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3 Ways to Consign Your Clothes Online


Article by Hayley Hyer

Photography by Stock Images

1. ThredUp

1. Order a Clean Out Kit

Fill it up with high-quality items from any brand.

2. Send it Off

Leave it for your mail carrier or drop it at FedEx or USPS.

3. Get Cash or Credit

Get paid for items when they sell.

They do the work to sell your items.

  • They put every single item through a 12-point quality inspection.
  • They professionally photograph every item to help them sell quickly.
  • They write detailed product descriptions to ensure accuracy.
  • They carefully package and ship your items out to buyers.

If you just want to get rid of clothes and are not worried about getting money back, you can also choose the option to donate, and ThredUp will give $5 to the charity of your choice for each Clean Out Kit you send in.

2. Tradesy

1. Snap

Take a few photos of your item — they'l enhance your primary image by removing any background distractions. Download the Tradesy app for iOS or Android and enjoy fast and easy photo uploading.

2. Share

Give buyers details about your item — their easy listing process will prompt you and provide examples as you go.

3. Sell

That’s it! Your item is now in front of millions of savvy shoppers. You can manage your listing and update your pricing at any time.

Hassle-Free Shipping + Returns

Enjoy stress-free selling and never worry about returns or shipping — they've got it covered.

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3. The Real Real

1. Choose What to Consign

  • Women's Fashion + Accessories
  • Men's Fashion + Accessories
  • Men's Sneakers
  • Handbags
  • Fine jewelry
  • Watches
  • Home Decor
  • Fine Art

View Their List of Accepted Designers

2. Pick Your Method — Three Choices

  • Schedule a free in-home pickup. Available in over 20 metro areas.
  • Ship your items directly to us with a free, prepaid label.
  • Visit a Luxury Consignment Office for a free valuation and consignment drop-off.

3. Let Their Experts Do All the Work

Their team of 100+ luxury brand authenticators, horologists, gemologists and home and art curators carefully evaluates every item. They authenticate, photograph, price and sell your items fast.

4. Get Paid

Choose to be paid by direct deposit, site credit (earn an extra 5% each month), or mailed check. Get paid each month an item sells.

You get paid more for your items.

Most items sell within 30 days to their millions of luxury shoppers. You earn up to 85% of the sale price for your items.

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