The 4 Best Places To Buy Preloved Designer Fashion Online
The struggle between loving fashion and shopping sustainably is real.
Shopping sustainably involves shopping second-hand, but let’s face it: The chances of finding the beautiful handbag you have been searching for forever in mint condition in a second-hand store, is incredibly low.
Op shopping is fun but, if you’re a designer label-loving eco-conscious fashionista, the physical stores here in Aus may not help you get that Chanel fix.
So we’ve rounded up the best places to shop for pre-loved designer fashion online.
This preloved fashion store is based in the USA, but now… they’ve gone global! The RealReal pride themselves on being: luxurious, authentic, passionate, and sustainable. They eliminate the fakes (using fun competitions amongst their employees) and understand that products crafted by experts with high-quality materials, will last a lifetime Having sold over 4 million preloved designer fashion items, just think of how many items they have diverted to landfill!
Only recently launching in Australia and selling brands such as Sandro, Maje, Acne, and Chanel, online luxury second-hand retailer Vestiare Collective, know what they are talking about when it comes to fashion. Beginning in a Parisian girl’s overflowing wardrobe, Vestiare now offer preloved fashion to over 4 million fashion enthusiasts around the world. Buyers and sellers can also shop and sell through Vestiare’s gorgeous app.
Revoir is one of the newer second hand consignment services on the block, but boy oh boy has it hit the ground running. This Australian company believes in reusing those stylish, timeless pieces to promote a sustainable fashion future. They offer a small, but beautifully curated selection of clothing, shoes, and handbags from Australian designers such as Manning Cartell and Zimmermann, alongside classic lifetime, Chanel and Jimmy Choo.
Australia’s second-hand luxury marketplace Modsie, has a zero tolerance for fakes and sells items for up to an incredible 70% off their retail price. Luxury fashion lovers are encouraged to clean out their wardrobes, and sell what they no longer wear to invest in something preloved by someone else. A beautiful fashion eco-system.