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Be a Better Fashion Consumer

Roomful of clothes but nothing to wear? You’re hardly alone. The average household owns an average of R 40 000 worth of clothes, 30 percent of which languishes unworn, according to the Waste & Resources Action Programme. A third of the clothing we buy every year ends up in the landfill, sometimes after just one […]

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The Next Big Eco Trend – Secondhand Clothing

“McKinsey’s State of Fashion report recently concluded that more than half of fast-fashion items are thrown away in less than a year. This trend is exacerbated by, what’s described as, “the Instagram look and chuck mentality”. One estimate is that 11 million clothing items a week go to landfill – or 300 000 tons a […]

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Resell Fashion Online as a Business Opportunity

There was a time where thrift shopping or receiving second hand goods was largely frowned upon by many in society. Children were teased during their primary and high school years because their parents had purchased them school clothes from second-hand stores. Today, through celebrity endorsement of thrift shopping and resale success stories, the negative reputation of […]

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How It Works – Resell Fashion Online in South Africa

How It Works Closety is a peer-to-peer platform to resell pre-owned fashion online. Our platform encourages the reselling of fashion in a secured and transparent manner for the protection of both buyers and sellers. See below instructions on how our platform works. Reselling, Buying and Shipping Reselling Opening your Closety “store”. To sell your fashion […]

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