Swapsf27_079_mac.Jpg Pamela Morrow in the left center of SF falls on the ladies shirt table.Those who are crazy, crazy, and hungry, with a bag of clothes in exchange for new clothes.Kobe Street cellBecame the center of the fieldthe-wall activity.Michael Macor/1/19/08 Chronicle and San Francisco Chronicle/non-sales mandatory credit in San Francisco, California, USAMags out lesswapsf27_079 _ mac.Jpg Pamela Morrow in the left center of SF falls on the ladies shirt table.Those who are crazy, crazy, and hungry, with a bag of clothes in exchange for new clothes.Kobe Street cellBecame the center of the fieldthe-wall activity.Michael Macor/1/19/08 Chronicle and San Francisco Chronicle/non-sales mandatory credit in San Francisco, California, USAOn a recent Saturday afternoon, MAGS was absent for more than three hours, and the line outside Kobe's mobile phone space never weakened.Men and women from their teens to their 50 s, with brown grocery bags, plastic garbage bags, exquisite department store shopping gear, and even luggage carts --They were packed with clothes.The cast-Offs offers a discounted admission qualification for attendees to be able to enjoy the sweetness of SwapSF!The first clothing swap in 2008 was only $5.For the money, they can take all the clothes they can wear.This is not a place for the weak or claustrophobic.This is a crazy, panic treasure hunt because there are hundreds of adrenalineThere are cheap buyers everywhere, they go through a fancy floral pattern, a hairy acrylic sweater, pleated pants and jeans, and unfortunately there are holes in the place.The polyester fabric mixture flew in the air, and as volunteers threw their clothes on their heads and in the pile, the exchange hands moved quickly to grab new potential gems."It's like a touch sport," said Natelle Fitzgerald, 33, who walked out of the battlefield and sat on a bench."If you take a break, you miss it.The table I couldn't get to was a lady's coat."They must have diamonds there," she continued ." She was referring to the crowd around the table, with two bodies on both sides.People who are really firm are found with prizes:Fur-lined coat in pink PokaBeatles T-dot shoulder-less Bebe dressA shirt, a cowboy Ann Taylor Scott and a Bessie Johnson leather jacket.The labels include Old Navy, Gap, diesel, Banana Republic, Levi's and Steve mcden.From Chuck mccllors to the strap heels to the ankle boots to the flowers --Embroidery wedges can be found on the corner of the shoe, as the accessories table is stacked with knitted hats, ugly ties and Lacey bras.Alas, a T-The shirt for "Acacia: cat allergy musical" doesn't seem to get any love and doesn't take a long timeSleeve velvet disco shirt with cut on the back, blue spinand-cream pattern.All in all, over 600 people poured into the warehouse during the day, and every possible Bay-style niche represented --from broom-skirt-wearing neo-Hippie to the gorgeous sequel-Men in BlackTattooed gangsters and Goths, to quirky burners, to hipsters in the Mission area of the cartoon --Printed tights, vintage dresses and large sunglasses for suburban style in jeans and sweaters.This is part of a growth trend, partly green, partly charitable, and partly economic --Find interesting ways to get new clothes at most stores for less than a pair of socks.This is not a new concept, 13 years ago Suzanne Agassi started a clothing swap in the Bay Area, and since then she has held more than 100 events in more than a dozen cities.Exchange magazines-O-Rama-Rama, in its annual manufacturer Faires, where everything is thrown into a huge pile of things, encourages Rumblers to customize their findings on DIY stations equipped with sewing machines and artists, these people can help.On the 29 th, when the tourists gathered at the tableyear-Old Holly Olsen in Auckland stopped to take it all in."I like it as an alternative to the current market system," said Olsen ." Olsen came here with her friend Kate Hall.But many of the people who attended the meeting that afternoon were regulars, such as Aaron alamanza, 28year-The old man from inglesside looks sexy in his short skirt and knitted cloak."It was an intimate experience," Alamanza said ." He has been at the event for the past few years."I will say to the people next to me, 'I don't want this, do you want this? '?Hey, this is my shirt.This is a very beautiful shirt.Do you want it?"This is the fifth