Bij Priester is a lending library for clothing made by local designers and artists.Starting at 20 euro a month, you can become a member and borrow items, return them within two weeks and pick something new. On top of the clothing library, Bij Priester specializes in the repair of leather goods and altering or repairing clothing. It also organizes clothing-swap parties and monthly workshops.
Bij Priester focuses on creating fashion with a positive impact. By offering clothes made from recycled materials, it strives to counter the over-consumption and over-production of clothing and textiles, which can cause severe environmental impacts.environment. As part of the slow fashion movement, Bij Priester aims to create awareness of sustainable clothing and motivation to consume less and re-use and share more.
Reduced Inequalities: Bij Priester supports fair wages, instead of exploitation of workers in the fast fashion industry.
Responsible Consumption and Production: Bij Priester reduces the consumption of new resources by using recycled materials, as well as by sharing and re-using clothing.
Climate Action: Bij Priester's locally produced clothing reduces CO2 emissions and industrial wastewater pollution.