Do you have too many unworn clothes in your wardrobe. Or you want to free up space and sell your designer items.
Reselling your preloved designer clothing, bags and shoes is one of the easiest ways to get some extra cash.
If you're not wearing it, why not sell it and buy something else that you will enjoy more. Here are some of the tips for selling your
closet treasures online.
Brand choice-embrace variety.
Choose classic designer brands, like Chanel, YSL, Louis Vuitton, Dior, Celine, Balenciaga, Lanvin. They always keep them value on the resale market.
Or go for more contemporary brands like; Isabel Marant, Alexander Wang, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney. For Vintage-United the variety of labels we offer is very important, so we love to have some of everything.
Take good care of your designer items.
Clothes that are in better condition will be more valuable. So take good care of your designer pieces, from the moment you buy. The way you store
your clothes is very important. Ideally it is suggested that clothing should be stored in a dark, cool and dry conditions. Try to avoid plastic bags and containers. Use cotton dust-bags and paper boxes to store your valuable designer pieces. At Vintage-United we only accept authentic designer items, treated well, in excellent condition or like new and of top quality.
Keep proof of purchase.
The value of you vintage and designer items will be higher if you provide us with original tags and/or proof of purchase. Don’t forget to collect every receipt and retail tag, save it in a special place just in case. Also the original packaging make a difference, keep it as possible.
Pay attention to the photos you take.
The better the pictures you post, the more interest you'll get from the buyers.
Take pictures of the items you would like to sell against a white background. Use natural light as much as possible. Take photos from various angles: front, back, sides, bottom, interior, any hardware, labels and serial numbers, all details proving the originality of your designer item. Also include picture of any visible defects as well to give honest information.
Read Vintage-United selling guidelines HOW TO SELL for the best result.
Be realistic about pricing.
Do a research on resale value before listing your designer item for sale. Don’t overprice your items! Remember, your goal is to sell it, so think of a fair price and stick with it. Keep in mind designer bags usually hold their value the most compared to shoes or clothes.
Be available to communication.
To succeed in sales think of yourself, be professional, be responsive with any questions or queries. It's important to provide enough information about you designer item. This will refrain the customer from returning the item if there was something they weren’t aware of. Be honest, efficient, answer questions and ship quickly. Consider allowing people to make offers.