Luxury For Less: New Web Sites And Shops Offer Gently Used Designer Goods - Forbes
Waylan Choy stashed this in Fashion eCommerce 2.0
savvy as hell - "But she still hits her closets–when she needs money for her business. To help launch her line, she sold an Hermès limited edition orange-and-gray Kelly bag for $12,000 (she had picked it up for a mere $2,000, compared with $18,000 new at retail). She auctioned several Oscar de la Renta dresses on eBay for $300 apiece to pay for upgrading her website and sold six pairs of Louis Vuitton shoes for $2,000 to pay for an ad in a trade show publication."
I love the phrase "gently used".
genuinely, in general? or sarcastically in this article's context?
I'm blown away by her $10k, 5x ROI on the Hermes bag.