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how to buy • sell • trade

we buy clothing for the current or approaching season, but consider high demand items from all seasons

we are currently buying for spring!

  • we selectively buy, sell, and trade vintage and modern clothing, shoes, and accessories with the public
  • we make our selections according to demand, condition, and inventory levels.

drop off guidelines

  • appointments are not necessary or taken. we are a first come, first served operation.
  • we have a limit of 50 items per seller, and sellers are limited to selling once per day.
  • sellers must be 18+ to sell. we require a united states government issued id, or any passport (accompanied by a visa as per DCA regulations) to sell. school id's are not acceptable with the exception of those in the SUNY or CUNY system. seller information is confidential and is never shared with outside parties or used for promotional reasons
  • we pay 30% cash or 50% store credit of the prices we assign your items
  • some of our locations offer cashless payment options like cash app or paypal should you wish to receive your cash electronically
  • you don't have to wait for your items to sell before you receive payment. you receive cash or trade (store credit) on the spot
  • the cash option is only available on the day you retrieve your voucher. store credit cannot be converted to cash at a later date
  • store credit is redeemable at all stores
  • items with racist, homophobic, transphobic, ableist, or otherwise violent connotations or imagery will not be purchased. in addition, the entire contents of any buy including these items may be rejected at the discretion of our buyers.
  • we are unable to assess or purchase items that have been stored in mothballs
  • please do not take offense if we can't purchase your items. we only make money on the items we can purchase, so if we can buy it, we will!

when to sell 

  • we buy 7 days a week
  • we stop buying 1/2 hour before store closing. same day assessments near closing time may not be possible depending on wait times. 

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yes, we will donate your items

  • items not selected for resale, including the bag that they were brought in, will be donated to charity if not picked up by the customer on the same day that they are dropped off.
  • we regret that we cannot store dropped off items for a longer period of time. this is due to the large volume of clothing that we receive on a daily basis.
  • all items not selected for resale can be donated to charity as a service to our customers, and proceeds will both benefit charity and pay for beacon's related operational expenses.
our list of charities