Category Archives: Costumes

Petite to Medium Women’s Clothing AND Costume Swap, SE Portland, October 20th

Women’s XS to Medium (approx size 0-8) – Clean out your closet,  gather all the clothes  – and costumes – in good condition that you don’t wear or want: Include accessories like shoes, hats, belts, purses, jewelry, wigs, etc. (but please: no ‘stuff’, used make-up or undergarments). Our next women’s/teens Petite to Medium (approx 0-8) swap at People’s Co-op will be Friday October 20th at 7pm.  Arrive early and please limit to good quality – no rips or stains, or grease. If you have larger sizes or kids sizes, please take them to the correct swap for those sizes. 

What: FREE Women’s Size Small to Medium (approx 0-8) Clothing Swap

Where: People’s Food Coop 3029 SE 21st avenue, Portland OR 97202 503.232.9051

When: Friday 10/20/17  7pm Upstairs Community Room

You can also receive swap notifications through the Facebook group page called Continue reading


Transgender/Queer Clothing, Accessories, and Costume Swap, North Portland, October 15th

Transgender/Queer Clothing and Accessories Swap!  October you can bring fall and winter clothing, accessories, and Costumes, too!

What:  Clothing, accessory, and costume swap exclusively for the Trans and Queer community!

When: Sunday October 15th, from 2pm-6pm at the Q Center

The first event in July was nothing short of amazing!  Thank you all so much for spreading the word, showing up and sharing the love and the incredible array of fabulous fashion!

We’ll be updating the FAQ based on what we learned from the first event, so keep an eye on that there: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

This is a safe and fun place for the Trans and Queer community to share and find new-to-you items.  Visit the PDX Trans and Queer Clothing Swap facebook page

This swap takes place quarterly! Contact

October Swaps 2017

Hi swappers!  It’s officially fall, so you may be going through your cool weather clothes and accessories and realizing some things don’t fit or just aren’t ‘you’ anymore.  Wash them up and swap them for new-to-you clothes you love!  This month we’ve got all-sized clothes for the whole family (men, women, kids) including footwear, a few sized swaps, a community potluck, transgender/queer clothing and accessories swap, and a women’s all-size clothing and stuff swap.  Since this is October, feel free to look for items that might work as costumes – clothing swaps are a great place for free frugal fun!

10/01/17  Family Clothing and Footwear Swap (N Portland), Quarterly on a Sunday, 2-4pm at the Kenton Church 2115 N Lombard street Portland OR 97217, in the basement. Everyone is welcome. All sizes of Men’s, Women’s, and Children’s clothing will be exchanged. No donation is required in order to receive clothing. Frequently asked questions about this swap  This quarterly swap usually takes place March, June, September, December. Contact Ginny for more information at

10/01/17 Family All Size Clothing Swap (Beaverton) 7pm @ Adapt Training at 9923 SW Arctic Dr Beaverton, OR 97005. Bring your whole family!   Our swap is FREE, with no admission charge, no strings attached, and all remainders will be given away for free or to organizations that will not sell them but will give them away. For further details contact Kirsten at  Carla or Juleea at or check the facebook page.  Meets every other month (usually on the first Sunday February, April, June, August, October, December 2017)

10/07/17  Women’s and Teens All Size Clothing Swap 6pm at the Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Continue reading

NEW* Halloween and Holiday Costumes, Clothing, Decorations, and Accessories Swap, NE PDX, October 15th

NEW* Halloween and Holiday Costumes, Clothing, Decorations, and Accessories Swap, NE PDX, October 15th

A brand new swap in NE Portland featuring costume items and accessories! Goofy, flamboyant, or potentially scary – anything wearable or that could be used to create a fun or interesting outfit is welcome. Bring Halloween Décor as well.

Where: 5311 NE 15th Avenue, on the corner of 15th and Emerson, with the big front yard.

When: Saturday October 15th at NOON.

Free Swap rules apply.

If the October Halloween Costume swap goes well, it might continue as a monthly or quarterly costume swap for any used costumes and fun accessories, items for theater, comic-con, dress up, retro parties, Renaissance faire, or anything odd and fun to wear! Get rid of those weird items around your house and costumes that are not ‘you’ anymore, or that you’ve outgrown. Regular clothing items welcome too. Vote that you want continued costume swaps by showing up to this October Free Costume Swap!

Contact Bert Fitzgerald 574-213-5468. And check out the Yonder House facebook page for more information on upcoming free events.

Women’s size 6-12 Clothing and Costume Swap, NE Portland, October 10th

Check your closet, drawers and storage, wash clothes and other wearables you no longer love/wear/need (including cleaning up jewelry, purses, shoes, and other accessories) and bring them to the women’s medium size 6-12 clothing swap!  This is a swap for women and teens who wear women’s sizes 6-12 only.   No children please.

YOU CAN BRING COSTUMES and HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS IN OCTOBER!  PUT THEM IN THE ACCESSORIES AREA. Angela will take Halloween/costume remainders to foster kids and a school drama department, so everyone can play and have fun – Thanks Angela! The PTA clothing closet will take all non-costume clothing and distribute to the Portland Public Schools for teens, as usual – thanks Jackee!

What: size 6-12 medium women’s FREE clothing and costume swap 

When: Saturday October 10th 2015, 2pm.

Swaps are usually the 2nd Saturday of each month, and usually last about an hour. If a few women can start putting remainders into piles or bags around 3pm, that would be appreciated!  Also, Continue reading