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Christy Duncan

Environmental Benefits of Buying Consignment

Environmental Benefits of Buying Consignment

Buying gently used clothing can have a positive impact on the environment, in addition to saving you money.  Reduces Pollution: From transportation to the manufacturing process, the use of water, dyes, petroleum, and toxic chemical byproducts threaten the land, air, and waterways, especially in developing countries where clothing is often produced. Choosing to limit your demand for new clothing will reduce your contribution to consumption. You will also save used clothing from being dumped in landfills, where it may take years to decompose. Promotes Recycling: When you buy and sell your clothing on consignment, share with your friends and family, or on social...

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Selling Your Kids On Consignment

Selling Your Kids On Consignment

Back-to-school shopping can be a struggle on many levels. Not only can this put a financial strain on your family but it can also drive tough negotiations when it comes to your child’s stylish requests. Whether it’s the hunt for the latest trendy outfit, the must-have popular sneaker or even just the cool basics for after-school activities, these fashionable desires can be an opportunity for your child to get more involved in this decision-making process.  Maybe you are already a consignment junkie and you get the benefits of saving money and recycling clothing, but do your kids get that too?...

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Big Savings this Back-To-School Season

Big Savings this Back-To-School Season

Back-to-school shopping can put a financial strain on many families when you add up school supplies, clothes for school, active wear, shoes, accessories and all the other extras that go along with starting a new school year.   If you have multiple kids in K-12 school, you could easily spend well over a $1,000 just to get ready for the first day of school.  Maybe you are already a consignment junkie and you get the savings benefit of shopping second hand. But, if you are planning a weekend at the mall for your back-to-school shopping you may want to think twice. ...

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Christy Duncan

3 Online Consignment Categories You Can Shop

3 Online Consignment Categories You Can Shop

Josie’s Friends is the nationwide online consignment store, allowing you to shop through quality clothing at affordable prices. They have a wide selection of attire available, so chances are you can find the stylish apparel you need while supporting impoverished children and homeless families. Online Consignment Options at Josie’s Friends 1. Women’s Apparel Their website has a wide selection of trendy women’s clothing up to 90% off the retail price. High-quality brands such as Banana Republic, Ann Taylor®, BCBG®, and Juicy Couture™ are available. The inventory includes tops, bottoms, dresses, outerwear, and accessories. For expectant mothers, there’s a range of stylish maternity clothing....

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