A lot has changed in the resale world as of late. Long gone are the days when Goodwill was the primary option for finding pre-loved treasures at hefty discounts. In its place, there are a bevy of resale clothing sites and marketplaces that boast millions of items to shop at any given moment.
Shopping pre-owned can be intimidating. With a sea of inventory and new shops entering the market at rapid speed (from traditional e-commerce to Instagram boutiques), it’s totally understandable why some may be hesitant to shop secondhand designer items. But throughout my countless thrifting sprees (aka my method of coping with being stuck inside), I’ve discovered that resale marketplaces aren’t particularly difficult to navigate – you just need the right guide. And I’m more than willing to share my tricks of the consignment trade.
Up until the start of the pandemic, I’d always been apprehensive about authenticity when … Read the rest