If you love designer labels but can’t afford designer price tags, you may want to consider shopping at consignment stores. You can find great designer goods at discounted prices. Whether you live in the city or the country, it’s easy to find a luxury consignment shop in your local area or online.
Consignment shopping, once considered taboo, is now considered chic. For most women who are interested in designer labels, it’s a great way to stock up on fashionable clothes, shoes, handbags and jewelry while saving money. Upscale consignment shops carry designer clothes and accessories that are often barely used by original consumers. The consignor typically receives 30 percent to 40 percent of the sale price when an item sells, and the consignment shop keeps the rest. Many online consignment shops offer sellers a larger percentage of the profit because overhead is lower than in a retail store.
While consignment shops offer great prices on designer items, it’s important to make sure that designer labels are authentic. Take a look at some helpful consignment shopping tips: (more…)