Check out these 5 Reasons to Shop Consignment Stores Now! You can find deals on high end merchandise and make money on gently used items of your own.
If you have never been to a consignment shop you are in for a real treat, especially if you love designer duds. Consignment shops are not the same as thrift stores, although the pieces are often and usually pre-worn. Clothing is high quality and clean as well as hand-picked. Consignment shops often have far stricter standards than other stores that take used goods, so you can be sure to find a real deal there. Here are 5 Reasons to Shop Consignment Stores Now.
5 Reasons to Shop Consignment Stores Now
You can find name brands for far less than the mall. If you like the clothing brands at the mall, but are not trying to spend that much, consignment shops are definitely the way to go. Most shops only accept higher end or brand name pieces that are in almost new condition.
You can get credit for your own stuff and shop for free. You can save even more money on brand name clothes by bringing in your own gently used brand name items and getting store credit. Be aware that most consignment shops have specific times that they take items and some even require you make an appointment. Some consignment shops give you credit right away and others only pay you in the form of store credit or cash when your item sells.
There are specialty shops that are consignment. I bought my wedding dress at such a shop. You can find consignment shops that sell bridal wear and prom dresses as well as ones that only sell children’s clothing, sportswear, high end designer, or plus size women’s wear. Some consignment shops only sell furniture!
It’s like thrift shopping, only better. Thrift shopping is fun because you might get lucky and find a real treasure. In consignment shops, you get to pay less for used and not have to do too much digging to find items that are more what you are looking for.
It’s a good way to buy in-style clothes– Most consignment shops I have been to have specific standards of how old the clothing can be. For many, that means the clothing has to still be in style or current or even no more than 6 months old. You can find all those impulse buys someone else did that they paid full price for at a way lower price!