Do you have used clothing lying around that you haven’t worn in a while? Would you like to get rid of the clothing, but don’t want to donate to somewhere like Goodwill (because you want to make some money)?
What is Thredup?
Put simply, Thredup is an online thrift store (or consignment store) where users can buy used clothing at a discounted price. One quick look at Thredup and you’ll see that all sorts of things are available, including handbags, sneakers, sweaters and more.
How Does Selling on Thredup Work?
Once you decide that you want to sell your clothes on Thredup, you’ll want to request a Thredup clean-out bag. This is just a large bag where you’ll put all your unwanted clothes and textiles.
How Does Selling on Thredup Work? (Pt 2)
Keep in mind that not everything you clear out from your wardrobe will be accepted. Thredup has very strict requirements on your clothes being in good condition and won’t accept anything if it has a stain on it, if it has any tears, or if it smells.
How Much Money Can You Make From Selling on Thredup?
If your Gap tee shirt sells for $12, you can expect to get 3% – 15% of that (around 10 cents… yikes!) BUT, if you have a Gucci handbag that sells for $350, you get to keep 80% of that (aka around $280).
Everything You Need to Know About Selling on ThredUp
All in all, Thredup is NOT some kind of upscale reselling shop where you’ll be able to make a living off your earnings, but it IS a nice way to get rid of some old clothes you don’t want and potentially make a bit of spending money.