Resale How To's & Condition Details

To consign, we require you to send an email attaching photographs (front, back, inside, sides) of the item(s) that you are consigning with the subject line CONSIGNMENT. Please note: unless new, all clothing must be dry cleaned in order for us to proceed. After we have received your photos we will reach out to you confirming acceptance and the next steps.

Valamode Vintage a la Mode offers the following percentage of payouts: Seventy percent (70%) Chanel, Hermes & Louis Vuitton ONLY. Seventy percent (70%) Haute Couture Designers i.e. Prada, Gucci, Burberry etc. with a resale value over $500.00. Haute Couture designers with a resale value under $500.00 will receive 60%.  Fifty five percent (55%) Fashion Brands i.e. Coach, BCBG/Max Azria, Rachel Roy etc.

*Note* We are more than happy to extend a personalized service within Ottawa, Ontario. Send us an email for pick up/drop off services. 

We thoroughly examine and rate all items being consigned. Our rating system is determined by the condition and value of the items in the current market.

Each item will have details along side a rating system based out of 10. 

Example: This item is rated in Fair (F) condition 6/10 

ITEM CONDITION CHART

Fair
(F)
Worn on a regular basis with normal wear and tear
Good
(G)
Worn with some wear to the item
Very Good
(VG)
Moderately worn with minor wear to the item
Excellent
(E)
Rarely worn or like new
Pristine
(P)
Never worn (new)
Pristine*
(P*)
Never worn with minor imperfections 

 

Due to the limited nature of these items, items purchased are non-refundable. If your item is grossly misrepresented, we may offer an exchange for the full purchase price, excluding shipping charges incurred by the post office. These highly rare exchanges must be postmarked within 72 hours of the original delivery date and shipping via traceable and insured mail. For items received after this time period, we reserve the right to deny the exchange. 

We do our best to give the best of detail for every item listed. If you have any question we ask that you please email us at info@valamode.com and we will be happy to assist you.