There are many locations for girls to make a buck off gently used threads, however ever marvel the place males can do the identical?
Properly, we have now an inventory of locations for you. Right here’s an inventory of each on-line and brick-and-mortar males’s consignment shops that we discovered.
On-line Males’s Consignment Shops
No bodily location, no drawback.
Named as a nod to the Holy Grail — i.e., one thing priceless however laborious to seek out — Grailed payments itself as “a curated neighborhood” the place “every bit is sourced straight from the closets of like-minded fashion-conscious people.”
For those who’re a luxurious wearer, the Grailed market is the place for you.
However even when you’re not, you could possibly promote your gadgets in its different sections, which embody streetwear, avant garde, classic, tech put on and minimalist.
Grailed affords PayPal purchaser and vendor safety, in addition to its personal appeals course of for any disputed PayPal claims. It additionally affords a singular spin on the eBay bid website mannequin: Along with setting an asking worth and accepting affords from patrons, you even have the choice to simply accept a number of affords directly and ship to whoever pays you first.
Grailed takes a 6% minimize of any income after PayPal charges — by far the bottom fee of every other firm on this record. That stated, you set the worth on your gadgets, which can imply they take longer to promote than they might on a website that units the worth for you.
2. The RealReal
As its title implies, The RealReal prides itself on authenticity. Whereas the entire websites on this record forbid replicas and knockoffs of brand-name gadgets, The RealReal takes it one step additional by using skilled professionals — from gemologists to attire specialists — to make sure each merchandise it affords is the actual factor.
Your merchandise should go a rigorous inspection earlier than the location will record it.
The extra you consign with The RealReal, the extra you earn:
On the VIP degree, you’re promoting at the least $10,000 a yr and also you’ll get 70% fee.
On the Icon degree, you’re promoting $1,501-$9,999 a yr and getting 60% fee.
On the Insider degree, you’re promoting $Zero-$1,500 a yr and getting 55% fee.
Be taught extra concerning the rewards program fee charges and merchandise fee charges right here.
three. Menswear Market
Menswear Market touts itself as taking among the guesswork (and legwork) out of reselling your gadgets by providing providers like pictures and stock administration.
Menswear Market could promote your items by itself web site or via its promoting account on eBay.
Menswear Market affords free merchandise pickup in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, or pay as you go FedEx delivery for out-of-state sellers. You’ll obtain 50% of the online sale worth by way of a month-to-month test over your assortment’s promoting interval.
Four. Linda’s Stuff
Don’t let the title idiot you; Linda’s Stuff isn’t only for girls’s clothes and niknaks. It additionally has a sizeable males’s part with every thing from denims to footwear to swimwear..
This firm strives to promote your luxurious gadgets at a worth that may internet you probably the most cash and curiosity probably the most patrons. The group does many of the work itself, from pictures, to analysis, to pricing, to authenticating.
The corporate’s stock group determines an merchandise’s truthful market worth based mostly on its age and designer, in addition to its model, situation and designer. The corporate lists gadgets for one yr, but when they don’t promote in that point, it’s the consignor’s accountability to provoke the return course of.
Linda’s Stuff pays sellers month-to-month and takes a sliding fee based mostly on how a lot you promote: 20% of gross sales over $5,000, 25% of gross sales between $1,000 and $Four,999 and 40% of gross sales below $1,000.
Brick-and-Mortar Males’s Consignment Shops
Want an in-person expertise? Try these shops.
5. Properly Suited
From the identical individuals who introduced you girls’s consignment website My Sister’s Closet and residential furnishings consignment website My Sister’s Attic, Properly Suited has retail shops in Arizona and California. It additionally permits buyers to browse gadgets on-line and place orders by telephone.
You may cease by a retailer with gadgets you’d prefer to promote or comply with these directions to ship them to the corporate.
To qualify for resale, your gadgets ought to meet the “three C’s” My Sister’s Closet initially set forth:
Cute (or, one might argue, “good-looking” on this case): brand-name designer gadgets, whether or not traditional or fashionable, that retail for at the least $50
Clear: in like-new, ready-to-wear situation
Present: trendy and not more than Four-5 years outdated
You may obtain 45% of the merchandise’s sale worth in money or 55% in retailer credit score.
6. Plato’s Closet
Plato’s Closet focuses on teen and younger grownup clothes and niknaks — for guys, this implies clothes within the 28-40 waist measurement vary in “present kinds which are nonetheless within the mall.”
Examine right here to see if there are any places in your space. If there are, you possibly can cease by along with your gadgets and your ID, and a gross sales affiliate will assessment your stuff whilst you browse the shop’s racks. (Plato’s Closet doesn’t have a ship-to-sell choice.)
In contrast to different consignment shops that pay you when your gadgets promote and take a minimize as fee, Plato’s Closet buys your gadgets outright and shares them for resale — so when you obtain and settle for its quote, you stroll out with both chilly, laborious money or retailer credit score.
In keeping with shopper evaluations, you might solely get $2-$5 per accepted merchandise, until you have got high-demand gadgets. However when you’re in search of a fast, straightforward solution to unload your undesirable stuff and get a couple of dollars, Plato’s Closet is price trying out. Selecting retailer credit score might get you somewhat bit extra, too.
7. Buffalo Trade
Like Plato’s Closet, Buffalo Trade buys acceptable gadgets upfront and pays you in money or retailer credit score. You may both drop your gadgets off at one among its bodily places or ship them by pay as you go UPS delivery.
Buffalo Trade lists what every location is in search of right here, however as a rule, it focuses on “designer gadgets, common mall manufacturers, athletic conflict, present developments, on a regular basis staples, classic, and one-of-a-kind items.” You may name forward to seek out out what your native retailer is in search of when you’re promoting in particular person or go right here to see its greatest sell-by-mail wants.
Accepted gadgets sometimes internet you 50% of the promoting worth in retailer credit score or 30% in money.
Kelly Gurnett is a contributor to The Penny Hoarder.
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