In keeping with the resale theme lately, today I’m talking about the website, thredUp. It’s an online marketplace with shoes, bags and clothes (kids, too) from a ton of different brands. I can’t lie, when I first checked out their site, I was a little overwhelmed. They have lots of inventory. Even when I filtered on my size and silhouette choice, there were still a million things to sort thru. Almost too many.
But I realized too late in the game that I was shopping the site all wrong. Follow these steps for easier navigation: At the top menu bar, there’s an option to sort by designer. Check that box and it seriously limits the choices. And designer isn’t haute couture, we’re talking Rag and Bone and DVF type brands. If you don’t click that button you’ll get a lot of Old Navy, Merona, LOFT, etc. And at the risk of sounding like an enormous biatch, I’m not going to buy used Old Navy. Just not my thang. I stuck to browsing accessories and filtering by brands I already own so that I was most likely to buy something that fits.