Shopping secondhand has gone mainstream this year and it is giving us aaaalllllll the feels. Macy’s and JCPenney just announced deals with ThredUp to bring used clothing into their stores; celebrities are jumping onboard and promoting shopping resale instead of new retail; and our current favourite (we used the British spelling on purpose here) - Oxfam is promoting #SecondhandSeptember and asking everyone to take a pledge to only shop resale and consignment for the month of September. WE LOVE IT!!!!!!!! And so we are diving in whole-heartedly with our support of #SecondhandSeptember, as well. We encourage you to take the Oxfam pledge, but we are taking the opportunity to ask you to make this pledge to us, too (see form below). ADDITIONALLY - we’d love for you to post a photo of yourself (maybe in your favorite resale find?) holding a sign that says "#SecondhandSeptember at Consign Couture” to Instagram or Facebook - and tag us! - and we will pick one winner a week in September to receive $50 in store credit.
So we hope you will join us at Consign Couture for #SecondhandSeptember! Shopping consignment sits squarely at the intersection of fashion and sustainability - our fave spot!
Pledge here to join us:
Looking further ahead, but still connected to #SecondhandSeptember, in October we are kicking off a new quarterly event called BOUNCE AROUND with Here We Go Again Resale and Gather Resale - two other consignment stores here in Portland. Each of our stores will be selling raffle tickets for some amazing prizes on October 5th and 6th, with all of the money going to support Friends of Trees. As mentioned, we will be having a Bounce Around once a quarter to raise money for different local nonprofits. We want to support each other and nonprofits in the area who are doing incredible work. Come buy some raffle tickets and help us support some great organizations! You just might win a fabulous prize! Look for prize specifics on our social media as October 5th and 6th get closer.