Resale news and archive
Raeburn partners on launch of re-commerce store, Responsible
Embedded streetwear re-commerce platform Responsible has launched in the UK, in partnership with British fashion house Raeburn and a number of other streetwear partners. Complete with financial incentives and an integrated Buy Back option at checkout, the platform hopes to help brands gain customer loyalty whilst allowing them to make a move in...
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The RealReal launches upcycled ReCollection 02
Online luxury marketplace The RealReal has launched an upcycled collection in collaboration with Circular ReSource Lab, dubbed the ReCollection 02. The 64 piece line features one-of-a-kind women’s ready-to-wear and accessories upcycled from luxury items as part of its ongoing ReCollection programme, created to put damaged garments back into...
Nov. 25, 2021
Circular business models offer a 700 billion US dollar opportunity
New research from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation reveals that circular business models, in sectors such as rental and resale, have the potential to grow from 3.5 percent of the global fashion market today to 23 percent by 2030, representing a 700 billion US dollar opportunity. Currently, the rental, resale, repair, and remaking sectors are...
Nov. 23, 2021
Oscar de la Renta dives into resale
American fashion house Oscar de la Renta is the newest luxury label to venture into the resale market, launching its own platform of curated heritage pieces. Items featured on the ‘Encore by Oscar de la Renta’ site have been handpicked from the archives of clients, collectors and vintage boutiques. Working with an array of trusted resale...
Nov. 23, 2021
Podcast: Crash Course Fashion interviews Jake Disraeli on the growing resale market
In this episode, Crash Course Fashion has interviewed co-founder and CEO of Treet, Jake Disraeli on the growing resale market, and how brands can create a profitable secondhand platform. Listen to the podcast below. Source: Crash Course Fashion via Anchor by Spotify Photo credit: Crash Course Fashion
Nov. 18, 2021
LVMH rounds out three-part YouTube series on its employees
Luxury fashion conglomerate LVMH has released a short social media series on its employees, centred around three representatives within different divisions of the company, each talking about their jobs, inspirations and passions. Entitled ‘The Doers’, the series comes as a response to the pandemic crisis and the effect it has had on different...
Nov. 18, 2021
66 Sustainability efforts of the fashion industry in October 2021
In October, the fashion industry once again reaffirmed that it is following the motto “stronger together” with many new joint initiatives like Make the Label Count or Cozec and collaborations of brands like Recover and Polopiqué, Spinnova and Icebreaker, Ikea and the H&M Group or Mytheresa and Vestiaire Collective. But also on their own, brands...
Nov. 17, 2021
FashionUnited's need-to-know topics today: Fashion repair and resale
FashionUnited has been following fashion resale and repair since the beginning and shares updates, how-tos, interviews and more with it's readers. Scroll further to find FashionUnited's depth coverage of fashion repair and resale. Image: Volha Flaxeco, Unsplash Resale Circle Economy to launch guide on how brands can start rental, resale...
Nov. 10, 2021
Axel Arigato to launch resell platform, Xchange
Swedish lifestyle brand Axel Arigato is set to launch its own brand-operated resale platform, entitled Xchange, in partnership with resale e-commerce developer Reflaunt. The new platform will allow Axel Arigato customers to purchase and sell pre-owned pieces, as part of the brand’s solution to extend product life cycles. Utilising Reflaunt’s...
Nov. 4, 2021
Diesel joins the resale market with ‘Second Hand’ project
Diesel is launching a “carefully curated edit” of second-hand denim that has been restored and renewed in selected Italian stores and online throughout Europe. The ‘Second Hand’ project aims to offer a “creative and inspiring way to take steps towards circularity,” explains Diesel, by offering consumers the chance to keep Diesel products in...
Nov. 3, 2021
Nike tops list of highest performing sneaker brands at resale
Sneakers dominate the resale market, that much we know, but which styles and brands are the stars, yielding the biggest return on the original investment? A new study by Money.co.uk, a London-based price comparison site, which collected data from the Stock X website and used the average change in price premium to determine how certain products...
Oct. 31, 2021
Filippa K launches Preowned resale marketplace
Scandinavian label Filippa K has launched its first online resale marketplace in its home country of Sweden. Named Filippa K Preowned, the site is part of the label’s strategy to create a more circular model around its products, by encouraging customers to sell second hand garments in a simplified way. Items included on the site will be both...
Oct. 19, 2021