Designer Consignment Shopping: New vs Pre-Owned

We all love a bargain. Sadly, those of us who are ‘label hungry’ don’t often stumble upon bargain-laden sales when lusting over everything in Gucci or Chanel. With the popularity of certain fashion houses soaring, prices are doing the same and so shopping secondhand is a great alternative to buying new. When a Mulberry bag has been used or a pair of Louboutin shoes worn, of course the value decreases slightly; however the quality does not. Most designer labels (altho.....

How to Sell with Grace & Ted

We are now accepting stock for the Autumn/Winter season! If you’ve been wondering how to sell with Grace & Ted, we thought we’d answer some frequently asked questions so you can start clearing out your wardrobe…   Which brands do you accept for sale? We take designer labels only – from Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Prada and Gucci to more contemporary brands such as Rag & Bone, Zadig et Voltaire and Acne. We look for cl.....

Resale Shop-hopping…

We love our little shop for its Aladdin’s cave of designer goodies, but we also appreciate a good resale shop-hopping adventure! When we visit new places we will always take time to hunt down pre-owned designer clothes shops and to save you some time, we’ve chosen a few of our favourites… Thrifting, consignment or secondhand shopping offers an affordable alternative to the mainstream high street. It enables us to discover new brands and to own pieces that we ordinarily.....

Cult Fashion: The DVF Wrap Dress

“Feel like a woman, wear a dress,” says iconic designer Diane von Furstenberg, who launched her eponymous label in the early ’70s. Here, we look at one of the most historic and iconic pieces of cult fashion: the DVF wrap dress. Few designers are more famous for their dresses than Diane Von Furstenberg and nearly four decades after it was first created, the DVF wrap dress remains as compelling now as it ever was. In the early days of its inception, Von Furstenberg jo.....