• What To Trade In
  • May 20, 2017

New Brands : May 2017

We want to make evolving your closet as easy and empowering as possible, so we are on a constant hunt to align with the right brands. We’ve just added 26 new names to our Accepted Brand list, which means even more opportunities to Trade-In and shop pre-owned for you!

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  • Industry
  • May 12, 2017

Why We're Better Than Online Consignment

“How does Material World’s Trade-In service compare to other consignment options?” is a question that we get a lot. And we LOVE answering it! The simple answer is that we offer upfront payments, free returns, and a transparent process. No wait, no risk, no worries. If you’re not convinced, let’s go through this step by step.

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  • Community
  • May 1, 2017

Is a 10-day Meditation Retreat for You?

Rie is not a zen master, uber spiritual, or a black belt in meditation. She’s a New Yorker, who co-founded Material World, oh, and she’s an expecting mother. She has A LOT on her plate, but she eventually made the time for a 10-day meditation retreat. In the end, it was life-changing and she doesn’t know why she waited so long.

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  • What To Trade In
  • April 22, 2017

New Brands We’ve Consciously Coupled With

Good news! We’ve added 24 stellar brands to our list of Accepted Brands. This was no spur-of-the-moment decision. We take our time to really consider which brands are turning out clothing that is fashionable, functional, and friendly to our environment. We want our denim to be just like our relationships...high-quality and long-lasting.

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  • Authentication
  • April 14, 2017

How to Authenticate Prada Saffiano Handbags

It’s all in the details. Our authentication experts will train you to look beyond the label to notice the small details that say everything.

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  • Top Tips
  • March 29, 2017

Spring Clean Out Time!

Spring is the quintessential time to clear out the old and make way for the new. Decluttering your closet is an easy way to refresh your style, clear your headspace, and find that MIA sweater. Plus, you have the added bonus of making someone happy by passing on your Chloé and Marc Jacobs castaways.

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  • Community
  • March 8, 2017

International Women's Day

Material World was founded by our fearless leaders, Rie and Jie, to empower women to reinvent themselves and their worlds. We consider apparel to be the gear you need to get to where you want to go, whether you’re running after kids, running a meeting, or running for office. On International Women’s Day (psst it’s today!) it is especially important to celebrate the strong, proactive, and diverse women in our lives that work hard to make things, simply put, better. Today is a reminder to recognize where gender inequalities still exist, and to acknowledge those who are focused on closing these gaps. We truly believe that women supporting women drives real momentum. Though our list could go on forever, here are a few female change-makers. Each, in her very own unique style, is a modern day leader.

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  • Brand Spotlight
  • January 13, 2017

Moschino: Luxury at its Loudest

“Fashion should be fun and send a message.” This is the motto on which Italian luxury house Moschino was founded. By pioneering designs that blend rebellion and irreverence and even criticizing his own industry at times, Moschino pushed the limits on fashion from the beginning.

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  • Community
  • December 15, 2016

Metallic-heads

Want to know more about the team behind Material World? Meet seven of the members who help us run our trade-in and shopping services daily, while also getting a taste of their personal styles.

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  • Industry
  • November 15, 2016

YOOX's Unique Take on Fashion

We admire pioneers that inspire – learn why YOOX ­is a favorite online shopping destination for Material World.

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