Top Places to Shop for Authentic Pre-Loved & Vintage Fashion Online
Combatting fast fashion and living sustainably are just a few reasons why shopping vintage fashion online is a must! Read on for Lh’s top picks for shopping pre-owned. Celebrate craftsmanship, preserve the beauty, and honor the tradition of heritage with these trusted sources.
10 Places to Shop for Authentic Pre-Loved & Vintage Fashion Online
Vestiaire Collective is one of the largest and most stylish global marketplaces for pre-owned luxury and designer fashion. Founded in 2009, the mission of Vestiaire is to encourage consumers to consider resale as a smart and sustainable approach to fashion. Today, this vintage fashion online destination adds more than 3,000 carefully selected new products daily. All curated and quality checked by their team of experts. Buy, sell, share!
What Goes Around Comes Around
What Goes Around Comes Around believes that luxury craftsmanship and premier vintage should be revered, preserved, and adored for years to come. As such, since its first storefront opened in New York City in 1993, WGACA has grown to be a premier online destination for luxury vintage fashion. And with a team of buyers scouring the world for the finest items from the most coveted fashion houses, WGACA’s quality standards are unrivaled and only matched by their dedication to authenticity.
Founded with one purpose in mind – to provide the simplest and most rewarding service in selling pre-owned luxury goods, Cudoni is not only a chic place to shop online for luxury vintage fashion, it is an ideal place to sell. When selling with Cudoni, the in-house experts certify and value pieces before shooting the products. Then they sell them through their own site along with other markets, making for speedy sales at the best prices.
Open for Vintage
Looking for an exquisite collection of luxury vintage from the world’s most prestigious boutiques? Open for Vintage is the online vintage fashion destination for you! Founded in 2015, Open for Vintage partners with independent vintage businesses. As such they support them while contributing to a more circular luxury fashion industry. Offering unique designer pieces with authenticity guarantee, as well as personal shopping, 14 day free returns, and shipping to over 50 countries, Open for Vintage customers can discover sustainable, luxury style with confidence and ease.
As part of Selfridges’s ongoing efforts to close the loop on wasteful production and retail practices, the luxury department store launched Resellfridges as a way to offer incredible vintage and pre-owned fashion finds. The Resellfridges edit features the covetable pieces from past and present at discounted rates, encouraging customers to shop sustainably.
At Thrifted it’s all about circular fashion. Founded on the belief that quality clothing can have three or more lives, Thrifted is all about inspiring conscious consumers and standing against fast fashion. All while delivering unique, quality fashion. Especially when it comes to festival wear and 80s and 90s brands and styles.
With a mission to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators, and consumers, Farfetch exists for the love of fashion! And while the brand offers lots of new fashion, at its core the business was built to offer a better way to match supply and demand and reduce waste by inspiring people to think differently about the value of old clothes. As such Farfetch is one of the few online multi-brand marketplaces with a dedicated Pre-Owned section.
The Chic Selection
Created in 2014 by female entrepreneur Nina Lamia, The Chic Selection honors top designers by preserving the tradition of handing down items from generation to generation. After discovering the need for vintage consignment boutiques to have access to a larger clientele Nina founded The Chic Selection to do just that. And with a double authentication process, The Chic Selection pledges to fight counterfeit goods!
When it comes to the most coveted vintage and pre-loved designer handbags and accessories, Rebag is the place to go! Each item in Rebag’s curated collection is white-glove inspected for the highest quality and authenticity. Looking to sell? Rebag offers upfront payment or a Rebag Credit option for use on your next purchase. Want to switch out your bag? With Rebag Infinity, turn in your purchase within 0-12 months for Rebag Credit worth 70-80% of the original purchase price. And before you buy or sell, consult Clair. An easy-to-use luxury appraisal index that instantly generates the resale value of 10,000 styles and counting from 50+ designers.
Sigrid Maria Vintage
Founded in 2019 by former fashion consultant and buyer Nikie Lundquist, Sigrid Maria aims to make high-quality, unique pieces easily accessible for women, as well as providing inspiring content of fashion from all eras. A specialist in sourcing (for their shop or by custom request) and selling vintage clothing, Sigrid Maria is an antidote to fast fashion. Many items are handmade and totally unique, using techniques that are no longer in practice or commonly known, resulting in special pieces to love and cherish forever. As well as the curated collection of vintage Sigrid Maria also reworks and restores pieces in their reimagined vintage selection.
By Anna Beck Bimba