by Matthew Croisier. Sapere Aude Associates interviews DOWNTOWN UPTOWN’s CEO, Giji Gya. Giji, you have been directing Geneva’s largest luxury consignment and ethical fashion boutique for almost 9 years and you come from a background in CSR/ESG and human security including with Fairwear in […]
Since 2020, we have brought you AUGMENTED REALITY (AR) to try on select sunglasses, jewellery and accessories! You can do so via our instagram accounts @uptowngeneve for women or @downtowngeneve for men, or CLICK below to see the current selection of available items with AR
We’ll be asking the hard questions at the Luxury Venture Group ‘s Luxury Innovation Summit and presenting solutions for slow fashion & sustainable style with luxury consignment & innovations in re-sale. Ms Gya states: “In the 21st century, addressing what and how we consume is becoming paramount to our future and the true essence of being “sustainable”. Preloved […]
Marisol models secondhand from DOWNTOWN UPTOWN your luxury consignment boutique, to show off the Salon des Voitures Vintage on 1-2 October 2022. All outfits available here: https://www.downtownuptowngeneve.com/product-tag/salon-des-voitures-vintage/ Christophe Lapierre, quintuple champion de Porsche Carrera Cup est l’invité d’honneur du salon des voitures vintage. DATES ET HORAIRES Samedi 1 octobre 2022 10h00 – 18h00 Dimanche […]