seventh July 2023
I’ve been requested lots about how I store on Vinted, so thought I’d share a number of suggestions.
I primarily store for interiors and youngsters stuff secondhand on-line as I don’t have to fret in regards to the match (I’ve had some dangerous luck with garments for me sadly and returns aren’t really easy!). Typically, I’ve tried to vary my pondering after I need to purchase one thing – “can I get it secondhand?” is now a little bit of a mantra. It’s not all the time the case however I’m beginning to get extra accustomed to it.
I exploit it as an opportunity to purchase manufacturers I couldn’t afford at full worth, so usually I seek for manufacturers like Bobo Choses, Mini Rodini or Vans (it can save you these manufacturers on the Vinted app so this stuff come up first).
This Bobo Selected cardigan (above) was the identical worth as an H&M cardigan and it’ll have a better resale worth too. I discover an merchandise will usually depreciate rapidly however then holds its worth after that for longer (which is healthier for resellers and secondhand patrons!).
I all the time filter for measurement so there are much less gadgets to trawl by means of.
I exploit the instruments like shopping for in ‘bundles’ (particularly if I discover somebody who has the same age youngsters!) and making gives. For those who’re shopping for multiple merchandise from a vendor, you lower your expenses on transport and are additionally in a greater place to haggle. The choice to make a suggestion on Vinted can also be really easy. I get so embarrassed to do it in individual however don’t have any qualms on the app!
I search for toys too, that are washable, extra prone to be in a very good situation, and have an extended lifespan (Schleich animals and Duplo relatively than cuddly toys). I’ve purchased a number of Schleich unicorns in a bundle and cut up them amongst youngsters’ birthdays all year long.
My present watches/saves:
Cos black costume measurement 12/M
Bella Freud 1970 jumper in M
Doen clothes measurement 12
For the children:
Clearly there are a great deal of different websites on the market too: @totswapshop is a stunning idea; I exploit apps like @gumtreeuk for interiors; @curateandrotate is wonderful for garments – I hope to seek out one thing there quickly. I believe for grownup clothes, movies actually assist with seeing how an merchandise matches.
I additionally love Fara for secondhand youngsters video games, books and garments – I just like the Pimlico or Notting Hill retailer and located some £5 Crocs and nice video games in virtually mint situation. I like filling the children stockings with secondhand finds at Christmas and we accumulate Disney dvds from charity outlets – the children love selecting a movie from a pockets and urgent play!
It has been a very rewarding course of for me and I’m actually beginning to change my mindset about how I store. And I do know so lots of you adore it, too!