Vestiaire Collective

Mytheresa x Vestiaire Collective

Retail

Mytheresa Joins the Resale Game With Vestiaire Collective

The retailer is starting to offer a handbag resale service for its top clients.

clock June 8, 2021Natalie Theodosi

Benetton x Depop

Retail

Depop’s Sale to Etsy Highlights Secondhand Market Boom

The resale market is on a fast upward trajectory following Depop’s $1.6 billion sale to Etsy and a flurry of M&A deals in the sector this year.

clock June 2, 2021Natalie Theodosi

Vinted raises 250 million euros in Series F investment round

Financial

Secondhand Clothing Marketplace Vinted Raises 250 Million Euros

The new funding round, led by EQT Growth, has given the company a pre-money valuation of 3.5 billion euros.

clock May 12, 2021Natalie Theodosi

Fashion Scoops

Vestiaire Collective Launches Global Donation Program

The secondhand luxury platform has launched a campaign to fund textile recycling in Ghana.

clock April 22, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Lululemon Like New

Retail

Lululemon Wants to Buy Back Your Workout Gear — and Then Sell It Again

The retailer will begin accepting used apparel for trade-in credit in May as the fashion industry at large continues to embrace secondhand.

clock April 20, 2021Kellie Ell

Maximilian Bittner, ceo of Vestiaire Collective.

Business

Kering Takes Minority Stake in Vestiaire Collective

Kering and Tiger Global and others have invested $216 million in the luxury resale platform.

clock March 1, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Vestiare Collective is a high-end resale platform.

Financial

Vestiaire Collective Raises $64M in Latest Round, Targets Japan and Korea

Korelya, Vaultier7, Fidelity International funds and Cuir Invest have backed the resale platform, despite coronavirus jitters.

clock April 20, 2020Samantha Conti and Tiffany Ap

Ondine, 13, stopped buying fast-fashion after watching "The True Cost"

Fashion Features

Reselling, Re-consuming: IFM Conference Highlights Strength of Secondhand Market

According to the Institut Français de la Mode, 40 percent of French consumers bought at least one secondhand item in 2019.

clock November 27, 2019Fleur Burlet

Italian beauty box start-up Abiby.

Beauty Features

Italian Beauty Box Start-up Gains Traction With Fashion Partnerships

Launched last year, Abiby is on the radar of local beauty customers and companies such as Vestiaire Collective, Colmar and Cosmoprof.

clock November 13, 2019Sandra Salibian

Maximilian Bittner, ceo of Vestiaire Collective.

Marketing and Promotion

BCG, Vestiaire Collective See Pre-owned Luxury Sales Market Growing 12% a Year

It’s not just ecological considerations potentially driving the growth — shoppers are also on the hunt for bargains.

clock October 15, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Sophie Herman;Livia Firth;Carlo Capasa

Fashion Scoops

Vestiaire Collective Partners With Green Carpet Awards

The luxury resale web site debuted a pop-up of vintage evening gowns, some dating back to the Sixties, at the Tearose boutique in Milan.

clock September 20, 2019Fleur Burlet

Louis Vuitton Speedy bag with screens

Technology

LVMH to Create First Global Luxury Blockchain

The technology, which will debut with Louis Vuitton and Parfums Christian Dior, will be available to all luxury brands without intermediation.

clock May 16, 2019Joelle Diderich

Marie Blanchet

Human Resources

Marie Blanchet Named CEO of William Vintage in London

Blanchet used to head up Vestiaire Collective’s vintage business.

clock March 15, 2019Fiona Ma

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