Material world

  • Authentication
  • August 22, 2017

How to Authenticate a Victoria Beckham Handbag

No longer sporting the pin straight bob and barely there dresses of her Spice Girls days, Victoria Beckham is now at the helm of a successful fashion label. Her chic designs are sought-after and sometimes copied. It’s always good to be on the lookout when you’re shopping pre-owned, just in case. Here are a few ways to ensure that you’re buying an authentic Victoria Beckham handbag.

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  • Authentication
  • July 21, 2017

How to Authenticate a Kate Spade Handbag

We can all recognize Kate Spade products by their vibrant colors and playful patterns. But can you pick out a fake? Counterfeit Kate Spade is becoming more and more common. Here are the details to look for when shopping for a real secondhand Kate Spade handbag.

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  • Community
  • July 17, 2017

Closet Evolving Challenge: Part 3

Who knew you could find peace of mind and your most confident self just by organizing your closet? Now that you’ve slimmed down to your essential wardrobe, organizing will be a breeze! We’ve enlisted the help Patty Morrissey, a New York-based KonMari Consultant, to teach us how to fold the perfect t-shirt and organize like a real minimalist.

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  • News
  • July 7, 2017

New Trade In: Mens & Maternity

Material World was built on the premise of reinvention. Through extending the lifecycle of fashion, we’ve revolutionized the way women look at their closets. Through meaningful decision making, giving new life to once loved designer goods is easier and more accessible than ever. “Never stop evolving” is a core value we hold near and dear. In this pursuit of evolution, we’re proud to announce that we are now extending our trade in service to men’s designer fashions. We feel a full-cycle shopping experience should be obtainable to anyone. We’re excited to embark on this new chapter and begin working with new men’s brands that share or vision of a more sustainable future.

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  • News
  • July 6, 2017

We Love Making Old New Again!

We are committed to keeping high-quality clothing in circulation, and we try to apply this methodology to other areas of our business as well. Our creative team engineered a fleet of sleek new shipping boxes, made from 100% post-consumer recycled paper! So, we can get a new outfit to you, no trees harmed in the process.

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  • Community
  • June 30, 2017

Closet Evolving Challenge : Part 2

Welcome back! This 4-part challenge is all about shedding the excess and slimming down to a wardrobe that reflects who you are and where you’re headed. As you evolve, your wardrobe should too! In Part 1 we defined your basics collection. Now, in Part 2 we focus on your bolds and creative ways to style them. Nicole, our ever-cool Merchandising Manager, spent an afternoon helping our co-founder think of new ways to wear her bolds.

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  • Community
  • June 27, 2017

Fitz Stylists Ali and Maggie

Fitz stylists are like wardrobe magicians. They, like us, believe that life is too short to stare at your closet every morning. So, they offer at-home consultations to help you figure out how to slim down your wardrobe. Two Fitz stylists visited the New York City apartment of Material World co-founder Rie.

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  • Community
  • June 16, 2017

Closet Evolving Challenge: Part One

Our Closet Evolving Challenge begins here! We will offer you tips on how to simplify your wardrobe and hone down to your essential basics and bolds. And, yes, there will be prizes!

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  • Authentication
  • June 13, 2017

How to Authenticate a Tory Burch Handbag

Tory Burch is quite possibly one of the most popular American designers of our time. Her quintessential American sportswear line of the same name has become a go-to in many women’s wardrobes across the country. Learn more about what makes her bags authentic.

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