Monday, January 25

Tag: Resell

The 10 Most Valuable Sneakers to Own (and Resell!) in 2021
Fashion

The 10 Most Valuable Sneakers to Own (and Resell!) in 2021

Even though we may not regularly consign our sneakers, investing in a new designer pair certainly feels more justifiable when we know the value. Buying pre-owned shoes, or even unworn styles with the tags still intact, is a smart way to shop - and not only because it's a sustainable commitment. Usually, the luxury kicks that are being resold have soared in popularity, occasionally selling for even more than the original price. We talked to Sean Conway, The RealReal's sneaker and streetwear expert, who offered some tips for those who collect sneakers as a hobby. "When it comes to buying sneakers, check resale value first to better understand what sneakers, styles, and colorways hold value," he said. "When you've made your sneaker purchase, it's always smart to keep the collateral, as or...
The Best Places to Buy Vintage – and Resell Your Old Clothes
Fashion

The Best Places to Buy Vintage – and Resell Your Old Clothes

Shopping resale and vintage clothing has become more and more popular with each passing year. Not only does it give you nearly unfettered access to one-of-a-kind jewels, past designer collections no longer for sale, and the closets of some of the chicest women you've never met before, but it's also a more sustainable way to shop as well. It is, quite literally, the embodiment of the saying "one person's trash is another's treasure." In a newly-released study conducted by resale company Vestiaire Collective, the company found that 73 percent of respondents "go to the platform looking for desirable pieces they can't find elsewhere and their friends won't have," while a whopping 97 percent said that they "shop pre-owned as they are looking for value for money and good deals." What's more, ...