Don’t want to take out a second mortgage on your house to buy that amazing Armani dress? Looking for that perfect pair of vintage sneakers to complete your wardrobe? You should probably avoid the fashion boutiques and H&M’s and try your luck on one of the many fashion resale platforms. The used fashion industry is proof that the sharing economy is still as booming as ever.
One of the startups that is doing really well in the used fashion industry is United Wardrobe. The online marketplace for used clothing was the winner of Sprout’s 25 under 25 competition (the prize for the best new young entrepreneurs), and has sold over a million euro’s worth of clothes since their launch in 2014. This startup is currently the biggest platform for second hand vintage clothing in the Benelux with over 120.000 active users.