October 2013 The VIS IB Course ( International Baccalaureate) met Miss Chiara Cattai from an NGO which is involved in voluntary activities to support the human development and international cooperation. Chiara proposed us to collaborate with her as Entrepreneurs of a Sustainable Activity of reuse by collecting clothes, hand accessories and trinkets.
Therefore IB students started their Vintage Company What we did and how we did it…
November 2013 We decided to collect accessories and trinkets to be sell during an event organized in December by Vintage Fashion Show We started to be entrepreneurs !
We spread the information in the school,visiting the other classes, making posters to advertise our collection of vintage costume jewellery. We also informed our families,relatives and friends.
Our bijoux collection In our Company every team had a role: The administrators, the advertisers the marketing administrators, The packaging designers By the end of November we collected a lot of trinkets. We gave a price ( from €1 to € 8 )we registered the list of objects and their price : € 380 in total! Ready for the Fashion Show!
December 2013 Our Market Corner at the Fashion Show The Fashion Show
The most beautiful, funny clothes, bijoux and accessories were put up for the Fashion Show in a big Turin ‘s discoteque. The ones left were sold in a corner called “Market “.Some girls of the school played the role of top models wearing wedding dresses, necklaces bracelets, broches, other students worked as shop assistants to sell clothes and accessories.
This is the story of Young Entrepreneurs of the Vintage Company V ittoria International School, Torino, Italy, who took part to the 6th edition of “ CISVestiamo” a fashion show and an auction sale of second hand clothes, accessories and trinkets. Our Company has seen Vintage not only as a creative and up to date fashion but as a good practice to recycle and reuse items The proceeds, € 260 have been donated to CISV to support their childhood project in Senegal.