Consigning Over Your Soul

Shopping bags of clothes stacked up on the counter at a thrift store.
Selling clothes for consignment at Crossroads. Bags of clothes are piled high!

Today, I had my first experience with selling clothes to a consignment or thrift store. Let me tell you exactly what goes down at consignment stores and give you some good tips for a couple stores here in Washington, DC. And a little warning, if you’re a fashionista, ‘going on consignment’ can feel like playing roulette with your soul.

Oh, I have a right to be dramatic. For starters, I took a $120 never-used bebe purse down to Crossroads thrift store on U Street and got offered about $15 dollars for it. But I’d better start at the beginning… Continue reading Consigning Over Your Soul