What We Buy
Hello! Thank you for your interest in selling your baby/children’s/maternity items with us! Currently, we are not booking new reservations because we are booked solid through the end of 2019. We will be posting mid-October about our new booking procedures and item limits for 2020 and will start taking January reservations at that time. Thank you for your understanding!
For an idea of our procedures and for a short list of items we are accepting without a reservation, please keep reading. Note that our item limit will change in January. If our needs grow throughout the fall, we will update the list below of items being accepted without a reservation.
At Chloe’s Closet, we pay you upfront for your gently-loved items. We will give you your choice of cash or store credit. * All cash offers over $25 will be paid by company check. * Store credit does not expire, but it is valid towards resale items only.
Payouts are tiered percentages, based on several factors. The items at the lower percentage payout will include items such as baby onesies, Walmart or some Target brands, etc. The items at the higher percentages include items such as select shoes, select boutique or higher-end brands, and select large baby items. Cash payout will range from 28%-40% cash/ 33%-45% store credit. You are paid on your items before they go on the rack, before any discounts, and even if they do not sell.
Keep in mind there are many ways to sell your items. We are a locally-owned, family-owned business and when sharing your items with us, you are a great support to the local Chloe’s Closet community and an encouragement to the continuation of face-to-face interaction. We appreciate you!! However, if you are in search of a way to sell your items at a price close to what you paid, we are not the solution for you. We aim to put as much money back out into the community as possible, but we also have amazing prices for our customers. This means sellers receive a fraction of that lower-than-retail price. For an idea of who we are and what you are supporting, we’d love for you to come visit.
We carry both boys and girls clothing, sizes preemie to kids’ sizes 18, as well as select juniors (these are adult sizes in brands/styles geared towards tweens/teens). We also carry maternity clothes. For further details on the other items we carry, read below.
* For the majority of items, you must have a reservation. Read below for details.
* Before selling to us, we highly encourage you to visit the shop first. You will get an idea of the quality of items we are accepting, as well as some ideas of what else you may have that you could bring. Some have the idea we only carry high-end or boutique brands. We consider all brands! 🙂 Be sure to also check out our prices so you will have a reasonable expectation on what your payout may be.
Items we are currently accepting without a reservation (you may drop by unannounced):
1- Shoes sizes toddler 5- big kid 8
2- Sleepers/Pajamas for both girls & boys.
For these items, you will still need to leave them with us and we will get back with you on an offer.
Please watch this website or our Facebook page for new updates.
We apologize that we are unable to give estimates over the phone, email or messenger. If you are in search of the best payout and have time to meet others for pick-up, etc, please try other selling methods before bringing us your items. If you have a large item difficult to bring in and you’d like to ask if we would consider it, you may send pictures of the items, as well as pictures of flaws. We can at least tell you if we’d consider making an offer. Thank you for your understanding.
*Please wash and sort through your items before you bring them. Pre-treating stains goes a long way in what we can accept.
Items we do NOT buy or sell:
*items with stains, marks, holes, tears, loose threads or wear from washing/drying
*nursery bedding, including bumpers, mesh crib liners & crib teething guards
*infant bathtubs & infant bath slings/bathers
*crib/ bed mattresses (we do take changing table pads)
*breast pumps, including new breast pumps
*stuffed animals or plush baby toys (unless it is an attachment on a bouncer, etc),
*plush chairs or other plush items
*pillows, pregnancy pillows (we do take nursing pillows)
*headwraps sized larger than 24 months,
*hats sized larger than 24 months (with the exception of costumes),
*swim floats or life jackets,
*furniture (we do take changing tables, kids’ tables/chairs, small toy/book shelves),
*technology- CDs, VHS, DVDs
As of April 1, 2019: To create more space for items that have proven to be more in demand, we will no longer be accepting nursery room decor/big kid room decor. Watch for possible changes on this in the future.
Items we DO Buy and Sell:
Clothing Styles: We purchase a wide variety of clothing. From everyday brands to dresses, suits, smocks and boutique/specialty brand outfits, we stock the store with something for everyone. Purchases will be made based on quality, brand, and our current inventory needs.
Clothing Sizes: Kids’ sizes range from preemie through Size 18, as well as juniors (adult sizes geared towards tweens/teens). We also accept maternity clothes of all sizes.
Shoe Sizes: Girls’ shoe sizes range from newborn-13, as well as big kid sizes 1-8.
Boys’ shoe sizes range from newborn-13, as well as big kid sizes 1-10.
Larger size shoes must be tween/teen styles.
Other Items: We also purchase kids’ necklaces/bracelets, spirit wear, sportswear, dance & tumbling, swimwear, dress-up clothes, ski clothing, costumes, strollers, toys, children’s books, and children’s room decor, etc.
Hints! Pre-treat any stains before you wash clothing and magic eraser works wonders on removing marks from toys and some materials for shoes.
*All toys and other items requiring batteries MUST include working batteries at drop-off. If batteries are not included or do not work, the item will NOT be accepted.
*Any assembly of toys with more than 3-4 pieces must be done before drop-off. Due to labor costs, we no longer spend time assembling toys.
*We appreciate that you freshly wash the clothing you’d like to sell to us.
*We appreciate that you fold items nicely in a clean box or a bin that can be stacked. If these are unavailable, formed bags are acceptable as well. *If your clothing arrives in trash bags, they become extremely wrinkled and the condition may not appear to be as good as it actually is. This will likely lower your offer.
*We only accept clothing in like-new or very gently-used condition. To help keep our labor costs down (keeping our prices down), we appreciate that you pull out any items with stains or extra wear prior to drop-off.
*Please pair pajama sets prior to drop off.
*If you have 2-piece sets, it is helpful for these to be paired together as well. Our customers love sets! 🙂
If you have read this far, thank you! We look forward to doing business with you!