Category Archives: sustainability

In the luxury consignment world, we wish to touch, try and hear the story

Photo: Christophe Obradovic and Giji Gya, from Downtown Uptown Genève. © Enrico Gastaldello By Frédéric Thomasset, TDG. (Read the original article in French here.) In their boutique dedicated to the resale of luxury fashion, on rue De-Monthoux in Pâquis, Giji Gya and Christophe Obradovic have decided to take their time – a little bit. Around […]

Challenges & solutions for sustainable fashion

Quels défis et quelles solutions pour une mode durable? Avec la Musée d’Ethnographie de Genève (MEG). Votre placard est plein mais vous n’avez rien à porter ? Ce défi typique auquel nous sommes confronté-e-s pour la plupart reflète une augmentation importante, près du double, de la consommation de vêtements au cours de ces vingt dernières […]

Fair Friday, sustainable fashion & correct prices

Sales, soldes, discount! Did you know that it is primarily a psychological phenomena? Marketers are EXPERT in making you think you are getting more for less. It is a scam. Each season there is a business is caught out raising prices before “lowering” them for a sale. There is even a component of some business […]

Giji goes DOWNTOWN UPTOWN & weekend relax on WRS

Mrs Uptown chats slow fashion, 1960s vintage, second hand and ethical designer fashion, with Katt Cullen on WRS. Katt and Giji chatted about ethical style and listened to DOWNTOWN by Petula Clark on Wednesday: Then about customers and the change towards second-hand whilst listening to UPTOWN Girl by Bill Joel on Thursday. On Friday Katt […]

Summer Pop-up chez Aeschbach!

We are also on the left bank during August! Welcome to your luxury consignment experience….. Easy to access, opposite the bustling Place du Molard, you can find us in the central patio inside the new Aeschbach store, 40 rue du Marché, until 29 August 2020. We are super happy to offer you this beautiful space […]

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 […]

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