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Alei Verspoor | Playground Collaborators

PACK is a MODULAR BAG SYSTEM. Using the same basic components: a basket, a sleeve, straps and clips, we build different types of bags. These components are easy to assemble and disassemble so you can adjust and evolve your bag over time. This modular system emphasizes individuality, longevity and renewal. PACK designs are timeless, aesthetic and functional. We believe in quality over quantity and uphold sustainable and ethical ways of working. The quality materials used -heavy polyester webbing, waterproof cloth, and aluminum clips- are selected to last a long time with you. All PACK bags are hand made in The Netherlands.

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Damage Playground plays around – Customer Archive in Het Nieuwe Insituut 31 January 2016

Give unworn clothing a new, loving owner and help build an archive that is both public and personal. The public is invited to bring in items of clothing, which are then assessed and priced on the spot. The Customer Archive, a collection of used, high quality clothing brought in by members of the public, which can be bought or exchanged with others. Damage Playground sees its customers not as consumers but as users who appreciate quality, uniqueness and craftsmanship. Including items by Dries van Noten, A.F. VANDEVORST, ACNE Studios, A.P.C. and Spijkers & Spijkers, with both menswear and womenswear.

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Damage Playground at Het Nieuwe Instituut 12/10/2015

An evening about the social power of fashion with fashion designers Pascale Gatzen and Saskia van Drimmelen, director Margreet Sweerts and curator Mizuki Takahashi. We'll preview our Human Hanger project up for crowd funding and recently introduced Customer Archive project which will also play a role in the Temporary Fashion Museum come January 2016.  Read more about Creator's Night at Het Nieuwe Instituut.

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