and largest clothing swap for SwapSF (they have also had several book swaps), an activity that started with the garden --Jason Lewis had a variety of living room exchanges with his girlfriend Monica Hernández, two San Francisco people in their 20 sDo time work when you go to college.They expanded to a men's restaurant in November 2006.Only in Castro's cafe, when Lewis is tired of trading dumb bullets in their apartment, will there be a public exchange.With the help of volunteers, they added four more volunteers.Ed public Clothing Swap, getting bigger and bigger every time, getting more and more chaotic, and three moreAll the mellow books.They are not a non-profit organization or a charity, but they donate the rest of their clothes to local aid organizations.The entrance fee is for renting the venue and other fees.For example, after the recent exchange, 50 volunteers (who received free lunch, drink tickets and the first chance to get a hot item) packed up a lot of clothes, selected by groups such as Dolores Street community service, safe places and stop AIDS programs."You can get something in an exchange, wear it a few times and find that you don't like it anymore," Hernandez said ."."Then you take it to the next exchange desk where someone can pick it up and it's still a style or they will cut off the collar and do it themselves."We have a lot of people redo our clothes.Everyone always tries to wear clothes that others don't wear, but at the same time keep up with the fashion trend.So they always try to get the next big thing, put it on before others, and it might be something that is no longer 'in' and looks like it will come back."Those who feel overwhelmed may get free coffee from iced coffee, or order a $2 wine at the bar, a Trumer Pils beer, or light a bitter ale lollipop,"If you have a mouth-watering place, you stick to it," Hall said ." Olsen said loudly, "women will be crazy about clothes --You know, that's how they look.But it feels good here."There are some mutations in less places.However, a crowded table."I saw some ugly behavior here ."There is also a warning: any personal item being taken away or thrown away has a considerable risk of being immediately snatched away by another clothing demon."The vultures-lying-in-"Waiting for technology is definitely a popular technology," Lewis said .".Around 1:30 p.m.SwapSF volunteers had to stop the music and announce: "Does anyone have elastic boots?They're from this woman.This is her only shoe.An hour later, when the lost boots were returned in "another SwapSF Miracle", cheers rang."But there is an obvious friendship formed around the cell sofa, where women pile up their luggage, try on items for friends, joke with strangers, they interject, "It looks really cute on you!Or do you want this?San Francisco's 38-year-old Tara Namara tried on a velvet purple dressand-A pink top with a large flower on the front."I like it!She announced her companion with a frown."I just moved here from New Jersey," she explained ."."I hardly bring my clothes."When dj Poolboy and D rotate the groove, women in bras, vests and jeans or leggings squeeze around the big dance mirror, try on more than a dozen shiny, shoulder-less bridesmaid dresses like Jessica mclintoke and colorful buttonsLower the shirt and sometimes assess if they can take it out a littleof-Dating style and rock it and turn it into something new."One of our former volunteers showed up this time in black bike shorts, sports bras and sandals," Lewis said ."."She's like, 'I'm here to try s-on!This is San Francisco.At some point in Dolores Park, we all saw each other naked."Some women wear new clothes as they continue to dig, and people even dance while browsing or browsing their findings, take what to go home and make the final decision.On the way out, CELLspace offered $3$5 silk-Screening services for those who want to personalize their findings."Even if you didn't bring anything with you and you spent $10 in, all you really need to do is find a T-You have already made money back, "said Lewis."I just found out that one of the volunteers wanted to take part in the event and, just in case, she gave a private shopper $50 to run around and find something for her."A private shopper, apparently, has a gift squeezed through a bag of women driving."She has prepared a lot for her," Lewis continued with a smile .".So we created a second economy.