We’ve helped millions of fashion enthusiasts buy and sell luxury pieces — and we’ve learned a few things along the way. Here are our top 10 tips to help you earn more and sell faster.
Timeless brands like Hermès and Louis Vuitton sell easily, no matter the season. Feel free to keep them for a while before reselling. They’ll maintain their value and might even increase over time.
Check Instagram or TikTok to discover which brands and micro-trends are taking off. You can turn these pieces over for a quick sale on Vestiaire Collective — but not for long. Snap it up and sell it before the trend flames out.
Shoppers buy for the upcoming season. Coats and boots in the fall, sundresses and sandals in the spring. List your item at the right time to follow demand and boost your chances of selling.
Sometimes you find an outfit that’s perfect for an event... but not much else. Instead of letting it collect dust, think of reselling as renting. Turn your statement pieces into earnings that you can use toward your next event outfit.
The better your pictures, the faster your item sells. Set up your item in bright, even light, and take plenty of photos. Make sure all the details are clear, including any flaws. Bonus points for displaying it on a mannequin.
When it comes to your listing description, honesty is the best policy. Shoppers want to know all the little details (including the flaws) so they can buy with confidence and won’t try to send your item back.
Pricing is all about balance — high enough to match your piece’s value, but low enough to sell quickly. When you go to list an item, we’ll give you a price recommendation to optimize your listing. You can also check what similar items are selling for on Vestiaire Collective.
Shoppers can comment on your listings, chat with you to ask questions, or make an offer. Respond quickly, and they’ll be more likely to buy — and come back to you for future purchases.
Store clothing away from direct light to avoid faded colors. Send your pieces to the dry cleaners if need be. Keep bags and shoes in their original packaging and fill them with tissue to keep their shape. Taking a few extra steps can boost your item from “good condition” to “very good condition.”
Selling is even better with the Vestiaire Collective app. Get notifications so you never miss a sale, manage your listings easily, and chat with shoppers on the go. Visit the App Store or Google Play to download it today.