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How to Consign

Seasonal clothing may be brought to The Way We Were Monday through Friday. We do not accept consignment items on Saturday. Your personal information and your items will be entered into our computer software program. You will be given a contract that outlines the details of our consignment policies. Accessories, shoes and Jewelry are always welcome.

  • Prices are set by the Way We Were.
  • We accept consignment Monday through Friday during normal business hours. No appointment is necessary and we ask that you bring in no more that 12 to 15 items at a time. Consignors that are already registered can drop off their items and run if they choose.
  • All items must be freshly laundered or dry cleaned, neatly pressed and in pristine condition, be in season, preferably designer or quality clothing not more than 2 years old.
    Items must be folded neatly or on a hanger which you will have returned to you.
  • When your items sell, you will receive 40% of the selling price.
  • Consignors who take a store credit will receive a 10% bonus on top of their consignment payout. Store Credits may be used immediately; payouts will take place on or after the 15th of the month following the sale of your items.
  • The onus is on the consignor to pick up money owing.
  • After a 30 day period, The Way We Were reserves the right to reduce the price of your items.
  • If your items do not sell within the consignment period you may pick up your items or choose to have them donated to a local charity.
  • The onus is on the consignor to pick up monies owing within 90 days from the end of the contract. After this period the consignor may take a store credit only.
  • All consignors are tagged as donate in our software system.
  • The consignor is responsbile to contact The Way We Were at the end of the contract if they wish to have their items returned. Any items not sold will be pulled and the consignor will be required to pick up these items within 3-5 days. Clients who have indicated they want their items donated should they not sell will have their items donated to one of several different charities serving women and the needy.